Happy Makar Sankranthi 2019 with Images

Happy Makar Sankranthi 2019 with Images

Happy Makar Sankranthi 2019:


“Makar Sankranthi” is one of the most important festivals celebrated by people of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana states and in all states of south India. What makes the Makar Sankranthi more special and beautiful is the gathering of family and friends for the festival joy and celebrations.


Wishing for Makar Sankranthi by sending Makar Sankranthi Images, Sankranti Wishes to everyone whom you love is very common on this festival Day.


What is Makar Sankranthi Festival?

Makar Sankranthi is celebrated as a thanksgiving ceremony for that year’s harvest. This is one of the important festivals for Hindus in India which falls in Mid-January.

Pongal also happens to be the name of a dish consumed during this festive time, which is sweetened rice boiled with lentils.

Makar Sankranthi is a Three-days-long festival celebrated in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana when crops like rice, sugarcane, turmeric etc. are harvested in January. With different names, all the south states celebrate Makar Sankranthi.

In Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, this festival is known as “Pongal” and in northern states of India, this festival is celebrated as Lohri.

Makar Sankranthi 2019 Dates are 14th January Tuesday to 16th January Friday.

Let's see in detail of the Day wise activities we observe in Happy Makar Sankranthi 2019 festival.

First Day of Makar Sankranthi 2019 Festival:

The Bhogi festival is celebrated in honor of the god of rain and the lord of lords who is Lord Indra. The ritual of Bhogi Mantalu is also observed this day, during which old and useless items in the house are thrown into a bonfire which is traditionally made of cow dung cakes and wood. Rangoli is done in front of everyone's house and this is a tradition.


Happy Makar Sankranthi 2019 with Images

Happy Makar Sankranthi Images

Makar Sankranthi Images


Second Day of Makar Sankranthi 2019 Festival:

During the second day, a special ritual is performed where rice and milk are boiled together in an earthen pot - to which a turmeric plant is tied - out in the open as an offering to the sun god. Along with this, sticks of sugarcane, coconuts, and bananas are also offered.

Another important tradition is, on this day people offer prayers and clothes to their elders who are not alive. This is the respect that people of his/her family to show every year on this festival.


 Makar Sankranthi 2019 Images

Happy Makar Sankranthi 2019 Images

Happy Makar Sankranthi 2019 with Images

The Third Day of Makar Sankranthi 2019 Festival:

The fourth-day of Pongal festival is called as Kanum which is the last day of Makar Sankranthi. This day is celebrated in the name of cows. The cattle are adorned with bells, balloons, and garlands and people worship them.


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Happy Makar Sankranthi 2019 with Images

Sankranthi 2019 Images

Happy Makar Sankranthi 2019 with Images

We from Awesome New Year, wish you a very Happy Makar Sankranthi 2019 and Makara Sankranthi. 

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