Makar Sankranti- The festival of Makar Sankrant traditionally coincides with the beginning of the Sun's northward journey (the UTTARAYAN) when it enters the sign of Makar (the CAPRICORN).
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Makar Sankranti- Makar Sankranti marks the commencement of the Sun's journey to the Northern Hemisphere (Makara raasi ), signifying the onset of Uttarayana Punyakalam, and is a day of celebration all over the country. The day begins with people taking holy dips in the waters and worshipping the Sun.
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Makar Sankranti ( Uttarayana)- There is a special significance attached to the celebration of Makar sankranti, the day when according to the Hindu astronomy the sun enters the rashi (zodiac) of Makara (Capricorn), is celebrated as the Kite Flying Day.
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