Vrishabha Sankranti

Transition of Rashi’s takes place on the auspicious day of Vrishabha Sankranti also known as Vrushabha Sankaram. Sun transits into Vreshabha rashi from Mesh rashi and mark the beginning of Vrishabha season. In Orissa this day is celebrated as Brusha Sankranti.

Muhurata for Vrishabha Sankranti

According to modern calendar this year Vrishabha Sankranti will fall on 15th of May 2015. The punya kaal muhaurata will last for 5 hours and 46 minutes during 5:00 am to 10:46 am. The maha punya kaal muhurata on Vrishabha Sankranti will last for 23 minutes during 10:22 am to 10:46 am.

Rituals to perform

  •  Gifting cow on this day is considered very auspicious.
  • Lord Vishnu temple should be specially visited on this day.
  • Prayers should be made to Lord Vishnu to grant us the wisdom to choose between good and evil
  • Sankramana snaana (bath) should be taken in Holy River.
  • Pitra Tarpan should be conducted specially on this day.
  • For conducting daan and punya, sixteen gharis before Vrishabha Sankranti are considered very auspicious.

Significance of Vrishabha Sankranti

Vrishabha Sankranti marks the beginning of Vrishabha month according to hindu calendar. Lord Brahma is considered the creator of Universe, Lord Vishnu takes care of entire universe and Lord Shiva is the destroyer of the universe. Thus equilibrium is maintained and hence the cycle of living, existing, dyeing and taking re birth. Vrishabh Sankranti is a pious day to worship God and indulge in good deeds. On this day people worship the Gods to free them from ‘moh’ and ‘maya’ so that they can lead a better life and eventually free themselves from the cycle of birth and rebirth.

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