Lohri Parva:

Lohri Parva is a most important seasonal festival of Northern India. It is a festival which is much old as the oldest Indus

Lohri

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valley of civilization. This is the festival which comes after the ending of winter season and it is the time of starting of spring season and New Year too. It is the festival which celebrated in various corners of India.

It is known as Pongal in Tamil Nadu while it is known as Makar Sakranti in the state of Bengal. It is the famous festival for kite flying and fighting of kites in the sky. Lohri is the festival which is major dedicated to lord Sun and fire. It is the day on which the lord Vishnu raises from rest according to Indian mythology. Scientifically it is the day on which the sun transits Zodiac sign Makar. This transit of sun is known as Uttarayana in Hindu religion.

This is the day which is celebrate by the people by welfare of people and other religious activates regarding to this festival. They celebrated as burning fire in night and enjoy the day by dancing and singing. The burning fire is the sign of going winter time and coming of spring time. It is also has a spiritual meaning that is fire represent the warmth in our life by removing the bad fortune from life.

In Punjab this festival celebrated as a most important part of the life people of Punjab celebrated it various ritual activities and traditions they enjoy the whole night of the day. (more…)

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Pongal is a most famous or can say the festival which is most celebrates in Northern part of India. Pongal especially in the state of Tamil Nadu celebrated as the biggest level. It is the festival of changing seasons from winter to spring. It is the time of harvesting in the state of Tamil Nadu. This festival represents the transits of sun into Capricorn sign. This is the process which is also known as the Uttarayana of Sun.

Pongal falls each year in the month of January and celebrated as the stating of New Year too. In Tamil Nadu Pongal celebrated as a four day occasion of festival. People celebrate these festivals by dancing and singing of ritual and devotional songs about the religion. They prepare a delicious food named Pongal to appreciate the festival.

Most of the communities of India related to the agriculture work and harvesting and they looks for the batter conditions for their harvesting work. Pongal is one of the festivals which represent the time of batter condition for harvesting.

This is the day when people decorated their house with flowers, colors and rangoli designs. They worship to the Lord sun for the batter fortune in their life and whole society.

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