Makar Sankranti Wishes You Can Share
Following are some beautiful Makar Sankranti Wishes for you and your family.
The name Makar Sankranti consists of two Sanskrit words “Makar” and “Sankranti”.
The word “Makar” means “Capricorn zodiac sign” and “Sankranti” translates to “transition”.
Hence, the festival marks the transition of the sun into Capricorn zodiac sign.
It also signifies the arrival of the spring season in India.
The festival is also associated with the harvest as is it is believed to be the first day of the new harvest season.
It is regarded as one of the most auspicious phases in Hinduism and is one of the most important festivals of not only India but Nepal as well.
One of the most popular rituals of Makar Sankranti is kite flying in which people of all ages gather together and fly colorful and decorated kites with their friends and family.
On this day people prepare delicious food items and sweet dishes and enjoy the festival with their family members by spending time together.
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