"Makar Sankranti 2023 Wishes: A meaningful festival in Hinduism, Makar Sankranti will be celebrated on January 15th, 2023. It is also referred to as Pongal, Uttarayan, and Khichdi. The day marks the sun's entry into Saturn's zodiac sign Capricorn."
Why do we celebrate Makar Sankranti?
"Makar Sankranti 2023 marks the journey of the sun towards the northern direction, also known as uttarayan. This marks the start of longer days and shorter nights. On this day, there is a tradition of taking a holy bath and performing charitable acts. People also consume khichdi made of rice, lentils, sesame, and til as a part of the ritual and offer it as a donation."
How is it celebrated?
"Makar Sankranti is celebrated with the flying of kites in the sky and by exchanging sweets made from sesame seeds among friends and family. Send your loved ones well wishes, messages, and images through beautiful wallpapers on this auspicious occasion to make them feel special."
Makar Sankranti Festival in Different States of India
"Makar Sankranti is a Hindu festival that marks the start of the harvest season and is celebrated on January 14th in the month of Magha in India. This day marks the return of the sun to the Northern Hemisphere as it moves from the Tropic of Cancer to the Tropic of Capricorn. The celebrations vary in different parts of the country. In the sacred Ganges river, people take a dip in the water and worship the Sun God to purify their souls. The festival symbolizes the elimination of darkness and deception and the beginning of a new life filled with light and brightness."
Makar Sankranti is known by various other names in different parts of India which are as follows:
- Punjab, Haryana, and Himachal Pradesh: Maghi
- Tamil Nadu: Pongal
- Rajasthan and Gujarat: Uttarayan
- Assam Valley: Bhogali Bihu or Magh Bihu
- Sabarimala Temple in Kerala: Makar Vilakku Festival
- Bihar, Goa, Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala, Orissa, Manipur, Sikkim, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra: Makar Sankranti or Sankranti.
- Kashmir Valley: Shishur Saenkraat
It is celebrated by different names in some other countries also.
Cambodia: Moha Sangkra, Myanmar: Thingyan, Nepal: Maghi by Tharu people and Maghe Sankranti or Maghe Sakrati by others.
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Makar Sakranti Wishing Quotes:
May the warmth of til and the sweetness of gur fill your life with peace. Greetings on Makar Sankranti!
May your success fly this Makar Sankranti like your kites. Salutations to Uttarayan
This Makar Sankranti, may Lord Surya abundantly bless you and your family!
May you accomplish all of your important life goals and reach the sky like the bright kites in the sky. A very happy Makar Sankranti to you!
I wish you a prosperous and successful life throughout this harvest season. Happy and safe Makar Sankranti, everyone!
I wish you pleasure, happiness, and love on this Makar Sankranti. Wishing you and your family a very Happy Makar Sankranti
This Makar Sankranti, may your success soar high like your kites. Cheers to Uttarayan!
I’m wishing you and your family a very Happy Makar Sankranti and sending you the warmth of the bonfire and the sweetness of til laddoo.
Enjoy the first festival of the year at this time. I hope you have a healthy and fruitful Makar Sankranti!
May God grant you wealth and health on this occasion of Makar Sankranti.
Q: When is Makar Sankranti 2023?
This time in 2023, Makar Sankranti is on 15 January.
Q: Is Makar Sankranti on 14th or 15th?
According to Panchang, this time Makar Sankranti is on 15 January 2023.