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Kanya Sankranti

According to the Hindu Solar Calendar, Kanya Sankranti largely marks the beginning of the sixth month. It is to be noted that for Dan-Punya activities, all the twelve Sankrantis in the whole year are really auspicious. On the other hand, Sankranti related religious activities are performed certain duration after or before each sankranti is regarded very auspicious. As per the Hindu religious scholars and pundits, “For Kanya Sankranti sixteen Ghatis after the Sankranti moment are considered Shubh or auspicious and the time window from Sankranti to sixteen Ghati after Sankranti is taken for all Dan-Punya activities.”

In certain region in India, Kanya Sankranti day is largely celebrated as Vishwakarma Puja day. On the other hand, Sankranti is known as Sankramanam in south India. It is highly noted that since the Puranic age, Vishwakarma is largely known as the divine Engineer. Therefore, engineering community and all other professionals worship Vishwakarma. In the month of September, the festival is largely celebrated as per the Georgian calendar. The workers worship their instruments and tools that are used in their profession in the workshop and office in front of Lord Vishwakarma because this Lord is considered as ‘The Architect of Gods’ or ‘Devashilpi’. The symbol of excellence and quality in craftsmanship is Lord Vishwakarma.

According to the Hindu religious scholars and pundits, “Vishwakarma Puja is the puja of Lord Vishwakarma, the main architect of the universe who had fabricated the universe as per the direction of Brahma, the lord of creation. The festival is observed on the Kanya Sankranti Day (September) which follows the Ganesh Puja.” It is celebrated by all weavers, artists, industrial houses and craftsman. Most of the Hindus visit temples that are dedicated to Lord Vishwakarma. They largely indulge in religious rituals and pujas at home and temple as per the ancient Hindu tradition and culture.

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