The Festival of Kites : Makar Sankranti

Nirjala Ekadasi Kites

Kites

Makar sankranrti symbolizes a move of the Sun into Makar Rashi. The day is occurred on the 14th January. It is an auspicious occasion which is celebrates by all around the country.

It is believed that from this day, god’s days are starts. It is a best time period for pray and worship to god. During this time, many auspicious things are done. It marks the end of negativity and evils. A righteous living time begin from this day.

Customs and Rituals of Makar Sankranti :

  • This day is a best to pray or worship to goddess Saraswati. Late ancestors are also worshipped on this day. It is an ideal time to set our goals of life.
  • On this day people abandon old and ruined things. Brothers give gifts to their married sisters to show his love. Workers get gifts like clothes, sweets and money from their masters.
  • People feed the animals like cows and birds as a sign of giving out.
  • It has roots in godly history. It has such a great spiritual significance like some other major festivals Shivratri, Deewali, Holi, Hanuman Jayanti etc.

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