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Muse Ran
Ranch Hand

Joined: Sep 17, 2008
Posts: 317
Wishing all ranchners
a happy Makarsankranti / Pongal / Tamil New Year / Magha Bihu

Makar Sankranti is the day when the glorious Sun-God begins its ascendancy and entry into the Northern Hemisphere and thus it signifies an event wherein the Sun-God seems to remind their children that 'Tamaso Ma Jyotir Gamaya', may you go higher & higher, to more & more Light and never to Darkness.

To Hindus, the Sun stands for knowledge, spiritual light and wisdom. Makar Sankranti signifies that we should turn away from the darkness of delusion in which we live, and begin to enjoy a new life with bright light within us to shine brighter and brighter. We should gradually begin to grow in purity, wisdom, and knowledge, even as the Sun does from the Day of Makar Sankranti.

The festival of Makar Sankranti is highly regarded by the Hindus from North to down South. The day is known by various names and a variety of traditions are witnessed as one explores the festival in different states.

Tomorrow will surely be a new day!!!
John Jai

Joined: May 31, 2011
Posts: 1776
Wish all Ranchers a Happy Thai_Pongal wishes

I agree. Here's the link:
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