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Saṇkrānti is the apparent passage of the sun from one rāśi<ref>Rāśi is zodiacal sign.</ref> to the next following one. For  instance, when the sun leaves Dhanus and enters Makara, it is designated as Makarasaṅkrānti. Meṣasaṅkrānti and Tulāsaṅkrānti  are called Viṣuvasaṅkrānti. On these tithis, the duration of day and night are equal.
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Saṇkrānti is the apparent passage of the sun from one rāśi<ref>Rāśi is zodiacal sign.</ref> to the next following one. For  instance, when the sun leaves Dhanus and enters [[Makara]], it is designated as Makarasaṅkrānti. Meṣasaṅkrānti and Tulāsaṅkrānti  are called Viṣuvasaṅkrānti. On these tithis, the duration of day and night are equal.
  
  
 
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==References==
 
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* The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore
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* The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram [[Krishna]] Math, Bangalore
  
 
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Latest revision as of 07:32, 19 December 2016

By Swami Harshananda

Sometimes transliterated as: Visuvasankranti, VisuvasaJkrAnti, Visuvasaykraanti


Saṇkrānti is the apparent passage of the sun from one rāśi[1] to the next following one. For instance, when the sun leaves Dhanus and enters Makara, it is designated as Makarasaṅkrānti. Meṣasaṅkrānti and Tulāsaṅkrānti are called Viṣuvasaṅkrānti. On these tithis, the duration of day and night are equal.


References

  1. Rāśi is zodiacal sign.
  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore