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Lohri Origin: Story of Bonfire Festival Lohri

Lohri Origin

The origin of the Lohri can be traced back to the tale of Dulla Bhatti. By the end of the first week of January, small groups of boys ring the doorbell of houses and start chanting the Lohri songs related to Dulla Bhatti. In turn, the people give them popcorn, peanuts, crystal sugar, sesame seeds (til) or gur as well …

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Lohri History: Origin And Historical Background

Lohri History - Origin Of Lohri Festival, Lohri Historical Background

The history of Lohri, a seasonal festival of North India is as old as that of story of Indus Valley civilization itself. The Festival of Lohri marks the beginning of the end of winter and the coming of spring and the new year. The fires lit at night, the hand warming, the song and dance and the coming together of …

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Happy Lohri SMS For Students And Children

Happy Lohri SMS In Hindi & Punjabi

Lohri is a widely celebrated harvest festival, especially in Northern India. Friends and family get together to celebrate this festive occasion by arranging a bonfire in the outdoors, during the evening. Lohri is the time to reconnect with friends, relatives and loved ones and send them hearty wishes, wherever they are. Every festivity is marked with a massive exchange of …

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North India to celebrate Harvest Festival of Lohri

The harvest festival of Lohri is being celebrated with traditional fervor and enthusiasm in most parts of North India today. Lohri is a popular festival celebrated by the people of Punjab, particularly of the Sikh and Hindu faiths. The origins of Lohri are many and it is primarily linked to the Punjab region of the Indian subcontinent. Many people believe …

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Legends of Lohri Festival: Punjabi Culture

Legends of Lohri Festival: Punjabi Culture & Tradition

There are few renowned legends associated with this historic festival of Punjab, the most significant of them being the Dullah Bhatti, which evolved around the Festival of Lohri. Lohri marks the end of the dreary and awfully cold month of Pos (mid December to mid January) and the next day of Makar Sankranti, ushers in the bright and sunny month …

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Social Significance of Lohri: Harvest Festival

Social Significance of Lohri - Punjab Harvesting Festival

Though Lohri festival has no religious significance but it holds a great social significance and is celebrated as a day of imparting social love to one and all. The festival of Lohri is meant to relieve people from worldly day to day routine, and make them relaxed, cheerful and happy. It is the time when people from all castes and …

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Bonfires and Bonhomie: Celebrate Lohri, Pongal, Makar Sankranti and Bihu

Bonfires and Bonhomie

Creating an aura of warmth to ward off the winter chill, there are a host of harvest festivals lined up for mid-January. So while it’s Lohri in North India, it’s Uttarayan in Gujarat, Pongal and Tamil New Year in the South, Magha or Bhugali Bihu in Assam, and Makar Sankranti in the rest of the country to add to the …

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Bhai Dooj Festival 2018: Legends & Celebration

Bhai Dooj

Diwali, the vibrant festival of lights, brings with it a chance to revive relationships. The fifth day of the five-day festival is especially dedicated to honor the unique bond between brother and sister. Known as Bhai Dooj or Bhaiya Dooj, it falls on the second day after Diwali, that is, on ‘Shukla Paksha Dwitiya’ in the Hindi month of ‘Kartik’. Thus, Bhayya Dooj is the …

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Diwali Significance: Importance of Diwali Festival

Diwali Significance - Hindu Culture & Tradition

Diwali falls, the Indian festival of lights, falls on the day of ‘Amavasyaa’, when the moon does not rise and there is darkness all around. Light, being symbol of hope and positive energy, indicates the victory of good over evil. By spreading light in every corner of our premises, we try to destroy the reign of darkness, on the night …

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Diwali Festival History For Students And Children

Diwali Festival History - Hindu Culture & Tradition

The festival of Diwali is celebrated by Indians throughout the world in a joyous mood, with zeal and enthusiasm. The festival is predominated by colorful display of lights, bursting of crackers, cleanliness, sweets, lots of shopping, happiness. The festive spirit brings people of different communities closer, to celebrate the vibrant festival in the most blissful and lively way. Like most …

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