The festival of Makar sankranti

First major festival of the year 14th January is very auspicious from Hindu religion point of view. On this day, sun transits into capricorn(makar) rashi. Makar Sankranti thus means – transition to capricorn. On this day, new things are started and believed that new endeavours will be successful. This day is one of the harvest […]

The festival of Lohri (The bonfire festival)

Lohri – The Bonfire festival of India Lohri is the time when harvesting is celebrated. It is the Indian festival of bonfire, other being Holi. Lohri is celebrated on winter solstice and it coincides with the festival of Makar Sankranti. This is an important festival of Punjabi’s. According to the Hindu calendar, Lohri falls in […]