Happy Lohri 12 January 2013

In Punjab the life is lead in a different style. A tradition of living life with fun and gaiety, enjoying very moment, can be seen here. Glimpse of this life style can be seen every year on Lohdi festival, 12 January. Lohdi is celebrated in the evening before Makar Sankranti, in the northern states of India like Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh and the near by areas. This day, the culture of these places display a new look.

Lohri in Punjab

Lohri is not just limited to Punjab. But here the look of this festival is something different. This day, the color and happiness is in full beauty and liveliness. While talking about Punjab how can we forget mentioning Mustard’s Saag, Chapattis made of corn, smell of Earth, sweet smell of water from pot(Ghada). 

Music and Festivities on the Eve of Lohri

The folk songs in the evening of Lohri, make the environment musically beautiful. The fascinating songs are such a kind that even for ones a Bairagi(holy man/traveller) may also forget his way. And, the most important is Bhangra and, Gidda performed by charming ladies, which can’t be forgot.

Lohri, the Festival of Youth

Although the festival of Lohri brings in happiness for every class and age people of north India. But, it is particularly special for young men, women and newly married couples. Today, youth, girls and guys,

Celebration of Makar Sankranti

As the festival of Lohri is celebrated just an evening before Makar Sankranti. And, the festival has a direct relation with sun entering in Capricorn sign. Sun itself is a factor of fire and power.

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