Sankrati festival in Telugu states means .. the noise starts months before. Sankranthi festivities are in full swing with the arrival of Rangavallu, Haridas chants, dolls, Gangireddu acrobatics, chicken bets and new alluls. The festival is celebrated for three days.
Importance of Bhogi Festival: Sankrati festival in Telugu states means .. the noise starts months before. Sankranthi festivities are in full swing with the arrival of Rangavallu, Haridas chants, dolls, Gangireddu acrobatics, chicken bets and new alluls. The festival is celebrated for three days and is also celebrated as a four-day mukkanuma on some days. These festivals dazzle the Telugu culture irrespective of the villages or towns. We celebrate the first day of the three festivals as a bonfire.
Adults derive bhogi from the word bhaga. Bhogi is considered to be the last day of Dakshinayana. That is why the uniqueness of the Bhogi festival is to offer the sufferings and sufferings of the Dakshinayanam to the god of fire in the form of bonfires and to bring happiness in the coming Uttarayana season. Moreover, this Bhogi festival brings enough grain for the coming year
The festivities begin with a festival of bodhisattvas. Bhogi day is a celebration of children. Bonfires, bonfires, pongali making, the festivities start from dawn and continue till evening. In fact all the days leading up to the major holidays count under the bonfire. Shivabhogi on the eve of Shivaratri. If hell is Chaturdasha, Diwali is Bhogi. Maharnavami Dussehra Bhogi. That is, the period when the crop is ready is called bhogi. However, the first day of the three days is even more special as it is a bonfire festival prepared for Sankranthi. Bhogipanduga Vishnamurti loves unspeakable. After praising Godadevi’s Dhanurmasa vrata for months, Ranganath himself descended from heaven to earth. That is why early in the morning on the day of the bonfire, the nostrils are neatly trimmed and the bells are placed in the middle of them.
Bonfires are the mainstay of bonfires. In some places, early in the morning on the day of the bonfire, old sticks are set on fire. Nuts made of cow dung are placed in it. Old clothes and old items in the house are burnt. The meaning of these bonfires is to burn the evil in us and increase the good. This festival is celebrated with love by small children. New clothes and Bhogi special pastries are made for every festival. However, this Bhogi day celebration for children is very special. The little ones are nicely decorated and seated and the bonfires are poured. Adults say there is a reason behind doing this. The Sanskrit name for the regi tree is Badari Vriksham. Regi trees, copper fruits are every form of Srimannarayana Swami. It is a favorite fruit of the sun. Coins with plums bearing the shape, color and name of the sun are poured on the child’s head. Our elders believe that by pouring them on the head, the grace of Sri Lakshmi Narayana will be upon our children and the focus on the children will be removed and they will contribute to their growth.
Moreover, the Brahma hole, which is invisible to our eyes, is at the top of our head. The ancestors believed that by pouring this bhogi fruit, the Brahma hole would be stimulated and the children would become wise. Because plums absorb and store most of the life force in the sun’s rays, pouring them on the head can have a beneficial effect on the body’s energy and health. That is why young children are blessed with plums, flowers and small pieces of blood.
In our tradition we celebrate festivals from time to time .. Today’s situation tells us that there are many meanings, mysteries and secrets behind every festival. Wishing you all the best in our customs and traditions, Prime Time Zone wishes everyone the best of luck.
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