Makar Sankranti is a festival, it has different Origin and significance

This festival is celebrated in Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Rajasthan and Nepal, Thailand & Cambodia

When is Celebrate  Makar Sankranti

January 14th, 2022.It is the day that the Sun moves into Makara i.e. Capricorn constellation or zodiac.

Traditional Makar Sankranti foods.

Til Ladoo,  Puran Poli, Makara Chaula, Khichdi,  Payesh, Pinni.

Why Makar Sankranti is celebrated ?

Makara’ means ‘Capricorn’. The movement of the sun into ‘Makara Raashi’ or the ‘zodiac of Capricorn’ is called Makar Sankranti.

Who celebrates Makar Sankranti ?

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Legend of Makar Sankranti

It is believed that Sankranti is a deity and she killed Sankarasur. The day after, the deity killed another asura (demon) called Kinkarasur.

The harvest festival

Celebration in the farming communities, the time when they reap the fruits of their hard labor.

Change of seasons

It was the time when the shift of the sun resulted in longer days.from a harsher to a milder climate. A sign of hope and positivity.