Sri Makara Shankaranthi, is that part of time, when Sun enters Makara Rasi ie. it enters Makara (Thai) from when the Utharayana - where the movement of Sun rays is found to be taking Northern routes. Worshipping Sri Surya, the Raja Graham in the Navagraha is karaka for Father, Administration, Government Support, Atma bala etc. He is also perceived as Pratyaksha Deivam (the God who is visitble to eyes) and is said to be responsible for harvest. This book contains Pooja vidhi for Sri Ganapathi Pooja, sankalpam, Kumba pratishta, avahanam, shodhasa upacharam, mantra pushpam, Naivedyam and arathi.