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Why makar sankranti celebrate.

Tags: astrology, arts & culture, religion & spirituality
Asked by Laxmikant Jain, 14 Jan '13 02:41 pm
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Makar Sankranti is the only Hindu festival which is based on the Solar calendar rather than the Lunar calendar. The festival is celebrated by taking dips in the Ganga or any river and offering water to the Sun god. The dip is said to purify the self and bestow punya. Special puja is offered as a thanksgiving for good harvest!!
Answered by dharamender nebhnani, 14 Jan '13 02:52 pm

 
  
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It is Thanking day to Sun God.
Source: Harvest Festival.
Answered by anantharaman, 14 Jan '13 04:56 pm

 
  
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Its some how relate to .. Agriculture.
Answered by Pawan Gupta, 14 Jan '13 02:43 pm

 
  
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