lohri – lohri 2011, lohri festival, lohri songs, lohri sms, happy lohri


lohri – lohri 2011, lohri festival, lohri songs, lohri sms, happy lohri

Lohri-Lohri 2011 Festival

Lohri-Lohri 2011 Festival

Lohri is a festival dedicated to the end of the Winter season. Lohri has relation with Makar Sankranti festival on which Sun enters into the Makar Rashi.

Lohri is celebrated a day before Makara Sankranti which indicates the end of the winter season. The sun usually enters in the Makara rashi (Capricorn) on 14th January. Usually 13th January is the last day of Dhanur mass on which sun exits from the Dhanu rashi. On this day Lohri is celebrated in Punjab. Lohri is celebrated to thanks the Sun and natural element fire.  Many North Indian states like Delhi, Haryana, Jammu, Himachal Pradesh celebrates Lohri.

On Lohri small children goes to door to door and sings traditional songs of Lohri. In return people gives them til, jaggery, sweets or money. In night Lohri fire is litened which is like Holi. In the fire of Lohri things likepeanuts, til and other things are thrown. People sits around the Lohri and sing songs, dance around it. Sarson ka saag and makke ki roti is served for meal.
lohri – lohri 2011, lohri festival, lohri songs, lohri sms, happy lohri

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