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Harmony of Cosmos and Culture: Understanding Makar Sankranti’s astronomical significance, shift of date and celebratory traditions

Astrologically, Makar Sankranti's significance is connected to the Hindu God Surya. The festival is dedicated to Bhagwan Surya and holds importance for purification rituals and spiritual journeys.

As PM Modi feeds dwarf Punganur cows on the occasion of Makar Sankranti, read about the indigenous breed that was on the verge of...

The milk of the Punganur cow has a rich medical benefit and higher fat content which may range from 5 to as high as 8 percent while that of other breeds it ranges between 3 to 3.5%. The average milk yield of the breed is 546 Kg per lactation. It is highly draught resistance breed.

Arunachal Pradesh: Muslim miscreants deface Parshuram Kund wall with Islamic symbols during Makar Sankranti mela, steal donations from the temple

Locals have alleged that Islamists who have been hired as safai karmacharis for this years Parshuram Kund mela have been indulging in theft

Hari’s Loot: The Kirtan dedicated to Lord Krishna which passes through the streets singing his praises to mark the Sankranti

Hari's loot is not an isolated ritual. It is preceded by the burning down of a temporary, thatched hut, built on the eve of Poush Parbon.

Watch: Gujarat celebrates Uttarayan; fireworks, kite flying and more

Undhiyu, a traditional spicy winter Gujarati dish, and other local sweets like Chikki and Tal Sakli are among the most popular delicacies during Uttarayan.

Hyderabad Police imposes restrictions on kite-flying during Makar Sankranti to prevent ‘breach of peace’

The Hyderabad Police issued a circular on January 10 prohibiting kite flying during Makar Sankranti in the city.

Makar Sankranti Parv, Khichadi Mela of Shri Gorakhnath Mandir: Yogi Adityanath explains

How Makar Sankranti is celebrated in India, especially in Gorakhpur, explains UP CM Yogi Adityanath.

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