Bhogi 2014

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Bhogi will be celebrated on Tuesday 14th January 2014. Bhogi is the first day of the three day celebration of Makar Sankranti. Bhogi festival celebrated in the Pushya month. On Bhogi people wil gather together with un usefull sticks and old furniture then lit fire in the early hours of the day. Bhogi is day popularly meant for cleaning. During the olden days only agricultural waste used to burned on the day.

Bhogi 2014
Bhogi 2014
On the early morning big Rangolis are drawn in front of houses to welcome goddess Lakshmi. Gobbemalu made out of cowdung in triangle shape and on the tip placed the grass this will be placed in the middle of the Rangoli and worshiped. On the evening of Bhogi it is a ritual to combine bear fruits, Regi Pallu, sugarcane, Jeedi Pallu, coins and flowers pour on children up to five years of age to keep them away of evil. Normally son in laws and neighbors are invited and they will take the hand full of fruits and pour slowly on the child. One person thrice (three) times. On Bhogi day flying of kites will be started.

Bhogi is dedicated to Lord Indra, the Vedic God of thunder and rain, festival observed during the ancient Chola period. The Bhogi is celebrated highly in Andra. Basically it is the the time of harvest season and it is the time of joy. Compared to Telangana people Andra people celebrates grandly the Sankranti festival.


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