Collect some loving and blessed Lohri Wishes and Quotes to share with your beloved. However, read to know the significance of Lohri.
Lohri was being celebrated widely among the Punjabis and all across Indian regions to showcase respect towards Rabi crop harvestation. It’s an auspicious occasion, and is a festival with pomp and hop in entire Punjab, and also in Rajasthan, Haryana, Delhi, Jammu, and Himachal Pradesh widely among Punjabi Families. The festival happens just a day before Magh Season starts; which showcases the beginning of a new season.
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Lohri means to respect and show gratitude towards the Lord for the large harvest. On the Lohri Evening, the families and friends gather and light up a bonfire, dance alon
g, and feed prasad. This festival is marked for the onset of the spring season and coincides with other occasions like Makar Sankranti, Bhogali Bihu, and Pongal. This year 2023, Lohri arrives on the 13th of January, Friday.
There are numerous reasons for the Lohri Celebration. One reason is to celebrate the end of the winter season and welcome the warmer days afterwards. Winter season is an indication of death and decay, which is why Punjabi celebrate the festival for rejuvenation. It is a celebration for the end of dreading cold and freezing days and the beginning of better days on New Year.
Another fact to celebrate Lohri is, people, celebrate and show honour and respect towards the Lord of Fertility “Lohri Mata.” A ppular belief is that Lohri Mata blesses newly married couples with children around this duration; therefore people celebrate and honour Mata on this auspicious festival.
One more reason associated with the Lohri Festival is to celebrate the end of the crop season. In number of regions in India, farmers harvest Rabi Crop during this time of the year. Lohri fest is a way to thank God for showing mercy on our agriculture and providing us with plenty of crops. Farmers celebrate and enjoy this day to honour their hard work and the crops they have harvested.
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Lohri Festival is mainly celebrated in Punjab and Punjabi Families, where they light a bonfire and enjoy it with their loved ones. The bonfire on Lohri Evening is known as Lohri Fire. This fire is believed to purify the surroundings and people dance, celebrate, and have fun on this occasion together. Families and Friends exchange sweets, gifts, Lohri Wishes, and Lohri Quotes with each other. In addition, the sweets incurred on this occasion are a bit different from the normal ones. Here, people exchange Til Laddoo, Gajak, Rewri, and other healthy sweets. People serve Til and Jaggery in the Lohri Fire to pray and thank God for the harvest and the upcoming farming.
Lohri Festival has Folk Songs indeed, which people sing around the Lohri Fire. Here, people not only sing the fertility harvest, farming, but also sing prosperity folk songs together and dance. However, there’s a folk song called “Dulla Bhatti Da Kikar”, which is sung by people to appraise and honour the local heroes.
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