How to Celebrate Makar Sankranti Festival

Makar Sankranti is celebrated all over India in different style on 14th January every year. Hindus considers the auspicious day of it. It marks the change of the Sun direction into Makara Rashi (Capricorn) on its celestial path. This day is also known with various names and various traditions are witnessed as one experiences the festival in different states.

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Jaipur Kite Festival

Jaipur is the land of fear and festival and Jaipur is also famous for kite festival on 14th January and Jaipur kite flyers are famous in whole india. They fly kite whole day from before sun rise to after sun set. Kite festival of Jaipur is enjoyed on the day of Makar Sankranti or Uttarayan.

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How to Celebrate Makar Sankranti

Get up early in the morning, before sunrise, have bath and be ready with water & flowers for the sunrise. Worship the rising Sun, by offering water, flowers with both the hands & then pray with folded hands by chanting the Gayatri Mantra and pray for knowledge, wisdom and enlightenment to rise in the similar way to greater & greater heights. Pray for blessings to live a dynamic, inspired & righteous life.

How to Fly Kite in the Sky?

Pick the right day, Pick the right space,. Find a buddy to help you get the kite into the air. You should hold the ball of string and have your buddy hold the kite. Unwind about 20 meters (60 feet) of string. Signal to your buddy to release the kite. Pay attention to the wind direction. Make sure the wind is going in a straight line from you to the launcher. To allow the kite to go higher, release the length of string. To lower the kite, simply pull in the string.