Tula Sankranti


Tula Sankranti marks the day the Sun enter the zodiac Libra. It is also known as Garvana or Garbhana Sankranti. The day of Tula Sankranti is the first day of the Kartika masa in the hindu solar calendar. Usually, it coincides with the day as Mahastami and this day is celebrated all over India. Different rituals are followed in different states of India. Tula Sankranti Celebrations are popular in the states of Odisha and Karnataka. Farmers celebrate the growing paddy fields just like a pregnant mother who rejoices and enjoys the gestation period. Thus, Tula Sankranti is also called the Garbhana Sankranti. The day is of social, religious, and cultural significance in India.

Tula Sankranti 2023

Wed , 18th Oct 2023

Rituals

Goddess Mahalakshmi and Goddess Parvathi are worshipped on the day of Tula Sankranti in Odisha and Karnataka. Temples are decorated and special poojas, homas are organised on this day to please the Goddesses. Grains of Rice, wheat, lentils along with fresh fruits, vegetables and thamboolam that consists of betel leaf, areca nuts, sandalwood paste and kumkum, bangles are offered to Goddess Mahalakshmi and Goddess Parvathi in the temples. In Karnataka, a coconut wrapped in a silk cloth and decorated with flowers is offered to Goddess Parvathi/Maha Shakthi.

Offering these sacred things to the Goddess on this day is known to protect us from severe famines and draughts. Goddesses also bless us with bountiful harvest and prosperity.

People perform tarpanam during the sankranti kala. Visit powerful Shakthi, Navagraha temples and donate food, clothes and money to poor and needy people.

Tula Sankranti Phalan

  • This sankranti kala is beneficial for people below poverty line to progress and enhance their financial status. 
  • This period also benfits people with menial jobs and black colored jobs. 
  • Essential Commodities would be of moderately high prices. 
  • This period might bring fear and sense of anxiety 
  • People will suffer from frequent flu-cough and cold. 
  • There could be natural calamities in some parts of the world. 
  • Famine and conflict among nations are foreseen. 

Tula Sankranti festival dates between 2020 & 2030

Year

Date

2020

Saturday, 17th of October

2021

Sunday, 17th of October

2022

Monday, 17th of October

2023

Wednesday, 18th of October

2024

Thursday, 17th of October

2025

Friday, 17th of October

2026

Saturday, 17th of October

2027

Monday, 18th of October

2028

Tuesday, 17th of October

2029

Wednesday, 17th of October

2030

Thursday, 17th of October