Bhogi Rituals, Customs and Bhogi Puja

Bhogi is the first day of 4-day Sankranthi festival in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. In Tamil Nadu, Bhogi is observed as Bhogi Pongal. For a grand celebration of Bhogi, all houses are cleaned and washed. People decorate their houses with “Rangoli / Kolam / Muggu”. Women draw the rangoli with rice flour and […]

Makara Sankranti Sand Sculpture 2019

On the eve of Makara Sankranti, the famous sand sculptor Tarani Prasad Mishra designed a sand sculpture on 13th January 2019. And Sankranti 2019 date is January 15. Tarani drawn about the rituals and celebrations of Bhogi, Sankranti and Kanuma in a tremendous symbolic way. It is made at Vamsadhara river beach near L N […]

Bhogi Significance and celebrations, How Bhogi is celebrated?

Bhogi is the first day of four-day Sankranthi festival in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. Tamil people celebrated Bhogi as Bhogi Pongal. Bhogi Mantalu and Bhogi Pallu are the main ritual during Bhogi festival. In the early morning, people light a sacred bonfire called Bhogi Mantalu. Children dance around bhogi mantalu, singing songs in praise of […]