People gathered on terraces or rooftops of their houses everyone flying kites and the sky covered with tiny colourful dots of kites for the festival of Makar Sankranti or Uttarayan in the old Khadia area of Ahmedabad in Gujarat, India

Makar Sankranti or Uttarayan, Indian festival of kites

People gathered on terraces or rooftops of their houses everyone flying kites and the sky covered with tiny colourful dots of kites for the festival of Makar Sankranti or Uttarayan in the old Khadia area of Ahmedabad in Gujarat, India

Makar Sankranti puja is done for power. Online Makar Sankranti Pooja in India.

Makar Sankranti Puja and Yagna

Makar Sankranti puja is done for power. Online Makar Sankranti Pooja in India.

Makar Sankranti – Highly Auspicious Hindu Festival

Makar Sankranti - Highly Auspicious Hindu Festival

Makar Sankranti – Highly Auspicious Hindu Festival

Special aarti on Makar Sankranti held in Haridwar

Special aarti on Makar Sankranti held in Haridwar

Makar sankaranti is highly observed by Hindus all over the India; although it is called by various names in different states. In Hindu Mythology according to Purans Lord Surya enters the house of Shani dev, as Lord sun is the father of Shani dev; this is the day when father meets his son and remains for a month.

Makar sankaranti is highly observed by Hindus all over the India; although it is called by various names in different states. In Hindu Mythology according to Purans Lord Surya enters the house of Shani dev, as Lord sun is the father of Shani dev; this is the day when father meets his son and remains for a month.

Galtaji is an ancient Hindu pilgrimage site located in Khaniya-Balaji town in Jaipur. The site features temples, pavilions, natural springs and holy 'kunds'. The Temple of Galtaji is famous for its natural water springs. Set amidst the beautiful landscape. The water of these springs is accumulated in the tanks or 'kunds'. In all, there are seven tanks, holiest being the Galta Kund, which never goes dry. It is considered auspicious to take bath in the holy waters of Galtaji.

Galtaji is an ancient Hindu pilgrimage site located in Khaniya-Balaji town in Jaipur. The site features temples, pavilions, natural springs and holy 'kunds'. The Temple of Galtaji is famous for its natural water springs. Set amidst the beautiful landscape. The water of these springs is accumulated in the tanks or 'kunds'. In all, there are seven tanks, holiest being the Galta Kund, which never goes dry. It is considered auspicious to take bath in the holy waters of Galtaji.

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A Hindu devotee lights oil lamps as part of "Laksha Deepotsava" (celebration of a hundred thousand lights), during the Makara Sanranti Festival in Bangalore. Makar Sankranti is a festival celebrated in almost all parts of India, Nepal and Bangladesh in many cultural forms.

A Hindu devotee lights oil lamps as part of "Laksha Deepotsava" (celebration of a hundred thousand lights), during the Makara Sanranti Festival in Bangalore. Makar Sankranti is a festival celebrated in almost all parts of India, Nepal and Bangladesh in many cultural forms.

A Hindu pilgrim hangs out saris to dry after taking part in the annual holy dip at Sagar Island on January 14. The event is part of the Makar Sankranti festival, which is celebrated through India, Nepal and Bangladesh. <br />

A Hindu pilgrim hangs out saris to dry after taking part in the annual holy dip at Sagar Island on January 14. The event is part of the Makar Sankranti festival, which is celebrated through India, Nepal and Bangladesh. <br />

makar sankranti (kyte festival) - jaipur, india

makar sankranti (kyte festival) - jaipur, india

Makar Sankranti Kite Flying Festival Mumbai 2012

Makar Sankranti, Cerf-volant, Cerfs-volants, La Photographie De Rue, Mumbai, Festivals, Couleurs, Inde

Hindu devotees take a dip at Sangam, the confluence of the Rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati as others cross a make shift bridge, on one of the most auspicious day Makar Sankranti, the first day of the Maha Kumbh Mela, in Allahabad, India, Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. 80-100 million people are expected to take part.

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Hindu devotees take a dip at Sangam, the confluence of the Rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati as others cross a make shift bridge, on one of the most auspicious day Makar Sankranti, the first day of the Maha Kumbh Mela, in Allahabad, India, Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. 80-100 million people are expected to take part.

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