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Makar Sankranti


Date: 14 January 2018

Makar Sankranti is one of the most auspicious day for the Hindus, and is celebrated in nearly all parts of the u . s . in myriad cultural bureaucracy, with great devotion, fervor & gaiety. The competition of Makar Sankrant traditionally coincides with the beginning of the solar's northward adventure (the Uttarayan) while it enters the signal of Makar (the Capricorn). It falls at the 14th of January each yr in keeping with the solar Calendar. Lakhs of humans take a dip in locations like Ganga Sagar & Prayag and pray to Lord solar.


it's far celebrated with pomp in southern elements of the country as Pongal, and in Punjab is celebrated as Lohri & Maghi. Rajasthan & Gujarati not simplest appearance reverentially up to the solar, but also offer thousands in their colourful oblations in the form of beautiful kites everywhere in the skyline. The festival introduces kite fanatics international-extensive to the intriguing splendor and cultural range of India.

regional significance

In Uttar Pradesh, Sankrant is called 'Khichiri'. Taking a dip within the holy rivers in this day is regarded as most auspicious. A big one-month lengthy 'Magha-Mela' truthful starts at Prayag (Allahabad) in this occasion. aside from Triveni, ritual bathing also takes area at many places like Haridvar and Garh Mukteshwar in Uttar Pradesh, and Patna in Bihar.

In Bengal each yr a very huge Mela is held at Ganga Sagar wherein the river Ganga is believed to have dived into the nether vicinity and vivified the ashes of the sixty thousand ancestors of King Bhagirath. In Maharashtra at the Sankranti day humans exchange multi-colored tilguds crafted from til (sesame seeds) and sugar and til-laddus made from til and jaggery.

In Gujarat there may be a custom of giving presents to household. The Gujarati Pundits in this auspicious day furnish scholarships to students for higher research in astrology and philosophy. Kite flying has been associated with this competition in a massive way. 

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