Makar Sankranti is a time to express gratitude for the bountiful harvest and to share one's blessings with others, particularly the less fortunate.
Many Hindus believe that taking a dip in a holy river on Makar Sankranti can purify the body and soul. It is a common practice to visit rivers like the Ganges, Yamuna, and Godavari
The Sun God is considered a symbol of divine energy and power. Hindus offer prayers to express their gratitude to the Sun God for providing life-giving energy.
Make delicious traditional sweets, including sesame and jaggery-based sweets, til ladoos, and chikki. It is believed that these foods have the power to purify the body and mind.
Kite flying is a popular activity during Makar Sankranti, particularly in Gujarat. It is believed that flying kites help to release negative energy and bring in positive vibes.
People donate food, clothes, and other essentials to those in need. Charity is believed to bring blessings and good karma during this auspicious time.