Saturday, January 14, 2012

Indian Festival - Makar Sankranti

India a land of many hues and color exhibited brilliantly in its people's festivals. India is still majorly land of people who mostly sustain on agriculture. It has always been the land of farmers. Every festival thus is remarkably coincides with onset of a season, sowing or harvesting of crops. These farm activities on the calender are marked as festival days giving respite from the hard labor and toil to the farmer. Interestingly all these festival days have had some very amazing mythological and religious stories to celebrate. India it is also to be remembered is replete with faith and religiosity So we have the religious and the practical aspect of Indian Festivals.

Makar Sankranti is also one such Festival of Gaiety. Every year on the 14th of January, Indians celebrate through out the length and breadth of the country.

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