Makar Sankranti is a festival of the Hindu as well as the Makar Sankranti festival is celebrated in all parts of India as well as also celebrated in Nepal and also Makar Sankranti is a harvest festival. Makar Sankranti festival is also known as a Makara Sankranti and also Maghi as well as the Makar Sankranti festival is dedicated to surya and also God sun is Hindu Pantheon.Makar Sankranti festival is celebrated on the 14 january each year as well as the Makar Sankranti festival is celebrated for innumerable reasons as well as that depending on various climate and also agricultural environment or also included cultural background or location and the main thing is that the Indian calendar is based on the lunar position but that sankranti is solar event.
Makar Sankranti is a festival is supposed to mark the first day or on that day when the sun is transiting into Capricorn and also known as a Makara as well as that festival also marks end of the month or when winter is solstice as well as that is also refers as a darkest night of the year. The Makar Sankranti festival is marks beginning of the Uttarayana or a six-month auspicious period as a Hindu tradition.
Here we are describe the reasons of why we celebrate the Makar Sankranti festival so the first thing is that Makar Sankranti festival is Hindus important festival, second thing is that the sun god is enters in a different zodiac sign as well as the third thing is that that session is harvest season for the farmers or fourth reason is that on that day women’s pray god for the longevity of their husbands' lives and the last reason is that is the onset of the auspicious is an Uttarayan period.
On the Makar Sankranti festival we need to do some special measures to be taken like Surya Namaskar as well as Pray to Sun god or donate any things like blankets, food, clothes and also we need to offer to the water. The traditional calendar of the India is normally based on the lunar positions but the Makar Sankranti is a solar event so the dates of any hindus festival is changing per the Gregorian calendar but the date of Makar Sankranti festival is constant means every year the date of Makar Sankranti festival is 14 January.
The Makar Sankranti festival is celebrate on Magh month as well as Magh month is coldest time so because of that for keep our body hot in inside we can eat some things like jaggery, Til, rice, and also Urad Dal or we can take that food on Makar Sankranti so behind it that has a physical basis as well as we can also have traditional to eat kheer (kheer means rice is cooked in milk and make sugarcane juice).
Peoples are celebrate the Makar Sankranti festival by the flying of kites as well as by dancing and also by bonfires or feasts also are there as well as Makar Sankranti festival is known as a Pongal in Tamil Nadu or on that day people's do decorations or also wear new clothes and also some parts Khichdi is also eaten.