Lohri is one of the first Hindu festivals of the year and is believed to mark the end of winter solstice. The festival is primarily celebrated by Hindus and Sikhs throughout the country and more so in Punjab.
According to the historic Indian calendar, Bikrami, Lohri is celebrated a day earlier to another Indian festival Makar Sankranti.
Here we bring you some cover pictures and quotes to share to your loved ones. At the end we have also added Puja Vidhi and Muhurat details.
Ring out the cold…
the old and the sad…
ring in the warmth and
love of the season…
hope and cheerfulness…
within you Happy Lohri!
Hope divine grace brings joy to your heart and fulfills all your wishes on this auspicious occasion.
May this festival of lohri fill your life
with lots of energy and enthusiasm
and may it bring happiness and prosperity
to you and your loved ones
Hope you enjoy many moments of
happiness and be jolly
as you sing and dance
around the bonfire
Happy Lohri to you!
May waheguru fulfill your all wishes on this Lohri. Happy Lohri
According to the calendar, the auspicious time to perform poojan begins from 5:41 pm and will end at 7:04 pm on January 13.
Days before the festival, people start gathering to sing folk songs.
On the festival day, an image of Lohiri is made under wood with the aid of cow down and is kept for worshiping. People worship for a good crop harvest season. People orbit around the fire, pouring grains like maize and wheat.
After the worshiping ends, offering of various food articles such as jaggery, popcorn, peanuts are made.
There is also a tradition to make maize roti along with mustard.