Mukkanuma – Fourth and Final Day of Sankranti Celebrations

Mukkanuma is the final day of Sankranti celebrations. On this day people arrange huge feasts, invite friends and relatives. Mukkanuma 2016 date is January 17. In some places, on Mukkanuma bullock cart races and cock fightings are held. Mukkanuma is the final day of Sankranti festival in Andhra Pradesh and some parts of Karnataka.

Bhogi Festival – First day of Sankranti dedicated to Indra

Bhogi is the first day of Pongal or Sankranthi festival and is dedicated to Lord Indra. Lord Indra considered as the “Lord of Clouds and Rain”. When is Bhogi in 2019? In the year 2019, Bhogi is celebrated on 14th January. Significance or Importance of Bhogi: As this is a day to worship lord Indra, […]

Hindupad wishes a Happy Makar Sankranti 2011

Makar Sankranti, the festival of harvest in India, is celebrated from 14 January 2011 to 16 / 17 January. Hindupad wishes you all a Happy Makar Sankranti. Today (14 January 2011) is Bhogi.. the day of bonfire (bhogi mantalu). In Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, and Maharashtra, Bhogi is celebrated with utmost pomp. It is said on […]