Surya sankranti date and timing

In Vedic astrology, Surya or the planet Sun is the king of navagrahas and the lord of the Simha zodiac sign. The Sun is the soul of the universe and governs our consciousness.

In sidereal system, Sun changes the zodiac sign in the middle of the Gregorian month. On the solar calendar, this marks the beginning of a new month associated with a particular zodiac sign. In India, Sun's transit from one zodiac sign (rashi) to another is called Surya Sankranti, Surya Sankramana or Ravi Sankrama. Makar Sankranti, which marks Sun's transit into the Makara (Capricorn) rashi, is one of the most important of all Sankranti.

Surya have twelve transits in the year 2023.

What rashi is Surya transiting now?

Surya entered Meena rashi on March 15, 2023

Sun is in Meena rashi (Pisces) right now, where it will remain for 30 days. Surya ends its transit on April 14, 2023

On April 14, 2023, Sun will enter Mesha rashi (Mesha sankranti), ending it's transit of the Meena rashi.

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Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh, India

Surya Sankranti Dates 2023

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