Happy Makar Sankranti Jan14

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Happy Makar Sankranti

Makar Sankranti is a festival of nature. Without the presence of nature, we can not live even for a moment. Makar Sankranti is a way or synonym to thank for this blessing. Sun is a factor of life, light and growth. It is an integral part of our life. The arrival of sun in the morning, not just start the routine of humans but all other living beings.
Entry of sun into its Notthern solstice(Uttarayan)
Sun God leave the six month travelling and enters into the northern solstice (Tropic of Cancer). As Sun enter into the northern solstice, it is considered as the starting of day of deity. From Makar Sankranti, the blessings of god start showering. During these six months,Gods remains in a position of relaxations. According to the people having knowledge of astronomical science, it was decided that every year on 14 January, Makar Sankranti will be celebrated. The glimpse of this can be seen in our ancient traditions as well.

If we look in the geographical science, we find that equator divides earth into southern and northern hemisphere. Before Makar Sankranti, sun is in the southern hemisphere that is tropic of Capricorn. But, after this, the sun start moving towards the northern hemisphere.Where Sun is known to enter the northern solstice.

Concentrating minds in God on the day of Makar Sankranti is the thing which gives this festival a spiritual base. With this resolution, a person moves forward in life with the thinking of God and gaining knowledge about God. In search of ultimate peace and happiness,a person has to wonder in many lifetimes. Makar sankranti is the most auspicious day for taking such a resolution.