Prominence Of Makara Sankranthi



Makar Sankranti is a major harvest celebration partied about in different parts of India. Consistent with the lunar logbook, 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 celebrates the starting of the harvest time of year and discontinuance of the northeast rainstorm in South India. The development of the earth from one zodiac mark into an additional is called Sankranti and as the Sun moves into the Capricorn zodiac reputed to be Makar in Hindi, this event is named as Makar

Sankranti in the Indian setting. It is one of the few Hindu Indian celebrations which are partied about on a settled date i.e. 14th January each year.

Makar Sankranti, separated from a harvest celebration is likewise viewed as the starting of a favorable stage in Indian society. It is stated as the 'blessed stage of move'. It stamps the closure of an unpropitious stage which consistent with the Hindu logbook starts around mid-December. It is accepted that

any promising and hallowed custom could be blessed in any Hindu family, this day onwards. Experimentally, this day imprints the starting of warmer and longer days contrasted with the nights. In different expressions, Sankranti marks the termination of winter time of year and starting of another harvest or spring period.

Onto every part of the nation, Makar Sankranti is watched with amazing display. Notwithstanding, it is partied about with notable names and ceremonies in distinctive parts of the nation. In the states of northern and western India, the celebration is partied about as the Sankranti day with extraordinary zeal and intensity. The essentialness of this day has been connoted in the old stories like Mahabharata additionally. Thus, separated from socio-geological imperativeness, this day likewise keeps a chronicled and religious importance. As, it is the celebration of Sun God and he is viewed as the image holiness and astuteness, the celebration likewise expects an endless intending to remember it.


Article Written By Madan G Singh

An early retired Gp Capt from Air Force who is an Executive Director in the Corporate world. Loves to write fiction and articles. Published over 60 short stories and his novel" Romance of the Frontier" is published from Notion Books.His second novel is on way for publication. The author also has close to 10,000 articles on the b net with millions of views

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