Sangrand (Sankranti in Hindi)
- Sangrand (Sankranti) is the first day of a month according to Indian traditional calendar (Bikrami Samvat). Chet is the first month of the year according to Bikrami Samvat calendar and hence the sangrand of Chet month is considered as the new year day.
So according to desi calendar of 2017, the new year will start on Tuesday, 14th March 2017.
Many readers will say that Vaisakh is the first month of the year and festival of Vaisakhi is the new year day. But actually this festival is related to the harvesting season of wheat crop.
The list of Sangrand dates in 2017 is given on this page.
The information on this page is divided into following sections:
Sangrand in March 2017
Sangrand in March 2017 is on 14 March (Tuesday) and the month of Chet (ਚੇਤ in Punjabi) will start on this date. It is also the new year day according to Bikrami Samvat calendar and also according to Nanakshahi calendar as Chet is the first month of the year.
The days start getting warmer in this month and the wheat crop is ready for harvesting during the month of Chet. About the harvesting of wheat crop, it is said ਜੱਟਾ ਚੜ੍ਹਿਆ ਚੇਤ, ਕੱਚੀ ਪੱਕੀ ਨਾ ਦੇਖ
Sangrand Hukamnama Sri Darbar Sahib
: For the last Sangrand (Phagan month - 12 Feb 2017), the hukamnama from Sri Darbar Sahib, Amritsar is as follows:
ਵਡਹੰਸੁ ਮਹਲਾ ੩ ॥
ਸੁਣਿਅਹੁ ਕੰਤ ਮਹੇਲੀਹੋ ਪਿਰੁ ਸੇਵਿਹੁ ਸਬਦਿ ਵੀਚਾਰਿ ॥
ਅਵਗਣਵੰਤੀ ਪਿਰੁ ਨ ਜਾਣਈ ਮੁਠੀ ਰੋਵੈ ਕੰਤ ਵਿਸਾਰਿ ॥
English Translation: Listen, O brides of Lord: serve your husband Lord, and comtemplate the word of his Shabad. The worthless bride does not know her husband lord - she is deluded; forgetting her husband Lord, she weeps and wails.
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Sangrand in February 2017
Sangrand in February 2017 is on 12 February (Sunday) and the month of Phagan (also Falgun) (ਫੱਗਣ in Punjabi) will start on this date. Phagan is the twelfth and last month of the year according to Bikarmi Samvat (Vikram Samvat) year.
The Sankranti or Sangrand of Falgun month is also known as Kumbah Sankranti.
With the start of Phagan month, the winter season is almost at its end.
|Special Days in February 2017
Sangrand Dates 2017
||Day of Week
|1.|| 14 January||Saturday||1 Maagh |
|2.|| 12 February||Sunday||1 Phagan |
|3.|| 14 March||Tuesday||1 Chet |
|4.|| 13 April||Thursday||1 Vaisakh |
|5.|| 14 May||Sunday||1 Jeth|
|6.|| 15 June||Thursday||1 Harh|
|7.|| 16 July||Sunday||1 Sawan |
|8.|| 16 August||Wednesday||1 Bhadon |
|9.|| 16 September||Saturday||1 Assu|
|10.|| 17 October||Tuesday||1 Kattak|
|11.|| 16 November||Thursday||1 Maghar|
|12.|| 15 December||Friday||1 Poh|
Puranmashi in 2017
The night of Full Moon is called as Puranmashi (or Punia) in Punjabi and the hindi word for this is Purnima. On this night, moon is visible as full circle and brighter than other days. The puranmashi in March 2017
is on 12th March (Sunday).
This will be Phalgun Purnima as the day falls in Phalgun month according to the Bikrami Samvat calendar. The word Puranmashi is also spelled as Pooranmashi.
The list of Puranmashi dates in the year 2017 is given in the following table. As this is associated with the rotation of moon around the earth and each cycle takes little more than 29 days, so the day of puranmashi comes after almost 29 days.
|Sr. No.||Puranmashi Date||Day of Week|
Masaya in 2017, Amavasya in 2017
Masaya or Amavasya is the new moon day. Moon is not visible on the night of masaya. The Masya in the month of January 2017 is on Friday, 27th Jan. This Masaya will be in the month of Maagh and will fall on 14th Maagh according to desi calendar.
|Sr. No.||Masaya Date||Day of Week|
|1.|| 27 January||Friday|
|2.|| 26 February||Sunday|
|3.|| 28 March||Tuesday|
|4.|| 26 April||Wednesday|
|5.|| 25 May||Thursday|
|6.|| 24 June||Saturday|
|7.|| 23 July||Sunday|
|8.|| 21 August||Monday|
|9.|| 20 September||Wednesday|
|10.|| 19 October||Thursday|
|11.|| 18 November||Saturday|
|12.|| 18 December||Monday|
Panchami in Year 2017
The 5th day from the masaya date is called as Panchami. This day is considered significant in Hindu religion and is considered a special day for some rituals.
There will be two panchami dates in the month of April 2017.
|Sr. No.||Panchami Date||Day of Week|
|1.|| 3 January||Tuesday|
|2.|| 1 February||Wednesday|
|3.|| 3 March||Friday|
|4.|| 1 April||Saturday|
|5.|| 30 April||Sunday|
|6.|| 30 May||Tuesday|
|7.|| 28 June||Wednesday|
|8.|| 28 July||Friday|
|9.|| 26 August||Saturday|
|10.|| 25 September||Monday|
|11.|| 25 October||Wednesday|
|12.|| 23 November||Thursday|
|13.|| 23 December||Saturday|
Dashami in Year 2017
The tenth day from Masya or Puranmashi is called as Dashami (also Dashmi). The Dashami which is generally observed in temples and gurudwaras is the tenth day from Masaya.
So the dashmi dates given below are according to Masya. The date of Dashami in February 2017 is 6th February (Monday). In the month of August 2017, the day of Dashami will come twice - on 2nd August and 31st August.
|Sr. No.||Dashami Date||Day of Week|
|1.|| 8 January||Sunday|
|2.|| 6 February||Monday|
|3.|| 7 March||Tuesday|
|4.|| 6 April||Thursday|
|5.|| 5 May||Friday|
|6.|| 4 June||Sunday|
|7.|| 3 July||Monday|
|8.|| 2 August||Wednesday|
|9.|| 31 August, 1 September||Thursday, Friday|
|10.|| 30 September||Saturday|
|11.|| 30 October||Monday|
|12.|| 29 November||Wednesday|
|13.|| 28 December||Thursday|