Category: Culture

Makar Sankranti – A health Begenning To 2021 .

January 14, 2021 By Swapnil Suryawanshi

It’s that time of the year again, colorful celebrations, bonfires at dawn, beautiful rangolis, the return of natives, and some really tasty food! We are as excited about the Sankranti celebrations as you are. Being one of the most ancient festivals in India, it is celebrated in various different ways, be it Lohri, Pongal, Bihu, […]

Makar Sankranti – Binding India with faith and devotion .

January 14, 2021 By Swapnil Suryawanshi

The auspicious festival of Makar Sankranti is celebrated across the country with lots of gaiety and splendour. Offering prayers and worship to the Sun God, Makar Sankranti inspires to have peace and unity. Spiritual significance behind the festival : According to legends, on this special day, Lord Sun meets his son Sani for the first […]

Food served on Makar Sankranti In Maharastra .

January 14, 2021 By Swapnil Suryawanshi

Til Chikkis / Laddoos : Any Makar Sankranti celebration is incomplete without these sweet delicacies which are exchanged and consumed throughout the day. These are made using sesame seeds (til) and jaggery (gud). People consume the Til chikkis and Panjeeri laddu with a saying “eat these sesame seeds and jaggery and speak sweet words”. By distributing these […]

Happy Makar Sankranti .

January 14, 2021 By Swapnil Suryawanshi

Makar Sankranti : Makar Sankranti is an Indian festival celebrated in almost all parts of India and Nepal in lots of cultural forms. It is a harvest festival. Makar Sankranti marks the transition of the Sun into the zodiac sign of Makara (Capricorn) on its celestial path. The day is also believed to mark the arrival of spring […]

How do we celebrate Makar Sankranti .

January 14, 2021 By Swapnil Suryawanshi

Makara Sankranti or Uttarayan or Maghi or simply Sankranti, is a festival day in the Hindu calendar, dedicated to the deity Surya (sun). It is observed each year in the lunar month of Magha which corresponds with the month of January as per the Gregorian calendar and is a day the people of India and Nepal celebrate their harvest.  It marks the first day of the sun’s […]

Why do we celebrate Makar Sankranti .

January 14, 2021 By Swapnil Suryawanshi

Makar Sankranti also known as Makara Sankranti is celebrated in various parts of the Indian subcontinent to observe the day which marks the shift of the sun into ever-lengthening days. … Makar Sankranti is believed to be a time for peace and prosperity. Makara Sankranti or Uttarayan or Maghi or simply Sankranti, is a festival day in the Hindu calendar, dedicated to the deity Surya (sun). It is observed each year in the […]