Indian Bureaucracy wishes Happy Makar Sankranti 2020

Happy Makar Sankranti 2020
Happy Makar Sankranti 2020

Makar Samkranti, is being celebrated in various parts of the country with religious fervor.  As per Vedic Hindu philosophy, Sun is considered to be the king of all the planets. And Makar Sankranti commemorates the expedition of sun to the Northern Hemisphere. This festival also comes as Thanksgiving to Mother Nature for an abundance of crops, well being and prosperity. Makar Sankrant – As per Vedic Hindu philosophy, Sun is considered to be the king of all the planets. And Makar Sankranti commemorates the expedition of sun to the Northern Hemisphere. Makar is a Sanskrit that literally means Capricorn whereas Sankranti denotes transition. Hence, sun’s transition from Sagittarius to Capricorn sign in the northern hemisphere, during winter is.

This festival also comes as Thanksgiving to Mother Nature for an abundance of crops, well being and prosperity. The festivities include sweets made of rice, jaggery, green gram and sesame. The enthusiasm and celebration of Makar Sankranti is also intertwined with the fervor of deep-rooted faith.Gita also expounds the importance of Uttarayan as a favourable time to get blessings from Gods and achieve greatness on earth. The days become longer and signify the removal of despair and delusion to enter into spiritual light and wisdom.

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