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Makar Sankranti festival in Different Parts of India


Category: Religious | Posted :Thursday, January 12, 2017

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Makar Sankranti festival in Different Parts of India

 

Makar Sankranti festival in Different Parts of India

  

Makar Sankranti is celebrated on 14th January 2017 (Saturday)
 

Makar Sankranti Punya Kaal Muhurta

Punya Kaal Muhurta = 07:50 to 18:14
Duration = 10 Hours 24 Mins
Sankranti Moment = 07:50
Mahapunya Kaal Muhurta = 07:50 to 08:14
Duration = 0 Hours 24 Mins
 
Makar Sankranti is celebrated all over India but with a different name. There is also a remarkable difference in the method of celebrations.
 
In Tamil Nadu, Makar Sankranti is celebrated as Pongal - a harvest festival.
 
In Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, it is called as Sankranthi or Pedda Panduga – a harvest festival and is celebrated for four days.
 
In Karnataka, it is konwn Makara Sankranti.
 
In Gujarat, it is celebrated as Uttarayan.
 
In Maharashtra, Makar Sankranti is celebrated known as Til Gul.
 
In Kerala, Makar Sankranti marks the end of the pilgrimage to the famous Sabarimala Temple.
 
In West Bengal, it is known as Pithe Parbon – a harvest festival and there is also the famous GangaGangaGanga
According to Bhagavata Purana, Vishnu in one of....
Sagar Mela.
 
In Assam, it is called Bhogali Bihu. In Punjab, Jammu and in some parts of Himachal Pradesh and Haryana, it is Lohri.
 
In the central part of India, it is called as Sakarat.
 
 
In Uttar Pradesh, it is Khicadi Parv and Sankranti - it is also one of the important bathing dates during Magh Mela and Kumbha Mela. In Orissa, it is called as Makar Mela.
 
 

 



 

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