Kanuma 2019 | Kanuma Festival during Sankranthi in Andhra Pradesh

Kanuma festival is the third day of four-day Sankranthi festival celebrated in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana. In 2019, Kanuma date is January 16. Govardhana Puja or Go puja (worship of cows) is the major ritual during Kanuma. It is believed that Lord Sri Krishna was lifted the Govardhana parvatham (Mount Govardhan) to save the farmers […]

Kanuma – 16 January 2020 | 3rd day of Makara Sankranti

16 January 2020 is Kanuma festival. Kanuma is the third day of four-day Sankranthi festival celebrated in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana and some parts of Karnataka and Maharashtra. Govardhana Puja or Go puja (worship of cows) is the major ritual during Kanuma. It is believed that Lord Sri Krishna was lifted the Govardhana parvatham (Mount […]

16 January 2016 – Kanuma, Mattu Pongal

16 January 2016 is Kanuma & Mattu Pongal. Mattu Pongal is the third day of Pongal celebrations in Tamil Nadu and Kanuma is the third festival of Makara Sankranthi in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. It commemorates the victory of Lord Krishna over Indra. Indra tried to destroy the Gokulam without knowing that Krishna is one of […]

Pongal 2019 dates | Bhogi Pongal, Surya Pongal, Mattu Pongal & Kannum Pongal

Pongal is a four-day festival celebrated with lot of gusto in Tamil Nadu. It is observed in the Tamil month, Thai Masam. In 2019, Pongal starts on January 14 with Bhogi Pongal. It is the biggest harvest festival celebrated as thanks giving occasion to the nature. Bhogi Pongal, Surya Pongal, Mattu Pongal, Kannum Pongal are […]

Makara Sankranti Muggulu, Pongal Rangoli Designs

Pongal is a season of Rangoli (Muggulu). Women enthusistically perform the Rangoli thing. Even they participate in Rangoli competitions. Rangoli is known as Muggu in Telugu and Kolam in Tamil. Makara Sankranthi 2016 dates – Bhogi, Sankranthi, Kanuma & Mukkanuma 2016 dates Here are some Rangoli designs photos or images or pictures: few of these […]

Gopuja on Kanuma in Temples of AP & Telangana

Gopuja on Kanuma in Temples of AP & Telangana on 16 January 2016.. TTD EO Dr D Sambasiva Rao instructed the HDPP Secretary Sri Prayaga Ramakrishna to organize Gopuja on the festival of Kanuma across the two Telugu Speaking states. During the weekly review meeting with senior officers in his chambers in TTD Administrative Building […]

Makar Sankranthi, Sun’s Transit into Makara Rashi (Capricorn)

Sankranti, also known as Makar Sankranthi, marks the Suns transit into Makara Rashi. This day marks the beginning of Uttarayana Punyakalam. It is celebrated throughout India with various names. Makara Sankramana Snan is the most observed ritual during Sankranti. Sankranti is celebrated as Pongal in Tamil Nadu for three days. In Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, […]

Gangireddu & Haridasu: Popular Aspects of Sankranti

Gangireddu is a sacred bull, which is decorated with beautiful clothes and ringing bells. Haridasulu are the people of a cast who are dedicated to receive charities from other people. Gangireddu and Haridasu are the two important aspects of Makar Sankranti. Haridasu makes gangireddu (bull) to dance. The scene clearly depicts bulls obedience to his […]

Kanuma – Third day of Sankranti Festival

Kanuma is the third day of the festival, Sankranti. According to Hindu mythology, on this day Lord Sri Krsihna lifted the Govardhana Hill (Govardhana Giri – Govardhana Giridhari is one of Krishnas names). Kanuma 2016 or Kanumu 2016 date is January 16. Once Lord Indra, with his headstrong poured a heavy rain on Gokulam (Sri […]

Kite Flying – A tradition During Sankranti

Kite flying is a major tradition during the Sankranti days. In some regions, Kite flying is started in the month of December and is continued till February. In some North Indian as well in some South Indian cities, kite flying competitions are held. During the Pongal, the schools announce holidays for children, they are actively […]

Bhogi, Sankranti & Kanuma (Telugu)

Importance of Bhogi, Sankranti & Kanuma in Telugu.. భోగి, సంక్రాంతి, కనుమ హిందువులు అంతా పెద్దల నుండి పిన్నల వరకు అత్యంత ప్రీతిపాత్రంగా ఆచరించే పండుగలలో “సంక్రాంతి” ప్రముఖస్ధానం సంపాదించుకుంది. ఇది పుష్యమాసంలో సూర్యుడు “మకరరాశిలో” ప్రవేశించిన పుణ్యదినం. ఈ సంక్రాంతిలో “సం” అంటే మిక్కిలి “క్రాంతి” అంటే అభ్యుదయం. మంచి అభ్యుదయాన్ని ఇచ్చు క్రాంతి కనుక దీనిని “సంక్రాంతి” గా పెద్దలు వివరణ చెబుతూ “మకరం” అంటే! మొసలి. ఇది పట్టుకుంటే వదలదు […]

Sankranti Rituals & Celebrations in Andhra Pradesh

Makara Sankranthi is the biggest festival in Andhra Pradesh. Gobbemmalu, Kite flying, Gangireddu & Haridasu, Bhogi Pandlu, Bhogi Mantalu (bonfire), etc are the important rituals and celebrations in Andhra Pradesh. This festival is celebrated for four days – starting from Bhogi.. Gobbemmalu: Gobbemmalu are cow dung balls which are kept on Muggu (Rangoli), which is […]

Mattu Pongal, Kanuma, 15 January 2014

Today, 15 January 2014 is Mattu Pongal, Kanuma. Mattu Pongal is the third day of Pongal celebrations in Tamil Nadu and Kanuma is the third festival of Makara Sankranthi in Andhra Pradesh. It commemorates the victory of Lord Krishna over Indra. Indra tried to destroy the Gokulam without knowing that Krishna is one of the […]

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.

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 […]