Vrischika Sankranti

Vrishchika Sankranti marks the day the Sun enter the zodiac Scorpio. This Sankranti is also called Vruschika Sankramanam. On this Sankranti the planetary shift of Lord Surya Bhagawan helps us to regain energy and it is said that the Lords complete their hibernation in this month. This sankranti denotes the beginning of the ‘Vrischika Masam’ in the Malayalam calendar and ‘Karthigai Masam’ in the Tamil calendar. This sankranti is an ideal day for holy bath in the rivers, to donate to charity, other dhaan activities. This is one of the most important months to seek the blessings of Lord Vishnu.

Vrischika Sankranti 2023

Fri , 17th Nov 2023

Rituals of Vrischika Sankranti

On Vrischika Sankranti, sixteen ghatis (each ghati is of 24 minutes) prior to Sankranti moment marks the onset of the auspicious time period. This is considered the best time to perform Punya or Daan activities. It is said in scriptures that donating a cow to a temple or goshala will bring immense virtues. Hindu religious scriptures like ‘Vishnu Sahasranama’ and ‘Aditya Hrudayam’ are recited. Devotees also chant Gayathri mantra in praise of the Sun God.

Vrishchika Sankranti Phalam

  • This sankranti kala will be productive for market researchers and business entrepreneurs.
  • This time period also brings ample opportunities to enhance life status and economic status. 
  • This Sankranti kala will be good for governments globally and collaborations.
  • Prices of essential commodities might turn expensive
  • There could be some suffering health wise
  • The weather could be harsh and extreme causing some calamities.

Important Timings On Vrischika Sankranti


November 17, 2023 6:45 AM


November 17, 2023 5:37 PM

Punya Kaal Muhurta

November 17, 6:45 AM - November 17, 12:11 PM

Maha Punya Kaal Muhurta

November 17, 6:45 AM - November 17, 8:33 AM

Sankranti Moment

November 17, 2023 1:22 AM

Vrischika Sankranti festival dates between 2020 & 2030




Monday, 16th of November


Tuesday, 16th of November


Wednesday, 16th of November


Friday, 17th of November


Saturday, 16th of November


Sunday, 16th of November


Monday, 16th of November


Wednesday, 17th of November


Thursday, 16th of November


Friday, 16th of November


Saturday, 16th of November