When is Dhanu Sankranti 2023?

Dhanu Sankranti 2023 is on Saturday 16th Dec, 2023 (16/12/2023) in 1294 days

What is Dhanu Sankranti?

Dhanu Sankranti

Dhanu Sankranti is a Hindu festival that marks the crossing of the sun over the zodiac sign Sagittarius. It is celebrated by worshipping Lord Surya, the god of light, and Lord Jagannath, who is considered as a form of Vishnu. On that day, theatrical street plays are performed – depicting the life of Lord Krishna from birth to the killing of the tyrant ruler Kamsa. Moreover, several events from the Bhagavata Purana are referred to in the plays.

Dates for Dhanu Sankranti from 2015 to 2025

The next occurrence of Dhanu Sankranti is marked in red

When is ...?WeekdayDateDays away
Dhanu Sankranti 2025TuesdayDec 16th in 2025 days
Dhanu Sankranti 2024SundayDec 15th in 1659 days
Dhanu Sankranti 2023SaturdayDec 16th in 1294 days
Dhanu Sankranti 2022FridayDec 16th in 929 days
Dhanu Sankranti 2021ThursdayDec 16th in 564 days
Dhanu Sankranti 2020TuesdayDec 15th in 198 days
Dhanu Sankranti 2019MondayDec 16th 166 days ago
Dhanu Sankranti 2018SundayDec 16th 531 days ago
Dhanu Sankranti 2017SaturdayDec 16th 896 days ago
Dhanu Sankranti 2016ThursdayDec 15th 1262 days ago
Dhanu Sankranti 2015WednesdayDec 16th 1627 days ago
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Quick Facts

Start DateDec 16, 2023
When? Starts in 1294 days
Duration1 Day
Type Hindu Holidays

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