Lohri 2022: Date, Meaning, History and Celebrations of Harvest Festival in Punjab
Lohri is the annual winter folk festival in northern India that marks the passing of the winter solstice. Celebrated on the eve of Maghi in Punjab (or Makar Sankranti), Lohri 2022 will be celebrated on January 13. The celebration of Lohri is especially grand for the people of Punjab. From cooking bonfires to preparing delicious feasts to enjoy with family and friends, various elements of this celebration capture the celebration of winter and make Lohri an important community celebration. As we prepare to celebrate Lohri 2022 on January 13, here’s everything you need to know about the festival, the importance of Lohri, and how to celebrate Lohri 2022. Lohri 2022 Greetings and HD Images: WhatsApp Messages, HD Wallpapers with Happy Quotes, Facebook Status, SMS and Lal Loi wishes to mark the last day of winter solstice.
When is Lohri 2022?
Lohri will be celebrated on January 13 this year. The celebration usually falls between January 12 and 15. Commemorated on the eve of Maghi celebrations in Punjab, Lohri is celebrated by Hindus and Sikhs across the northern hemisphere, especially during major commemorations in Punjab.
How is Lohri celebrated?
Lohri celebration usually starts in the evening. People dress up in colorful clothes and come together to light a bonfire as a community. This bonfire is then revered, and people often throw sesame seeds, gur, rock candy, etc., at the bonfire and perform a religious prayer while bypassing it. The Lohri celebration is also considered a harvest festival which marks the harvest of sugar cane crops in Punjab and other northern Indian states. This is why candy canes are often an integral part of the Lohri celebration. How to celebrate Lohri 2022 in the midst of COVID-19? From limited gathering to homemade food, simple tips for planning the festivities.
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People often sing happy and fun songs and dance around the bonfire to make Lohri. Indulging in various special winter delicacies like Til Laddu and Gajak is also a common practice on this day. On top of that, people often prepare lavish meals which they cook together. Lohri at its heart is a grand celebration of a bountiful harvest season, and of the love and warmth the community has for one another. We hope this Lohri 2022 fills your life with all love and light. Happy Lori!
(The story above first appeared on LatestLY on January 13, 2022 at 07:45 IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle , log in to our website latestly.com).