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Things Not To Do On Makar Sankranti
One of the most auspicious Hindu festivals, Makar Sankranti is celebrated with a lot of fervour across the nation. The excitement around this festival starts building up from weeks before. It is the only Hindu festival which is observed as per ...
Why Do We Use Sesame Seeds During Makar Sankranti
For most of us, who have grown up in India, there is a particular fruit, vegetable or food item that we associate with a given festival. It would not be wrong to say that it is that particular food item which ...
Use Of Sesame In Makar Sankranti
Why Is Pongal Prepared In Sankranti?
India is a land of festivals, with each festival having its own special significance. With over a dozen festivals being celebrated round the year, it is important that each of them does not lose out on its significance. One of the ...
Unique Ideas To Decorate Your Home For Pongal
For any festival, one does not really feel the essence of the same unless and until the surroundings are decorated in a befitting manner. The same holds good for the southern festival of Pongal as well. Although it cannot be denied ...
Unique Ideas To Decorate Your Home For Pongal
Puran Poli Recipe For Sankranti
Makar Sankranti is celebrated throughout India differently. It is an auspicious festival and in many parts of India, agricultural festivals ('Nabanna' in Bengal, 'Bihu' in Assam) are celebrated. With celebration, special preparation of dishes is essential. Puran Poli is one such ...
Ways To Prepare Your Home For This Pongal/Sankranti
Festivals of India are mainly community festivals where people decorate their home, prepare festival-special dishes and enjoy the occasion with friends and family. Pongal/Sankranti is a festival that is immensely popular in South India, especially in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Pongal ...
Ways To Prepare Your Home For This Pongal Sankranti
Sugarcane Kheer Recipe For Pongal
As we know that Pongal is a harvest festival in India, the festival marks the overall prosperity and wellness of the people. The important part of the festival is the sugarcane. So, today at Boldsky, we shall share a special sugarcane ...
Rituals Followed For Sankranti In South India
Makar Sankranti is a very auspicious festival that is celebrated across India. For farmers, it is a harvest festival. And according to astrology, it is the time that the sun changes its direction thus moving into Capricorn. On this special festival, ...
Rituals Followed For Sankranti In South India
Traditions & Customs Of Pongal 2016
Pongal is observed across the globe and is richly celebrated in India. The word 'Pongal' means 'boiling over of the rice in the cooking pot' in both Tamil and Telugu. Though there is little known about the origin of the festival, ...
Cleaning The House For Pongal: Tips
Many homes in India go through a major spring cleaning before any festival and there are several reasons behind this. According to the old school of thought, it is said that the home is cleaned thoroughly since the Gods who make ...
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