The festival of Makar Sankranti holds deep religious significance for people of India. Dedicated to Lord Surya (Sun), Makar Sankranti festival falls on January 14 every year, as sourced by the British calendar.

The day of Makar Sankranti marks transition of the sun into the zodiac Capricorn, symbolizing arrival of spring season.

In the northern part of India, Makar Sankranti is also known as Til Sankranti by people in their local dialects. According to the festival, it is ritual to mingle rice with cereals and distribute it among relatives while wishing their longevity and future prosperity. This type of ritual is normally performed by senior citizens or the eldest member of the family.

The festival of Makar Sankranti is dedicated to Lord Sun to whom thousands of devotees pay religious offerings and veneration by taking hold dip in Sangam (confluence of trio rivers, Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati) in Allahabad and on various river banks or bathing Ghats of the river Ganga.

Taking holy dip in Ganga or in Sangam has mythological significance to which the devotees who take holy dip during Makar Sankranti attains salvation (Moksha) that frees them from rebirth.

To mark the day of Makar Sankranti, people express their joy by sending their relatives SMS, messages and greetings through mobiles or emails wishing them happiness and prosperity. Pongal is also celebrated on the same day in southern part of India.

Here are some Good SMS for Makar Sankranti.

Makar Sankranti Hindi SMS

Ugta Hua Suraj Dua De Aapko, Khilta Hua Phool Khushbu De Aapko, Hum To Kuch Dene Ke Kabil Nahi Hai, Dene Wala Hazaar Khushiyan De Aapko

Have this 2010 1st feastival bring Happiness to your Life. Wish u & ur family a very Happy uttarayan

Wishing all a vey happy and safe kite flying. Happy Uttarayan.
advance me “firki”bhej raha hu,
isliye har sal ki tarah chori mat karana enjoy kite flying day
happy makar sankranti

HAPPY SANKRANTI MEANS:
S: SANTHOSHAM, A: ANXIETY, N: NOMADIC,
K: KASTAM, R:RULE, A: ANY, N: NAUGHTY, T: TASTER,
I: INTELLENGENCES

Few More Makar Sankranti SMS can be read on our Previous Year Makar Sankranti SMS Post.

Happy Pongal SMS

May this Pongal brighten up ur life 2day and always… Wish you all very Happy PONGAL

Hope you rejoice in the charm of your tradition! Wish you & your family a very Happy Bogi Pongal, Pongal, Mattu Pongal!

“Pot Rice to Sun
God Sugarcane to cow and ox
Sweet rise to you and me
Good milk to friends and family”

Happy Pongal

Makar Sankranti Greetings and Pictures

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Makar Sankranti

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Happy Makar Sankranti

Makar Sankranti Kites

At the end we would like to wish Happy Makar Sankranti and pongal to all.