2021 Sankranti Dates | 12 Auspicious Panchang Muhurut of Sankraman Events

When it is about the Sankranti followers, the information of Sankranti dates is not enough for them. They show great interest in three types of muhurta as well, which are-

  • Muhurat of Sankranti
  • Sankranti Punya Kaal
  • Sankranti Maha Punya Kaal

It is to be noted that the whole Sankranti Day or Sankranti moment is not special or beneficial. Only certain Ghati(s) (time) before and after the Sankranti moment are important and considered auspicious for performing righteous charitable activities.

This particular time period is known as Sankranti Punya Kaal (auspicious time) and Sankranti Maha Punya Kaal (highly auspicious time). All the Sankraman events or festive rituals are performed in this duration only, which is found out as per the Panhcang Muhurat.

2019 Sankranti Dates and 12 Auspicious Panchang Muhurut of Sankraman Events (An Indian lady seeing the Sankranti calendar in a room filled with sun light)
Illustration of Sankranti calendar dates

Sankranti Date & Time


In this Sneh Post, we will know about Sankranti in brief.

Then we will unveil the names of those calendars which are the basics of finding the Sankranti day, dates, and time.

In the later section, the information regarding the exact dates of 2019 Sankranti and the Muhurats.

Sankranti Dates: Quick Look
Also Known As
Sankranthi or Sankraman date and muhurat time
Auspicious for Daan-Punya or donation related activities
Event Type
Indian, Astrological, Religious
Observed By
Date and Time
Varies as per the Hindu Solar calendar
Occurrence/ Frequency

About Sankranti

Sankranti marks the transmigration of the Sun from one zodiac (sign, AKA Rashi) to the next. The migration is the movement of the planetary shift. The meaning and significance of Sankranti are associated with the ‘sacred changes’ and ‘auspicious muhurta.

System of Sankranti Dates

In India, the Sankranti calendar system differs in some states or regions. Some people celebrate each Sankranti as the beginning of the month as per the solar calendar; they are from- Andhra Pradesh, Punjab, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, and Kerala.

The others observe it as the ending of the month as per the Assamese calendar and Bengali calendar; they are- Assamese, Bengali, and followers from the nearby regions.

2019 Sankranti Dates as Per English and Hindu Calendar

Check out the below table for information about all 12 Sankranti, their names, dates, and months!

The first column of the table tells all the names of different Sankranti(s).

The second column reveals the names of the Hindi solar months or Hindi lunar months in which a particular Sankranti is being observed.

The third column is dedicated to all Sankranti dates in the 2019 year, which fall in different 12 months of the English calendar (Western calendar).

Name of Sankranti
Day and Date (2021)
Panchang Tithi
Makar Sankranti
Thursday, 14 January 2021
Kumbha Sankranti
Friday, 12 February 2021
Meena Sankranti
Sunday, 14 March 2021
Mesha Sankranti, Solar New Year
Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Vrishabha Sankranti
Friday, 14 May 2021
Mithuna Sankranti
Tuesday, 15 June 2021
Karka Sankranti
Friday, 16 July 2021
Simha Sankranti
Tuesday, 17 August 2021
Kanya Sankranti, Vishwakarma Puja
Friday, 17 September 2021
Tula Sankranti
Sunday, 17 October 2021
Vrischika Sankranti
Tuesday, 16 November 2021
Dhanu Sankranti
Thursday, 16 December 2021

Panchang Muhurat of Sankraman Events

Makar Sankranti

Makar Sankranti Day and Date: Thursday, 14 January 2021
Makar Sankranti Moment: 08:30 AM, 14 January 2021
(Time of Sankraman)
Makar Sankranti Maha Punya Kaal: 08:30 AM to 10:16 AM
(Duration of Muhurat: 01 Hour 46 Mins)
Makar Sankranti Punya Kaal: 08:30 AM to 05:55 PM
(Duration of Muhurat: 09 Hours 25 Mins)

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