Happy Makar Sankranti 2022 Wishes in Sanskrti, Hindi, English, Images with Quotes
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It is the only festival celebrated according to the solar cycles. While most of the other festivals are observed by the lunar cycles. The festival is known by various names in India and Nepal.
Makara Sankranti is welcomed with great enthusiasm associated with social festivities such as home visiting, decorations, bonfire, flying kites, dances, feasts etc.
Talking about the unique Indian festivals, Makar Sankranti is in the top one. All the Hindu calendars follow the position of the moon to determine the exact date and time of the celebrations of a festival. Makar Sankranti dates change every year because it is based on the Solar calendar. This is a harvest festival that falls on the day when it is believed that both the day and the night are equally long. It marks the commencement of spring as well as the onset of summer in the country of India. Makar Sankranti is also known by many other names, such as Pongal, Lohri, Uttaryan, Maghi, and Khichdi.
Happy Makar Sankranti 2022 Wishes Images, Greeting Cards in Hindi, Bhojpuri, English
Makar Sankranti Wishes in Hindi
This year is a big turn, and the rising sun of Makar Sankranti is coming to fill you and your loved ones with happy moments.
Makar Sankranti Wishes in Bhojpuri
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Makar Sankranti Wishes in English
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Happy Makar Sankranti 2022 Messages, Quotes & Status
- Aap sabhi ko Makar Sankranti ki dheron shubh kamnayein.
- May the Sun God shower you with his choicest blessings. May you always be happy and healthy—happy Makar Sankranti to you.
- Here’s wishing you good health, peace and happiness ahead of the beautiful day of Makar Sankranti 2022.
Makar Sankranti Puja Muhurat
Makar Sankranti’s wishes and images are shared by all the well-wishers throughout the day. However, it should be celebrated during the correct Puja muhurat, which is based on Punya Kala and Maha Punya Kala. By knowing the correct and exact Makar Sankranti Puja muhurat time and duration, you will get more blessings from God towards your devotion.
- Makara Sankranti on Thursday, January 14, 2022
- Makara Sankranti Punya Kala – 02:43 PM to 05:45 PM
- Makara Sankranti Maha Punya Kala – 02:43 PM to 04:28 PM
There are various puja that take place for this festival. Firstly, bathing is one of the most important things to do before people start a puja. People make Khiladi khichdi and donate it to poor people. It is also observed with worshipping the Sun God, the first crop followed by food and feast.
What is Makar Sankranti Meaning?
Makar Sankranti is also known as Uttarayan, a festival celebrated on January 14th every year. It is dedicated to the Sun God by wishing winter goodbye and welcoming the new season for harvest. It is an auspicious day as the sun enters Capricorn, the zodiac sign and marks the beginning of the month of Magh.
This is an important festival in India and is celebrated on January 14 of every year. It marks the start of the auspicious Uttarayan and is a suitable illustration of solidarity in diversity. Punjab is the key region where Makar Sankranti holds utmost importance, wherein it is observed as the harvest season.
Makar Sankranti Story
According to legend, Sankranti is a deity, who killed a devil named Sankarasur. Therefore the day after Makar Sankrant is called Kinkrant or Karidin as she slays the devil called Kinkarasur.
The timing, dates, and muhurat of Makar Sankranti are calculated from Panchang, which is a Hindu Almanac. This is the day which is considered as the date from which the sun’s movement direction becomes north. During this festival, many people also engage in kite flying. One of the Makar Sankranti stories is related to Mahabharata, in which Bhishma Pitamah believed that he will embrace demise when the sun will come in Uttarayan.
Makar Sankranti History
The festival is observed as the day dedicated to worshipping Surya, the Sun God. It is done for success and prosperity. Many devotees take a dip in the Ganga river with the belief it can cleanse their soul and wash away their sins. It is celebrated throughout the country by worshipping the first crop, followed by some songs and dances around a bonfire.
According to the Makar Sankranti History, some devotees worship Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Vishnu on this eve. Historically, there is also mention of people taking a dip in the Indian Sacred Rivers of the Ganga, the Yamuna, the Godavari, the Cauvery, and many others. People also worship the Sun God (Surya Devta) for blessing the earth with his warm and glowing rays.
Makar Sankranti Significance
The festival welcomes the onset of spring, to bring in the good harvest for the crops for the full year. Since it is a harvest festival, it has its significance on crops which brings in progress and prosperity in people’s lives. It is a time of celebration, joy in the farming communities, friends and family get together.
Talking about the Makar Sankranti significance in Bengal, people take a dip in the holy river and donate sesame/til. In Tamil Nadu, this festival is called Pongal, whereas in Bihar it is popular by the name Khichdi. In Bihar, it is believed that donating urad, rice, gold, and woolen garments has its unique significance.
Why is Makar Sankranti celebrated?
Makar Sankranti is a sacred festival celebrated all over India in different ways and traditions. It is celebrated in January in devotion to the Sura Devta, the Sun God. Farmers across the country pray and worship the Sun God for their first good crop.
Makar Sankranti is celebrated in Mahabharata, wherein all the married women donate cotton, oil, and salt to other married women when it is their 1st Sankranti after marriage. According to Hindu mythology, the Uttarayan movement refers to the day of God, which is extremely positive and auspicious. Another belief is that on the eve of Makar Sankranti, the Sun visits his son Shani.