Kanya Sankranti

Sankranti denotes the Sun’s transition from one zodiac sign to another sign. Kanya Sankranti is one of the twelve sankrantis. During Kanya Sankranti, the Sun transits from Simha rashi (Leo) to Kanya rashi (Virgo). This movement of Surya Bhagawan into Kanya (Virgo) is called Kanya Sankranti. Kanya Sankranti marks the beginning of the sixth month in Hindu Solar Calendar. Sankranthi kala is highly auspicious for Dhan-Punya activities, Shradh puja for ancestors and penance rituals. It is also beneficial to take holy bath in sacred rivers and theerthas of famous temples. The time duration of transit or the Sankranti kala is considered auspicious for Sankranti related activities. Kanya Sankranti day is also observed as Vishwakarma Jayanthi day. It is called Sankramanam in South India.

Kanya Sankranti 2023

Sun , 17th Sep 2023

Kanya Rashi- General attributes

Sun in Virgo influences pragmatic and practical mindset among people. It also promotes a natural sense of being generous, helpful and be of service to others; ability to solve problems, analyze the root causes challenges are well nurtured during this phase under Virgo’s reign. Structured approach, unmistakable intelligence and reliability are the primary characteristics of this phase.

Kanya Sankranti Phalam

  • This transit will be auspicious for traders, businessmen and all the digital businesses.
  • All the essential commodities would cost moderate in price. 
  • This Kanya Sankranti brings financial and physical stability in life
  • Transit to Kanya rashi promotes good health for people and other living beings in the environment.
  • There will be peace and cordial relations among nations.
  • Good rains will be seen resulting in rise of grain stocks.

Important Timings On Kanya Sankranti


September 17, 2023 6:17 AM


September 17, 2023 6:25 PM

Punya Kaal Muhurta

September 17, 1:34 PM - September 17, 6:25 PM

Maha Punya Kaal Muhurta

September 17, 1:34 PM - September 17, 1:58 PM

Sankranti Moment

September 17, 2023 1:34 PM

Kanya Sankranti festival dates between 2019 & 2029




Tuesday, 17th of September


Wednesday, 16th of September


Friday, 17th of September


Saturday, 17th of September


Sunday, 17th of September


Monday, 16th of September


Wednesday, 17th of September


Thursday, 17th of September


Friday, 17th of September


Saturday, 16th of September


Monday, 17th of September