Holiday “Lohri” 2016 Happy Lohri Images, Wallpapers, Celebration

Holiday “Lohri” 2015 Happy Lohri Images, Wallpapers, Celebration : Lohri is a popular festival, celebrated by Punjabi people from the Punjab region of South Asia. The origin of Lohri are many and the festival link to Punjab region. many people believe that the festival was originally celebrated on day of the winter solstice, the shortest day and the longest night of the year.
Here are many origin of Lohri: all that are part of the folklore. The main theme of Lohri, however, is the belief that the cultural celebration of the winter solstice is Lohri. Lohri is meant to be celebrated on the shortest day of the year. An important feature of Lohri is the bonfire. Lighting of the fire is common in the winter solstice festivals in time and the world: it means the return of longer days. For some, the fire has a religious significance, a remnant of ancient origins, perhaps? For others it’s not fire more than a tradition.

Holiday "Lohri" 2015 Happy Lohri Images, Wallpapers, Celebration
Lohri 2015

Holiday "Lohri" 2015 Happy Lohri Images, Wallpapers, Celebration
Lohri 2015

Going forward, instead of celebrating Lohri Punjabis celebrate winter solstice occurs on the day, on the last day of the month in which winter solstice takes place. This is due to Lohri Bikrami calendar and creating a link between the twinning of the festival of Makar Sankranti which is celebrated in the Punjab region as Maghi Sangrand.

According to folk lore, in ancient times was Lohri on winter solstice day is celebrated. It is for this reason that people believe that Lohri of night is meant to be the longest night of the year and on the day after Lohri, daylight is meant to increase. The day after Lohri is celebrated as Maghi Sangrand when the days are meant to start getting longer.

However, scientifically, the shortest day of the year around 21-22 December, after which the days start getting longer. Accordingly, winter solstice starts on 21 December or 22 December and Lohri should be celebrated on the day of the winter solstice followed by Maghi Sangrand (Makar) the next day.