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Happy Maghe Sankranti


Monday, 14 January 2019
Maghe Sankranti is celebrated on the first day of Magh. Nepali people celebrate it as the start of the favorable month of Magh. The celebration is a harbinger of longer and generally hotter days in contrast with the frosty month of Poush. On this day, the sun is accepted to begin advancing toward the Northern Hemisphere. In that sense, Maghe Sankranti is like solstice celebrations in different religious traditions.


Hindus praise this celebration by taking custom dunk in blessed stream junctures, most strikingly in Devghat, Chitwan. Families get together amid the day and eat dinners together. Sesame seed laddus, molasses, ghee, sweet potatoes and yam are incorporated into the menu. Individuals revere Lord Vishnu amid the month by offering him pujas and perusing the holy Bhagwad Gita, otherwise called The Song of the Gods.

Maghe Sankranti is additionally called Maghi. Maghi is the New Year of Tharu people group of Nepal. It had additionally been pronounced as the National celebration of Nepal. Tharu individuals praise it with their family together, celebrate with move and have a delectable devour. The primary day of Magh is likewise celebrated in the Terai by the Tharu people group as Maghi or New Year. It is a weeklong celebration celebrated by getting together as a family and companions,  going to group get together or mela, sprucing up in the conventional Tharu wear, eating, drinking and making merry.

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