Makar Sankranti in 2012 is on Saturday, the 14th of January.
With Great Devotion, Fervor and Gaiety, With Rays of Joy and Hope, Wish You and Your Family, HAPPY MAKAR SANKRANTI
Wishing You & Your Family A Very Happy Sankranti, Pongal & Bhogi. May The Almighty Bless You All With The Best Of Health, Wealth & Prosperity
May this harvest season bring you prosperity and help you to fly high like a kite, let’s celebrate together. HAPPY MAKAR SANKRANTI
Meethe gur mein mil gaye til, Udi patang auk khil gaye dil, Har pal sukh aur har din shaanti, Aap sab ke liye laaye Makar Sankranti.
Sankranti, the festival of the Sun is here ! May it bring you greater knowledge and wisdom and light up your life for the entire new year. Happy Makar Sankranti !
As the sun starts northward journey. He makes all the happines of throughout this year. I wish you and your family a very happy Makar Sankranti.
TIL hum hai, aur GUL aap, MITHAI hum hai aur MITHAS aap, SAAL k pahale tyohar se ho rahi aaj SHURUWAT. Aap ko hamari taraf se ” HAPPY MAKAR SANKRANT”
Meethe gur mein mil gaye til,Udi patang aur khil gaye dil,Har pal sukh aur har din shaanti,Aap sab ke liye laaye Makar Sankranti
Moongfali di khusboo te Gurh di mithaas, Makki di roti te Sarson da Saag, dil di khushi te apneya da pyar, mubarak hove tuhanu Makar Sankranti da tyohar.
Mandir ki ghanti, Arti ki thali, Nadi k kinare suraj ki lali, Jindige me aye khushiyo ki bahar, Apko mubarak ho sankranti ka tyohar.
Bajare ki roti, nimbu ka achar, suraj ki kirne, chand ki chandani aur apno ka pyaar. Har jeevan ho khushal MUBARAK HO AAPKO SANKRANTI KA TYOHAR.
Makar Sankranti falls on January 14th 2012. As known to all, it is one of the most religious festivals for Hindus in India and worldwide. However, it is not confined to just Hindus, several other religions celebrates this festivals but in the different names.
Makar Sankrnati is known by several other names in India. Some them are Uttarayan, Sankranti, Tirmauri, Thai Pongal etc. It is known as “Thai Pongal” in South India, as “Makar Sankranti” in North India, as “Uttarayan” in Gujarat and for Sindhi people, this pious festival is called “Tirmauri”. In the certain parts of North and Central India, Makar Sankranti is called Khichadi and the Garhwal simply call it Sankranti.
India has its own different way of celebrating everything, be it seasons, Harvesting time, State cultures and traditions or anything. Makar Sankranti is the same festival when the Sun(the Protector of life) enters into the line of Capricorn. It is a symbol of rejuvenating time for Earth. It is time when in India, winter is about to bid farewell and spring is eager to step in.
Makar Sankranti is a kind of religious occasion which emphasizes the relationship of the Sun with the life on the Earth. Sun symbolizes for spiritual illumination, knowledge, and wisdom. Makar Sankranti means that we opt for moving toward the light of knowledge from the darkness of delusion. It specifies the beginning of a new life with the inner light.
It is an auspicious occasion for Hindu they celebrate this festival by having a holy dip into river Ganges. As a sacred ritual there’s a tradition to donate money and Khichadi (raw or cooked mixture of pulse & rice) to the poor.
Maker sankranti is a most auspicious occasion for the Hindu religion. It is celebrated in all parts of the country and even in the world today. It is represents the day when the Sun enter in Capricorn zodiac. In North India it is also known as a ‘Khichdi’ or “Til Sankranti”.
It is celebrated according to the position of the Sun. On this occasion a great spiritual Ganga Sagar Mela is held. Devotees take a sacred dip in the Ganga Sagar to remove their negativities and good things in life.
On this occasion people goes to meet their relatives and friends. Any contribution and commendable works in this period prove more prolific and flourishing. On this day people greets each other through messages and sms.
Latest News Makar Sankranti Festival in India- 14 january 2012
Kite festival on ‘Makar Sankranti’
PATNA: With Ganga diara opposite the local Gandhi Ghat and floating restaurant emerging as the favourite hangouts for Patnaites – over 2,000 people visit the place daily on weekends and holidays – the tourism department has decided to organize ‘khichri’ and kite festivals at the diara on January 14 and 15 on the occasion of ‘Makar Sankranti’.
The department has entrusted a local company to organize the kite festival and has ordered as many as 4,000 special kites from Kolkata.