When is Makar Sankranti 2023?

Makar Sankranti 2023 is on Sunday 15th Jan, 2023 (15/01/2023) in 1393 days

What is Makar Sankranti?

Makar Sankranti

Makara Sankranti is a mid-winter Hindu festival of Nepal and India. The festival is celebrated to pin the transition of the Sun from Sagittarius to Capricorn during the winter solstice in the northern hemisphere or the beginning of Uttarayana.

The famous Kumbh Mela is also held on Makar Sankranti every 12 years. Hindus gather in large numbers to take a holy dip at Ganga Sagar on this day every year.

Dates for Makar Sankranti from 2015 to 2024

The next occurrence of Makar Sankranti is marked in red

When is ...?WeekdayDateDays away
Makar Sankranti 2024MondayJan 15th in 1758 days
Makar Sankranti 2023SundayJan 15th in 1393 days
Makar Sankranti 2022FridayJan 14th in 1027 days
Makar Sankranti 2021ThursdayJan 14th in 662 days
Makar Sankranti 2020WednesdayJan 15th in 297 days
Makar Sankranti 2019TuesdayJan 15th 67 days ago
Makar Sankranti 2018SundayJan 14th 433 days ago
Makar Sankranti 2017SaturdayJan 14th 798 days ago
Makar Sankranti 2016FridayJan 15th 1163 days ago
Makar Sankranti 2015ThursdayJan 15th 1528 days ago
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Quick Facts

Start DateJan 15, 2023
When? Starts in 1393 days
Duration1 Day
Type Hindu Holidays

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