"Lohri" Essays and Research Papers

  • Lohri

    Social Significance of Lohri: Though Lohri festival has no religious significance but it holds a great social significance and is celebrated as a day of imparting social love to one and all. The festival of Lohri is meant to relieve people from worldly day to day routine, and make them relaxed, cheerful and happy. It is the time when people from all castes and social strata come together forgetting all past differences and grievances. Every year Lohri succeeds in bridging the social gap, as people...

    Halva, Holi, Light 998  Words | 3  Pages

  • Pongal Festival

    farming community, today it is celebrated by all. In south India, all three days of Pongal are considered important. However, those south Indians who have settled in the north usually celebrate only the second day. Coinciding with Makara Sankranti and Lohri of the north, it is also called Pongal Sankranti. ...

    Harvest, India, Lohri 508  Words | 2  Pages

  • Lohri

    Lohri, is celebrated every year on 13th of January. It is a festival to worship fire. Lohri Festival is celebrated with great pomp in North India. At this time Earth starts moving towards the sun marking the auspicious period of Uttarayan. First Lohri is very important for the newly wed and the new born babies as it marks fertility. At night, people gather around the bonfire and throw til, puffed rice & popcorns into the flames of the bonfire. Prayers are offered to the bonfire seeking abundance...

    Fire, Folk music, Halva 778  Words | 3  Pages

  • Punjab Region and Eastern Punjab Dialect

    She’s fond of her sweaters, but she is passionately proud of her collection of woollen shawls. These can be breathtaking. The women of Punjab are responsible for the state’s most famous item of handicraft – the phulkar i. Lohri Celebrated on the 13th day of January, Lohri is a festival of zeal and verve and marks the culmination of the chilly winter. In true spirit of the Punjabi culture, men and women perform Bhangra and Giddha, popular Punjabi folk dances, around a bonfire. Enthusiastic children...

    Bhangra, Punjab, Punjab region 1045  Words | 4  Pages

  • Essay

    Consequently, dates & months may vary accordingly.      Here's a list of common  festivals celebrated all over India.  January: Lohri : Lohri marks the culmination of winter, and is celebrated on the 13th day of January in the month of Paush or Magh, a day before Makar Sankranti. For Punjabis, this is more than just a festival, it is also an example of a way of life. Lohri celebrates fertility and the spark of life. People gather round the bonfires, throw sweets, puffed rice and popcorn into the flames...

    Guru Gobind Singh, Guru Granth Sahib, India 1831  Words | 6  Pages

  • Sports & Cultural Activities

    Sandhya', 'Dance Nite', 'Drama Nite', 'Rangoli' are calendared through out the year. The committee organizes various festivals like Janmashtami, Dussera, Diwali, Holi, Ganesh Chaturthi, Id, Christmas along with few regional festivals like Ugadi and Lohri. This helps to sensitize all towards the wide spectrum of beliefs which have harmoniously coexisted in India and spreading the message of peace and brotherhood which have transpired since ages through these festivals. To enrich the students with various...

    Culture, Ganesh Chaturthi, Gujarat 650  Words | 3  Pages

  • Festivals

    of Jammu Lohri (13 January) Lohri bonfire This festival heralds the onset of spring and is also known as Makar Sankranti. The whole region wears a festive look on this day. Thousands take a dip in the holy river, called Havan Yagnas, and candles light up nearly every house and temple in Jammu. In the rural areas, it is customary for young boys to go around asking for gifts from newly-weds and parents of new-borns. A special dance called the Chajja is held on the occasion of Lohri. It makes a...

    Guru Gobind Singh, Jammu, Khalsa 691  Words | 2  Pages

  • India Natural Reserves

    Republic Day Parade is a large cultural and military parade showcasing India's cultural diversity and military might. Religious festivals include Diwali (the festival of light), Maha Shivaratri, Teej, Guru Nanak Jayanti, Baisakhi, Durga Puja, Holi, Lohri, Eid ul-Fitr, Eid ul-Adha, Christmas and Mahavir Jayanti.[60] The Qutub Festival is a cultural event during which performances of musicians and dancers from all over India are showcased at night, with the Qutub Minar as the chosen backdrop of the event...

    Delhi, Edwin Lutyens, Herbert Baker 882  Words | 3  Pages

  • Christmas party

    Decorations» Christmas Recipes» Jesus Christ» Santa Claus» Christmas Tree» Christmas Symbols» Christmas Shopping» Christmas Fun» X'mas Around the WorldSCFC FESTIVAL NETWORKHome | About us | Contact usTeej Festival  |  Christmas  |  Bhai Dooj  |  New Year  |  Lohri  |  Janmashtami  |  All Festivals  |  Symphony of Fire  |  Aalborg Carnival  |  White Nights FestivalMardi Gras  |  Burning Man  |  Seville Feria de Abril  |  Onam  |  Guca Trumpet Festival  |  Panafest  |  Bonn Om Tuk  |  Day of the DeadCopyright...

    Christmas, Christmas carol, Christmas Eve 729  Words | 3  Pages

  • Indian Festival

    Karwa Chauth • Mahashivaratri • Makar Sankranti • Naag Panchami • Ganesh Chaturthi • Navratri • Pongal • Rakhi • Ram Navami • Christmas • Easter • Good Friday • Guru Nanak Jayanti • Lohri • Bakra Eid • Eid ul Fitr • Muhorram • Thanks Giving • Valentine's Day • Children's Day • Gandhi Jayanti • Independence Day • Republic Day • Teacher's Day • Gahambars • Jamshed Navroz ...

    Amusement park, Esala Perahera, Festival 642  Words | 3  Pages

  • Lifestyles of Indian States

    kameez and bright colored duppattas. The traditional dress of the men of Punjab comprises a kurta pyjama, loongi, turban and punjabi Jutti. Bhangra is the main dance of men. "Gidha" is women's dance. The main festivals of Punjab are: Dewali, Holi, Lohri, Basant Panchami, Hola Mohalla, Baisakhi and Guru Purb. 3. Rajasthan Rajasthani community is known as marwaris. They speak Rajasthani language. Rajasthani food is known for its snacks like Bikaneri Bhujia, Mirchi Bada, Pyaaj Kachori and ghevar...

    Bihar, Haryana, India 1125  Words | 4  Pages

  • Thanksgiving Day Celebration

    customs and traditions to jubilate the occasion. Canada celebrates thanksgiving on the second Monday in the month of October. India also has a number of harvest related festivals in different regions. Popular regional festivals are Pongal, Baisakhi, Lohri, Onam etc. Though the underlying principle behind each of them is same, every festival is exclusive and different from the other. Other Asian countries such as China, Malaysia, Korea celebrate the festival on different dates. Each festival has a...

    Abraham Lincoln, Black Friday, Christmas 1096  Words | 4  Pages

  • Hindu Mythology

    Classical and folk dance forms also emerged from Indian traditions, epics and mythology.[11] There are many Indian folk dances such as Bhangra, Bihu, Ghumura Dance, Sambalpuri,Chhau and Garba and special dances observed in regional festivals such as Lohri[12] and Navratri.[13][14] The presentation of Indian dance styles in film, Hindi Cinema, has exposed the range of dance in India to a global audience.[1 Once Gods called a council and were surprised to find out that they had nothing to do. There...

    Dance, Dance in India, Hinduism 1399  Words | 4  Pages

  • Thought Provoking Questions

    people go out to picnic. During the Pongal season, people eat sugar canes and decorate the houses with Kolam. Even though Pongal was originally a festival for the farming community, today it is celebrated by all. Coinciding with Makara Sankranti and Lohri of the north, it is also called Pongal Sankranti and thus celebrated in some form in various parts of India. What are Buddhist special days? 1)Buddhist New Year In Theravadin countries, Thailand, Burma, Sri Lanka, Cambodia and Lao, the new...

    Gautama Buddha, Hari Raya Aidilfitri, India 1959  Words | 6  Pages

  • Reasearch Paper

    August 15, 2013 August Thursday 4 Gandhi Jayanti October 2, 2013 Wednesday 5 Dussehra October 13, 2013 Sunday 6 Diwali November 3, 2013 November Sunday S.No. HOLIDAY DATE MONTH DAY 1 New Year's Day January 1, 2013 Tuesday 2 Lohri/ Makara Shankranthi January 13, 2013 Sunday 3 Pongal January 14, 2013 Monday 4 Guru Govind Singh Jayanthi January 18, 2013 Friday 5 Id-UI-Mlad / Prophet Mohammad Birthday January 24, 2013 Thursday 6 Basant Panchami February 15, 2013 ...

    1965, 1966, 1970 344  Words | 8  Pages

  • Dance in India

    Classical and folk dance forms also emerged from Indian traditions, epics and mythology.[11] There are many Indian folk dances such as Bhangra, Bihu,Ghumura Dance, Sambalpuri, Chhau and Garba and special dances observed in regional festivals such as Lohri[12] and Navratri.[13][14] The presentation of Indian dance styles in film, Hindi Cinema, has exposed the range of dance in India to a global audience.[15] ------------------------------------------------- [edit]Classical dance Kathakali dancer ...

    Bollywood, Dance, Dance in India 2109  Words | 7  Pages

  • Christmas Tree

    Decorations» Christmas Recipes» Jesus Christ» Santa Claus» Christmas Tree» Christmas Symbols» Christmas Shopping» Christmas Fun» X'mas Around the WorldSCFC FESTIVAL NETWORKHome | About us | Contact usTeej Festival  |  Christmas  |  Bhai Dooj  |  New Year  |  Lohri  |  Janmashtami  |  All Festivals  |  Symphony of Fire  |  Aalborg Carnival  |  White Nights FestivalMardi Gras  |  Burning Man  |  Seville Feria de Abril  |  Onam  |  Guca Trumpet Festival  |  Panafest  |  Bonn Om Tuk  |  Day of the DeadCopyright...

    Christmas, Christmas carol, Christmas Eve 2464  Words | 6  Pages

  • Hello

    Fifty Thousand customers visit Haldiram’s outlet everyday. JANUARY 14. 31 Try out 10 varieties of COMBO PACKS , Guru Gajak Rewari, Sugar Gajak Rewari and Coconut Barfi specially put together for PONGAL-LOHRI FEBRUARY 23 Try out 10 varieties of COMBO PACKS & Milk cake specially put together for SHIVRATRI MARCH 11 Try out 10 varieties of COMBO PACKS,9 varieties of Sharbats,Gujais and tinned sweets specially...

    Butter, Corporation, Family 1105  Words | 8  Pages

  • School Days Are the Best Days of My Life

    Easter SMS Eid Mubarak SMS Eid SMS Father's Day SMS Flirt SMS Get Well Soon SMS Ghazal SMS Good Luck SMS Good Morning SMS Good Night SMS Greetings SMS Halloween SMS Holi SMS Inspirational Quotes SMS Insult SMS Kiss SMS Lohri SMS Marriage SMS Misc SMS Jokes Misleading SMS Mother's day SMS Motivational Quotes SMS Munna bhai SMS New Year SMS New Year SMS in Hindi Onam Wishes SMS Pashto SMS Poetry SMS Politics SMS Punjabi SMS Rakhi SMS Rain /...

    Friendship, Interpersonal relationship, Love 15495  Words | 90  Pages

  • Enviroment

    paintings, embroidery, jewelery, handicrafts, cuisine, religion and sports. Delhi, being the capital of India, is the land of festivals and celebrations. The most important festivals included in the Cultural Heritage of Delhi are the Diwali, Dussera, Lohri, Holi, Kite Flying Festival, Basant Panchami, Maha Shivaratri, Baisakhi, Mahavir Jayanti and a lot more.  Delhi Culture comprises of art and paintings, which is a part of the tradition of Delhi. Art and paintings got immense importance in Delhi since...

    Cultural studies, Culture, Delhi 5667  Words | 18  Pages

  • Female Awareness

    age group has increased by 71 points till date where as 40 point increase was witnessed in general population ( as per census 2011) in the district. As many as 20 villages panchayats which showed a very high sex ratio were honoured on the Girls Lohri Functions held on 8.12.2012 & 9/1/2013. * It needs to be mentioned here that observations and action plans continue to be prepared for the areas in the district where sex ratio is still down. * Lessons Learnt: * The DOs:- ...

    Abortion, Female, Gender 3456  Words | 10  Pages

  • Godrej Adhaar

    retail outlets in various parts of the country. The screening of the movie at Aadhaar locations in Maharashtra and Gujarat will be followed by other activities, including kite flying competitions during Makar Sankranti, bhangra performances during Lohri celebrations and kabbadi and volley ball tournaments across other Aadhaar centres in different parts of the country. With these initiatives, Godrej Aadhaar aims to connect with more than one lakh farmers and offer them a platform to enjoy, interact...

    Agriculture, Department store, Retailing 2764  Words | 8  Pages

  • Punjabi Cuisine

    pan, add onion, sauté till brown 9. Add all other ingredients, except cheese.  10. Stir well and cook till oil separates 11. Garnish with cheese.  12. Serve hot with makki ki roti, or paratha The festival of Lohri was celebrated on 13th Jan. The traditional Lohri food Sarson da Saag and Makki di Roti is specially cooked for the main course on this day along with sweets and other. It tastes better if the Roti and Saag are both piping hot. Choley Bhature Ingredients 400 gms Maida  ...

    Curry, Indian cuisine, Naan 6258  Words | 21  Pages

  • Punjabi Culture

    and cattle but is also a colourful documentary on the rich cultural heritage of the Province with its strong rural roots. Other festivals In addition to the religious festivals, Punjabis may celebrate seasonal and harvest festivals, which include Lohri, Basant,Baisakhi and Teej. Punjabi Cuisine: Punjabi cuisine has an immense range of dishes and has become world-leader in the field; so much so that many entrepreneurs that have invested in the sector...

    Lahore, Pakistan, Punjab 2945  Words | 9  Pages

  • Homework Should Not Be Abolished

    8 2 9 3 4 5 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 New Year's Day Dr. Sampoornanand Jayanti Rashtriya Balika Diwas Island Tourism Festival Saphala Ekadashi National Youth Day Swami Vivekanad Jayanti Lohri Makara Sankranti / Uttarayan Ganga Sagar Snan International Kite Festival Pongal Mamallapuram Festival Magh Bihu (Assam / Bengal) Army Day Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti Kerala Village Fair Agni Utsav (Orissa) Mumbai Kabir Festival Modhera Dance Festival...

    1967, 1970, 1973 2324  Words | 14  Pages

  • Himachal Pradesh

    venues for this adventure filled festival which is held in the month of December. The festival is marked by various activities such as ice skating, ice hockey, fancy dress competition and dance performances. Lohri or Maghi Festival Celebrated in the month of January every year, Lohri is an agricultural festival. The highlights of the festival are the folk songs and dance. Himachal Winter Carnival Come February and the fabulous destination Manali starts attracting tourists from far and wide...

    Himachal Pradesh, Himalayas, Kalka-Shimla Railway 8801  Words | 29  Pages

  • Thanksgiving Day

    customs and traditions to jubilate the occasion. Canada celebrates thanksgiving on the second Monday in the month of October. India also has a number of harvest related festivals in different regions. Popular regional festivals are Pongal, Baisakhi, Lohri, Onam etc. Though the underlying principle behind each of them is same, every festival is exclusive and different from the other. Other Asian countries such as China, Malaysia, Korea celebrate the festival on different dates. Each festival has a...

    Abraham Lincoln, America's Thanksgiving Parade, Black Friday 4131  Words | 15  Pages

  • Hinduism

    journey into the northern hemisphere, a period which is considered to be highly auspicious. In Gujarat and Maharashtra, Makar Sankranti is a festival of the young and the old. Colourful kites are flown all around. In Punjab, Makar Sankranti is called Lohri. December and January are the coldest months of the year in Punjab and huge bonfires are lit on the eve of Sankranti. Sweets, sugarcane and rice are thrown on the bonfires and friends and relatives gather together.In Uttar Pradesh, this period is celebrated...

    God, Hanuman, Hindu 4955  Words | 14  Pages

  • General Knowledge

    student of IIT Mandi Name the place in Himachal Pradesh which has a tradition of 73 celebrating the Lohri festival for the girl child for the past over three centuries? - Paragpur a heritage village located in Kangra district. The government has given the Lohri festival in Paragpur the status of a state festival. (Some historians believe that it might be the first incident of celebration of Lohri for a girl child princess Parag in entire North India.) Sikhs won turban case against which country in...

    2012 Summer Olympics, Haryana, India 19079  Words | 78  Pages

  • Agra and Delhi

    Kaki and the Yogmaya temple, both situated in Mehrauli.[139] The Pragati Maidan in Delhi hosts the World Book Fair annually. Religious festivals include Diwali (the festival of lights), Mahavir Jayanti, Guru Nanak's Birthday, Durga Puja, Holi, Lohri, Chauth, Krishna Janmastami, Maha Shivratri, Eid ul-Fitr, Moharram and Buddha Jayanti.[138] The Qutub Festival is a cultural event during which performances of musicians and dancers from all over India are showcased at night, with the Qutub Minar as...

    Agra, British Raj, Delhi 5701  Words | 17  Pages

  • Tips to Save Money Time & Water

    Gift for attending Seminar: Just I went to Seminar and I received Pendrive as a Gift. Just I participated in Basket Ball Competition and I received a good pen as gift. Some action taken “Just as“ and has very good returns. Just I walked to Home on Lohri and I received 100 Rs. Note.(Moral: Just Attend Seminar) * GOD’s Grace: It was GOD’s Miracle that Atishek Narayana died and there was three Wednesday Holiday; a thing which was most required to compete in GATE 2007.Further it was GOD’s miracle that...

    Management, Time 7957  Words | 20  Pages

  • Icfai Business School B-School

    It was founded in the year 2003, to promote awareness regarding the rich traditional and cultural heritage of the world. Samavesh has been endowed with extreme pleasure of organizing celebrations of diverse festivities which include Onam, Pongal, Lohri, Sankranthi, Diwali etc. In addition it also organizes events for Independence Day and Republic Day. The club has been organizing events in association with Spic Macay such as Quawwali, Rajasthani folk dances, Surbahar concert etc. This club...

    2012, 2012 phenomenon, Facebook 8396  Words | 37  Pages

  • Holi Festival A Case Study On The Indian Festival S Culture Impacts And Sustainability

    festivals at the same time paying religious homage to variety of Hindu deities. In northern regions, one can observed the prominent Sikhism faith communities to visit gurdwaras at the same celebrating Hindu based festivals such as Holi, Diwali and Lohri, while in Himachal Pradesh region, one can find a great cultural synchronisation between religion and daily life customs whereby Hindu’s and Sikhs inter marry with one another, (Singh, 1995:130). On the other hand, the Satnamis sect in Chhattisgarh...

    Cross-cultural communication, Culture, Festival 12624  Words | 40  Pages

  • Delhi

    to the shrine of 13th century Sufi saint, Khwaja Bakhtiyar Kaki, along with the Yogmaya temple also situated in Mehrauli.[133] Religious festivals include Diwali (the festival of lights), Mahavir Jayanti, Guru Nanak's Birthday, Durga Puja, Holi, Lohri, Chauth, Krishna Janmastami, Maha Shivratri, Eid ul-Fitr, Moharram and Buddha Jayanti.[132] The Qutub Festival is a cultural event during which performances of musicians and dancers from all over India are showcased at night, with the Qutub Minar as...

    British Raj, Delhi, Delhi Sultanate 11511  Words | 37  Pages

  • Food

    FESTIVAL FOODS OF MAJOR INDIAN REGIONS        5 Dum cooking Tandoor cooking Street foods Break fast Mithai(north Indian, Bengali, south Indian, western region) Diwali Id Janmashthami Christmas Sankranti,pongal,baisaki,lohri,onam Ganesh chaturthi Durga puja, dussehra, Parsi new year SPECIALITY COOKING AND PRESERVING TECHNIQUES   8 6 Bar-be-cue Tagine 109 National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Noida .       ...

    1918, 1920, 1922 18852  Words | 254  Pages

  • development in science and tecnogoly

    as Hindu Balmiki, Sikh Majhabi, and Muslim Mussali (Singh, 1995: 101-109). The Bazigars (Punjab) have adopted Sikhism. Earlier they venerated the Pirkhana. They visit gurudwara and at the same time they also celebrate Holi, Diwali, Dashahra and Lohri .The Banjaras (Himachal Pradesh) are divided into the Hindus, Muslims and Sikhs. The Hindus and Sikhs inter-marry; hence there has been a great deal of admixture between their religious life and practices (Singh, 1995:130). The Bedia (Orissa), called...

    Adivasi, Buddhism, Culture 13489  Words | 40  Pages

  • Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

    diverse country. There are many holidays in India. There are national holidays like the Independence day on 15th August, the Republic day on 26th January and the Gandhi Jayanti on 2nd October. Then there are local or public holidays on each state like Lohri in Punjab, Baisakhi in Punjab, Onam in Kerala, Pongal in Tamil Nadu and so on. Apart from that there are school holidays like summer and winter vacations. There are also holidays related to religions like Diwali, related to Hindu, Gurupurabs for Sikhs...

    A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, Bhagat Singh, Family 24210  Words | 58  Pages

  • Xuhy's Essay

    diverse country. There are many holidays in India. There are national holidays like the Independence day on 15th August, the Republic day on 26th January and the Gandhi Jayanti on 2nd October. Then there are local or public holidays on each state like Lohri in Punjab, Baisakhi in Punjab, Onam in Kerala, Pongal in Tamil Nadu and so on. Apart from that there are school holidays like summer and winter vacations. There are also holidays related to religions like Diwali, related to Hindu, Gurupurabs for Sikhs...

    A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, Bhagat Singh, Family 28968  Words | 70  Pages

  • sssddsds

    performances by under-privileged children, talks by social activists, street plays on social issues are examples of some of the events conducted during this week. Festivals: Team Sanskriti celebrates every festival from Ganesh Chaturthi, Eid, Christmas, Lohri, Holi, Diwali, Dussehra, Pongal to Republic Day, Friendship day, Teacher’s Day etc. Sanskriti not only organizes competitions from time to time, like poem writing competition, photography competition, but th students also take active part in inter...

    Business, Business school, Human resource management 31473  Words | 199  Pages

  • Aet and Culture of India

    PERFORMING ARTS: MUSIC, DANCE AND DRAMA M usic, dance, drama, folk theatre or puppetry our country India, had all of it in abundance. Oh! somebody playing the Dhol (music instrument) and there is music, we run to see what it is. Well, it is Lohri which is normally held on 13th January every year in the Northern part of our country. People are singing and dancing with a lot of enthusiasam. These dances are called Bhangra and Gidda in Punjab. These songs and dances portray the various stages...

    Culture, Culture of India, Hindu 109687  Words | 480  Pages

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    104940  Words | 390  Pages

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