The greatness of culture can be found in its festivals!

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One of the traditional festivals India Makara Sankranti marks the victory of light over darkness and Zeal over lethargy and awakening oversleep. Kranti is a Sanskrit word that signifies transformation Sankranti means whole and complete transformation. It’s a Hindu harvest festival to thank sun, mother nature and various farm animals for a rich harvest and to welcome new things in life. India celebrates Makara Sankranti with different names, different states in a single nation which lasts for two to four days Maghi or Bhogi,
Sankranti, kanuma, Mukkaknuma respectively. Hybiz presents you different names of the festivals in a single nation and Scientific Version of Sankranti so why wait here to move down to know more.

Different names of Festivals in our India

Scientific Version of Makara Sankranti

Hindus celebrate major cosmic changes, such as the transmigration of the sun from one zodiac sign (Rashi) as Sankranti. Among the twelve Sankranti, Makara Sankranti on January 14th is the most significant; the sun passes through the winter solstice, from the Tropic of Cancer to the Tropic of Capricorn (Makar). We witness cosmic, astronomical euphony and devotional honour this scientific veracity. The six months of northern movement of the sun is followed by six months of southern movement.

As the earth starts its northward part of the rotation it brings the oath of a harvest of abundance and exuberant in many parts of India. And the northern hemisphere around the world. The sowing season starts. Along the river Ganga in places like Ganga Sagar (where the river Ganga meets the Bay of Bengal) and Prayag/Allahabad millions of people bathe to honour the co-mingling of one life force (Sun) with another (water).

-Likhitha Shenoy

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