Makar Sankranti Celebrations & Greetings
Makar Sankranti Celebrations : Makar Sankranti is a common Hindu festival that the people of India and Nepal celebrate with great pomp and show. It is a festival of harvest. It is a festival of sweets, prayers and kites. It is believed that the sun starts moving towards the northern hemisphere from Makar Sankranti.
On this occasion the devotees take bathe in the holy rivers and prayers are offered to the sun. The sky becomes colorful with colorful kites. It is a common ritual to fly kites on the occasion of Makar Sankranti. People also eat khichdi with ghee on the occasion. People also send greeting cards to their friends and family to wish on the occasion. Different deities are also worshipped on this wonderful occasion.
Laddoos made up of sesame seeds (til) and jaggry (gud) are also prepared and distributed by people. People greet each other by saying, “Tilgul Ghya Aani God God Bola (Take the sweets and talk sweet words) on the occasion.
In South India, maker Sankranti is called as Pongal. It is a festival of harvest. Pongal is a three day festival that is celebrated in the month of January. On this occasion, a sweet rice dish is prepared.
Below are some of the amazing Makar Sankranti Celebrations that you will be able to share with all your loved ones without getting any bothered.
Makar Sankranti Celebrations Greetings