Asked in Hindu Festivals
What colour is to be worn on makar sankranti 2015?
There are many Gems which can be wore in different festivals. For the Hindu festival, Makra sankranti Ruby colour is to be worn on makar sankranti 2015 ...
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What is done on the day of makara sankranthi?
Makar Sankranti is a major harvest festival celebrated in various parts of India. According to the lunar calendar, when the sun moves from the Tropic of Cancer to the Tropic of Capricorn or from Dakshinayana to Uttarayana, in the month of Poush in mid-January, it commemorates the beginning of the harvest season and cessation of the northeast monsoon in South India. The movement of the earth from one zodiac sign into another is called Sankranti and as the Sun moves into the...
What was date hindu makar sankranti festival in 1983 according to telugu calendar?
Can any one confirm me when does the date of sankranti and bhogi fall for the year 1983.its very imp and urgent.. ...
Are there any Indian ceremonies in January?
Yes, in the month of January, the northern part of India celebrate Makar Sankranti, Lohri in Punjab, Bhogali Bihu in Assam, Bhogi in Andhra Pradesh and Pongal, the harvest festival of Tamil Nadu. ...
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Why do people fly kites on Makar Sankranti?
before makar sankranti therez a chilling winter weather and our body maybe get some kind of disease due to such weather infact on day of uttrayan its just the body heat v get directly from sun and thus curing and purifying any of such disease thats the only reason to be on terrace to get full sunlight for our body... ...
Why is 'Makar Sankranti' celebrated?
Makar sankrati is a festival to celebrate cold. it is the day according to hindu calendar that marks "uttarayana" that is the aparent north ward movement of sun from tropic of cancer towards the equator. it is celebrated by eating heat giving food items likes jaggery, til (sesame), Its also the time to make ornaments about of "halwa" and dress up kids or pregnant women and shower ber and halwa. usually on this day it is said that one should wear black...
Asked in Assam
How makar sankranti is celebrated in assam?
In the southern part of Assam ( which comprises districts like Cachar, Hailakandi etc) Makad Sankranti is considered as one of the greatest festival. Peaople make tents using bushes and celebrate inside it the previous night. In early morning of 15th January they take bath and burn the tents and feel the warmth. It is believed that the fire takes with it all the sin. Then in the day, guests visit and they are provided with pitha (sweet dishes made from...