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Makar Sankranti is an important celebration in Hindu religion. Explore some popular quotes/ quotations related to Makar Sankranti here.

Makar Sankranti Quotes

Makar Sankranthi, or Sankranti is a festival which is celebrated in various parts of the country and also in some other parts of the world where a major chunk of Hindu population resides. In Tamil Nadu this is known as Pongal, in Assam it is known as Bhogali Bihu, in Punjab, it is known as Lohiri, in Gujarat and Rajasthan, it is known as Uttararayan. This festival is also celebrated in Nepal as Maghe Sakrati or Maghi, in Thailand as Songkran and in Myanmar as Thingyan. It is basically the harvest festival of all the South East Asian Countries. Sankrant marks the beginning of the harvest season for the farmers of Indian Sub-Continent.

The occasion of Makar Sankrant is not only religiously but also practically relevant to the people of India. It has a special geo-agri-economical significance as the Sun enters into the Capricorn zone on its celestial path; it signifies the end of winter and the beginning of the gradual increase of the duration of the day. On this occasion, people all over the country celebrate it with great zeal and pomp. The festival in itself holds an eternal significance and spiritual importance. Here are few popular quotes on Sankranti that explains it importance and auspiciousness in Hindu religion

Popular Makar Sankranti Quotes