Sunday, January 14, 2018

Sun Transit in Capricorn and Makar Sankranti Today!

Sun Transit will affect these 7 zodiac signs! Read the astrological effects of Sun transit in Capricorn and Learn What is the significance of bathing and donation on Makar Sankranti?

The lord of the Navagrahas will transit into the Capricorn on January 14, and the planet will transit after a period of one month in Aquarius on 13th February at 03:02 pm. Let us know the effect of the Sun transit in the Capricorn.

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The transit of Sun in the sign Capricorn will enforce an increase in the professional power and social position of those belonging to the Aries sign. Your conduct will have a commanding and dominating expression. Read More...


As the Sun transits in the sign Capricorn your determination towards your goals might increase tremendously. A long tour during this period is also on the cards. Read More...


This Sun transit in the sign Capricorn might drain you off your energy more frequently. Major-minor health issues are also likely. Try to critique your actions before performing them during this period. Read More...


The move of the planet Sun into Capricorn sign might induce bitterness and irritation in your behaviour and conduct. Your spouse’s conduct might endorse specks of ego and rudeness. Read More...


Leos might witness a decline in their health as the planet Sun would set off to enter the sign Capricorn. Minor issues such as fever and headache should not be taken lightly during this period. Read More...


Those belonging to the sign Virgo and are eager to pursue higher education in a foreign land might make the best of the transit of the planet Sun in the sign Capricorn. Read More...


The movement of the planet Sun in the sign Capricorn might crop disharmony in your domestic life. Major issues in your personal and professional life might arise due to your aggression and impatient nature. Read More...

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Abstain from endorsing your overconfidence during this transit period as it might prove to be lethal for you. As the Sun will move to the sign Capricorn, tiffs with colleagues and younger siblings might begin to crop up unnecessarily. Read More...


The transit of the planet Sun into the sign Capricorn might unveil financial gains for you during this period. Your behavior with people might exhibit increased bitterness and agony which might turn your relationships sour. Read More...


You might constantly be hot under the collar while the planet Sun makes a transit in the Capricorn sign. You might also suffer from minor health issues during this period. Read More...


The transit of the planet Sun in the sign Capricorn might give long trips to the natives of the sign Aquarius. Read More...


Due to the change in the position of Sun, your efforts would double up, due to which your earnings might manifold. You’ll be more concerned about yourself, rather than the world. Read More...

Now Let's know about the festivities happening Today

Makar Sankranti 2018

Makar Sankranti is a major festival associated with Hindu religion. This festival is celebrated during the transit of Sun in Capricorn. According to the Hindu calendar, Makar Sankranti is celebrated when Sun enters the Capricorn from the Sagittarius in the month of Paush. According to the English calendar, this date usually comes every year on January 14th. From this day, the northern phase of Sun starts, hence it is celebrated as Uttarayan festival as well in some regions of India. In South Indian states, Makar Sankranti is celebrated as Pongal festival. Climate change begins only with Makar Sankranti. Autumn gradually decreases and spring arrives. Since this day, the days start getting longer and the nights become smaller.

It is also important to know - the Lunar Eclipse or Chandra Grahan will occur after 17 days of Sun transit in Capricorn. It is believed that after more than 150 years, the rare full Moon Eclipse will occur on January 31, 2018 which, according to astronomy, is called "blue moon". This lunar eclipse will be seen in many countries of the world including India, and it will have a big effect everywhere.

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Religious and mythological significance of Makar Sankranti

Makar Sankranti has great significance in India with a religious and cultural perspective. According to mythological beliefs, on the day of Makar Sankranti, Sun goes to his son Shani’ place. Since Saturn is the lord of Capricorn and Aquarius, therefore, this festival is also associated with the unique meeting of father-son.

According to another legend, Makar Sankranti is celebrated as the victory of Lord Vishnu on the Asuras. It is said that on the day of Makar Sankranti, Lord Vishnu had struck the dead bodies of Asuras on the Prithvilok and buried their heads on Mandara hill. Lord Vishnu’s victory began to be celebrated as Makar Sankranti festival from then.

On January 14, the Sun will transit in Capricorn. Capricorn is the zodiac of Saturn and Saturn is the son of lord Sun, despite being father and son, there is hostility among each other, so this event can get some bustle as per astrology.

Know the significance of Makar Sankrati and its Muhurat in detail: Makar Sankranti 2018


Pongal is an important Hindu festival celebrated in southern India especially in Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Andhra Pradesh. Pongal is majorly celebrated by farmers. On this occasion, after chopping down the paddy harvest, people celebrate Pongal's festival to show their gratitude. Pongal festival is celebrated in the middle of January, the first date of Tamil month called 'Tae'. This festival, which lasted for 3 days is dedicated to lord Sun and Indra Dev. People express their gratitude towards God for good rain, fertile land and better crop with Pongal. On the first day of this festival, garbage is burnt, on the second day Lakshmi is worshiped and on the third day animal wealth is worshiped.

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Uttarayan is a festival celebrated especially in Gujarat. This festival is celebrated on 14 and 15 January on the arrival of new crop and season. On this occasion, kite festival is organized which is famous all over the world. Fasting is done on the festival of Uttarayan and granules or “chakki” of sesame seeds and peanuts are made.

Sun is considered to be the factor of soul, father, ancestor, high government service and respect, therefore Sun transit is of great importance. The auspiciousness of the Sun in the horoscope provides growth to the native. At the same time, due to the inauspicious effect of the sun, loss of respect, painfulness to father, and trouble in job etc. could happen. The ill effects of sun worship can be avoided by worshiping Lord Sun.

Importance of Uttarayan period in Hinduism

In Hinduism, the movement of the Sun from south to north is considered to be very auspicious. It is believed that the rays of the Sun, when the Sun moves from east to south, are considered bad, but when the Sun starts moving from east to north, then its rays increase health and peace.

Know about Uttarayan in detail: Uttarayan Festival 2018

We, at AstroSage wish you all a very happy Makar Sankranti! We hope that peace and prosperity will always be there in your life.

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