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Significance of Makar Sankranti

  • Celebrated across the nation, this day holds religious and cultural significance. As per the Puranas, Lord Sun met his son Shani (swami of Makar Rashi) for the first time on this day. Another legend that is associated with this festival is, Lord Krishna demolished the terror of Ashuras by burying their heads under the Mandara Parvata (Mountain). This auspicious day symbolizes the end of evil power and the beginning of a peaceful era.