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A Krazy Mug warmly wishes everyone a HAPPY MAKAR SANKRATI! Hope the rising sun on Makar Sankranti fills your life with abundant joy and prosperity. Hope this auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti make you reach new heights of happiness.
Ever thought why do we celebrate Makar Sankranti every year in the month of January?
Well, let us give you a special insight of this joyous festival. Makar Sankranti is a harvest festival celebrated by Indians. The day is dedicated to the Sun God, and is also known by different names such as Makara Sankranti or Maghi.
The day marks the entry of the sun into the zodiac sign of Makara (Capricorn). It also signals the end of winters and the onset of spring.
Makar Sankranti is observed with social festivities such as colorful decorations, rural children going house to house, singing and asking for treats in some areas , melas (fairs), dances, kite flying, bonfires and feasts. Many observers go to sacred rivers or lakes and bathe in a ceremony of thanks to the sun.
We hope this insight helped you a bit. Have a happy Makar Sankranti, spend time with your family & friends. Have a safe and joyous festive.
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Once again, Happy Makar Sankranti!