The Utraayan festival, Makara Sankranti, which falls on 14th January is the beginning of an auspicious phase in the Indian culture. It is also known as the ‘holy phase of transition’ because it signifies the end of Dhanurmas, the month…
Significance of Sankranthi
Sankranthi is basically a harvest festival. Beyond this, it has astronomical significance. Every part in our celebration during this three day festival has a meaning and importance starting from Bhogi to Kanuma, from bonfire to kite flying.
This Sankranthi Fly Kites and Recharge Your Body with Vitamin D
Are you flying kites this Sankranthi? If yes, it is a good time to get the right amount of vitamin D your body needs. It is the best time to get sun exposure and boost your vitamin D levels.
Hyderabadis had Great Fun on Sankranthi in the City!
Sankranthi was celebrated with great pomp and joy by the citizens of Hyderabad. The vacation of three-four days gave a much awaited break to busy Hyderabadis to stay back at home, travel peacefully on roads, which are usually crowded with vehicles and once again the traffic was light with better traffic sense. The city celebrated Sankranthi on rooftops flying kites.
Post Sankranthi Precautions – For Non-Kite Flyers
Though the festival and festive mood is over, the remains of Sankranthi are still in the air. I’m not talking about leftover sweets and snacks, but about the cut-off kites that are still stuck in the electric wires and trees of the city. This is a usual scenario in Hyderabad, at least for a week following the festival. The local Hyderabadis are pretty much aware of this situation, but not so are the non-kite flyers and non-natives
Kite Festival-2013 – Gymkhana Grounds Hyderabad
Sankranthi in Hyderabad is rather kite flying than anything else. Kite flying starts a week before the festival and ends with the festival. This year, kite flying was sluggish before the festival, because of the mid-exams, but as the festival…
Getting Your Kite Ready to Fly – The Art of Tying the Thread to Kite Simplified
Irrespective of the individual’s age, kite flying excites all persons equally. One thing that stops many before they start is ‘tying the thread to the kite’ – “Kannalu kattadam” in Telugu and “Kanne dalna” in Hindi. This article provides you the detailed procedure of tying thread to a kite to benefit the beginners, the most.
Choosing a Good Hyderabadi Kite and Related Accessories – For Beginners
Kite flying is very popular in Hyderabad during Sankranthi Festival. If you want to experience the thrill of flying kites and have excitement and looking for where to begin information like how and where to purchase kites and other related accessories etc., this article would certainly be helpful to you.
Understand the Kite Flying Jargon Used in Hyderabad
Planning to visit your Hyderabadi friends for this Sankranthi to fly kites? Then you need to be familiar with some kite flying jargon (technical terms) in order to communicate well with your friends. Otherwise, you will not be able to…
Places to Buy Good Kites and Manjas in Hyderabad
You can see a number of kite shops sprouting in streets of the city during Sankranthi season. Many people in the nearby areas purchase kites from these shops. The kites and manjas in these shops typically tend to be of…