Makar Sankranti 2021: Makar Sankranti 2021 is the main festival of Hindus. On the day of Makar Sankranti, the sun is Uttarayan. According to the traditions, on this day the Sun enters Capricorn and with this all the auspicious works begin. From marriage to worship, all Mars works are started from Makar Sankranti. On this day, works like bathing and charity are considered special. This time the festival of Makar Sankranti is being celebrated on 14 January.
Makar Sankranti Puja Vidhi
There is a provision to keep fast on the day of Makar Sankranti. To do worship on this day, it is said to bathe the mole mixed with water. Ganga water can also be poured in the bath water before the puja. After bathing, worship of Suryadev is done. At the same time, there is also a provision to offer ancestors and ancestors on Makar Sankranti.
In what name is the festival of Makar Sankranti celebrated?
Makar Sankranti is celebrated as Pongal in South India. At the same time, in Gujarat and Rajasthan it is called Uttarayan (Uttarayan). A special Pantag festival is also celebrated on Makar Sankranti in Gujarat. At the same time, Makar Sankranti in Haryana and Punjab is known as Maghi. In Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh, this festival is called ‘Khichdi’.
Makar Sankranti 2021: History and Significance
It is believed that on the day of Makar Sankranti, influenced by Bhagiratha’s insistence and austerity, Ganga followed him to the ashram of Kapil Muni and passed from there to the sea. This is why this Ganga bath is considered to be of special importance.