Happy Makar Sankranti 2023
Makar Sankranti is a festival celebrated to worship the Surya Devta (Sun God). It is a humble way to seek the blessing of the Surya Devta for a better climate and successful crop season in the coming months. Makar Sankranti marks the end of the coldest part of the winter season and the beginning of the spring and new harvest season.
Makar Sankranti Date 2023
As the days start to get longer since this day, people welcome the warm, bright summers with a light of hope for a better harvest and eventual prosperity in their household. As we all know, India is a land of farmers, thus, farmers across the country celebrate Makar Sankranti with vivacity, vibrancy, and jubilance.
Makar Sankrant History
Makar Sankranti is celebrated throughout the country with different names and rituals. In Rajasthan and Gujrat it is known as Uttarayan. In Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka, it is celebrated as Sankranthi. It is known as Maghi in Punjab, Maghi Saaji in Himachal Pradesh, Sakraat in Haryana, Maghi Sangrand in Jammu, Ghughuti in Uttarakhand, Khichdi Sankranti in Uttar Pradesh, Poush Sankranti in West Bengal, Dahi Chura in Bihar, and Pongal in Tamil Nadu.
In some parts of Central India, it is known as Sukarat. Makar Sankranti is known by many names, however, the essence of the festival remains the same. The worship of Surya Devta, Lord Vishu, and Goddess Laxmi.
Makar Sankranti Best Wishes
Amidst this celebration, we wish you find some solace, peace of mind, and a small break from your strenuous study routine. Many Teaching aspirants are working day and night to prepare themselves to crack the upcoming competitive exams as 2023 is expected to bring in many new Government Teaching Job opportunities.
Thus, we wish, as the kites soar high in the sky this Makar Sankranti, you reach the sky of your aims and success. We also request you keep social distancing while the celebrations are at their pinnacle. Stay safe and healthy.