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Regional Celebrations of Baisakhi New Year

Regional Celebrations of Baisakhi

Auspicious day of Baisakhi is celebrated in various regions of India by different names and different rituals. This is because the day of Baisakhi holds special significance for Hindus along with Sikhs. For Hindus, April 13th mark the time for New Year and they celebrate the day with rituals like bathing, partying and worshiping. Another legend associated with the day …

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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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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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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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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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Lohri Bonfire Harvest Festival Celebration

Lohri - Bonfire Celebration

Despite icy wind, the festive mood of Lohri is keep its warmth owing to its Bonfire celebration. It is an accepted fact that this festival is to worship fire. Lohri is not a religious festival, but a celebration marking the end of an intense winter and it also celebrates the sowing of the rabi crop. It celebrates the arrival of …

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Lohri Customs and Traditions in Hindu Culture

Lohri Customs and Traditions: Hindu Culture & Tradition

The various customs and traditions attached to the festival of Lohri signifies the harvesting of the Rabi crops. The people of Northern India, especially Punjab and Haryana celebrate Lohri, to mark the end of winter. Harvested fields and front yards are litup with flames of bonfires, around which people gather to meet friends and relatives and sing folk songs. For …

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First Lohri of Bride or The New Born

First Lohri - First Lohri of a bride or the new born

The first Lohri celebrated by a new bride or a newborn represents a grand occasion and immediate family members are invited for feast and exchange of gifts. Once the party is over, Lohri is celebrated with traditional dancing and singing around the bonfire. Lohri pampers women and children. This is particularly a happy occasion for the couples who for the …

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