Makar Sankranti is on January 14th each year. It marks the Sun’s entry into the sign of Capricorn and the beginning of its Northward movement in India.
The saying “Go fly a kite!” takes on a literal meaning every January 14 in India. This date marks Makar Sankranti: the kite flying holiday in India in the state of Maharashtra. Makar means Capricorn. Sankranti implies a movement or change of location. The reason for the celebration is the entry of the Sun into […]