Friday, 30 December 2011

Lohri Festival 2012

Lohri is the popular festival of Punjabi people. Lohri festival is observed every year on January 13. This is the time when Earth Starts moving towards the Sun, making an auspicious period of Uttarayan.

Lohri celebrates for joyousness and prosperity to the land and people. all Punjabi people celebrates Lohri with happiness and enthusiasm. Lohri festival falls on 13 January 2012, Lohri is celebrated in the evening before Makar Sankranti. Lohri event celebrates on the birth of a male child or a marriage in the family, it assumes even a larger significance.

The Lohri festival is celebrated in groups. On this occasion, people gather around bonfire and throw puffed rice, til, popcorn into the flame. People also offer prayers to the fire, seeking prosperity. The festival is very important for the newly wed couples and newly born babies as it makes fertility.

Lohri Festival Song

Sunder mundriye ho!
Tera kaun vicaharaa ho!
Dullah bhatti walla ho!
Dullhe di dhee vyayae ho!
Ser shakkar payee ho!
Kudi da laal pathaka ho!
Kudi da saalu paatta ho!
Salu kaun samete!
Chache choori kutti! zamidara lutti!
Zamindaar sudhaye!
bade bhole aaye!
Ek bhola reh gaya!
Sipahee far ke lai gaya!
Sipahee ne mari eet!
Sanoo de de lohri te teri jeeve jodi!
Bhaanvey ro te bhaanvey pit!

Lohri Wishes:
Happy Lohri!! May all your wishes come true and may you achieve everything you desrire. Enjoy your day and don’t forget to put revari, popcorn & moongfali in the Lohri fire. It will definitely bring luck to you!

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