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 & prosperity. People make merry by dancing & singing traditional folk songs.
Mitha gurh te vich mil gia til, uddi ptang te khil geya dil, har pal sukh te har din shanti pao, rab agge dua, tusi “Lohri” khushian naal manao. ‘HAPPY LOHRI’. Pher aa Gayi Bhangre d vari, Lohri Manaun d karo Taiyari, Agg de kol saare aao, Sundariye Mundariye jor naal gao!! HAPPY LOHRI TO U and UR FAMILY!! Wish you a very Happy Lohri. May your life be as colourful and joyful as the festival of Lohri.
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