Thursday, June 4, 2015

Makar Sankranti and Makar chaula.

Makar Sankranti: Makar Sankranti is a hindu festival. The festival celebrate in  two parts of India and Nepal. The festival celebrate in fix date and January 14 sometimes may be in January 15.  Makar Sankranti is one of very few Hindu festival that are celebrated on the same day every year.
History:  This festival celebrate in the farmer. This festival observed in the hindu calender of Magh 1st (January - 15).
In odisha people preper in makar chaula for Prasad. Farmer celebrate in  wear new dress and enjoy this day.
Makar Sankranti story: This festival worship in the Surya Dev (lord sun).Lord shani is the ruling Deity of Makar 
Rashi(capricorn). In astrology Surya Dev and Shani Dev don't get along well, thus Makar Sankranti is the day on which past bitterness is forgotten and new beginning  are made.
On this day of Makar Sankranti, Surya Dev is worshiped.
Surya Mantra: "Om Hram Hreem Hroum Sah Suryay Namah".

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