Kites, feasts, dancing mark Makar Sankranti celebrations – Assam Tribune


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Kites, feasts, dancing mark Makar Sankranti celebrations
Assam Tribune
hot dishes made of rice and jaggery, topped with dollops of ghee and cashew, braving the cold to bathe in rivers and dancing — India celebrated the harvest festival of Makar Sankranti in different forms to mark the end of the winter solstice.
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Art review: Mayan prophecy leads to burst of surrealist art – Reading Eagle

Art review: Mayan prophecy leads to burst of surrealist art
Reading Eagle
By Ron Schira The Mayan calendar marks the 2012 winter solstice as the beginning of what they called the 14th bactun, or the fifth cycle and rebirth of the sun. In our calendar terminology this is about 5500 years. Adapting this ancient system and the

Harvesting happiness – Deccan Chronicle


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Harvesting happiness
Deccan Chronicle
The festival falls about 21 days after the tropical winter solstice which lies between December 20 and 23. Here, the Sun marks the starting of Uttarayana. Makara Sankranti is the festival when Sun, Earth and cattle, the three governing forces of
Makar Sankranti to be celebrated on Jan 16 after 2080!Parda Phash

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Harvesting happiness – Deccan Chronicle


Deccan Chronicle

Harvesting happiness
Deccan Chronicle
The festival falls about 21 days after the tropical winter solstice which lies between December 20 and 23. Here, the Sun marks the starting of Uttarayana. Makara Sankranti is the festival when Sun, Earth and cattle, the three governing forces of
Makar Sankranti to be celebrated on Jan 16 after 2080!Parda Phash

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