Lohri is the main festival of people belonging to Sikh religion and it is celebrated on 13th January each year. The festival was originated from the state of Punjab and now it is celebrated in entire nation and outside wherever Punjabis are.
‘Lohri’ is a famous festival of Punjabi people. It is celebrated in North India especially in the States of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Uttrakhand and Jammu. Lohri is celebrated on the 13th day of January which falls in the month of Paush or Magh according to Hindu calendar. Lohri festival marks the culmination of winter.
Punjabi people celebrate it with their out most love for this festival on 13th January every year. It is believed that the festival is celebrated on the day when days start becoming shorter and the nights start becoming longer.
Lohri is celebrated to dedicate the harvest crop and on this day bonfire is lighted, people sing and dance to express their joy everyone celebrate this festival with joy and warmth. Though, it is the key festival of Punjab is but some Northern states of India also observe this festival which including Himachal Pradesh and Haryana.
Punjabi celebrate lohri with extra joy when male baby is born or new marriage couple are at their first lohri, the newly born child is brought before the flames to seek the blessings of Sun-god. The gifts are presented to the newly married daughters.
Lohri is a religious traditional festival. Hinduism and Sikhism celebrate it with great joy and seamless happiness. There are lots of beliefs regarding lohri festival. The most common belief is that Lohri is celebrated to mark the end of peak winter. As it is a traditional festival, so it is associated with the harvest of the Rabi crops.
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