December 27, 2014

मकर संक्रांती २०१५

Makar Sankranti - As per Vedic Hindu philosophy, Sun is taken into account to get the king of each of the planets. And Makar Sankranti commemorates the expedition of sun to Northern Hemisphere. Makar is a Sanskrit that actually means Capricorn whereas Sankranti denotes transition. Therefore, sun's transition from Sagittarius to Capricorn sign in the northern hemisphere, throughout winter is Makar Sankranti. Sun takes an uttarayana route on January 14-15 and stays there till July 14. This pageant additionally comes as Thanksgiving to Mother Nature for an abundance of crops, properly being and prosperity. The festivities embrace sweets made from rice, jaggery, green gram and sesame.

The festivals is named Khichri in UP, Sakat in Haryana and Punjab, Sukarat in MP, Bhogali Bihu in Assam and West Bengal, Pongal in Tamil Nadu, Sankranti in Andhra and Karnataka and Uttarayan in Rajasthan and Gujarat. Individuals in North India have a good time Sankranti with a lot of spiritual fervor and devotion in the direction of Lord Surya. A holy dip in Ganga River is amazingly standard amongst Hindu faith followers. Pilgrimage locations like Haridwar, Banaras and Allahabad witness an enormous rush of devotees on this auspicious day.

You can perform below puja on this day,

Kalsap puja

Pitra Puja

Grahan puja

Shani puja

Sade-sati puja

Mangal puja