A festival of fun and radiance comes with different origins and is celebrated throughout Haryana
and in parts of Punjab, Himachal pradesh and Jammu. This agricultural winter festival marks the end
of winter in the last day of paush, and the beginning of Magha, when the sun changes its course. This
festival is dedicated to the Sun God and fire.
Lohri is tradionally lumped together with harvest of the Rabi crops. People takes rewri, flour, butter ,
peanuts and various food items to places of religious worship to thanks god for a good harvest.
In the morning of lohri day, Children go from door to door singing and nagging the “LOHRI LOOT” in the
form of money and eatables like peanuts, jiggery, til seeds or sweets like gajak etc. They sing in ovation
and devotion of Dulha Bhatti, a Punjabi avatar of Robin Hood who deprived the rich to help the poor.
The folk songs in the evening of Lohri with incredible bonfire ritual make the festival even more
Lohri holds immense importance for farmers. However, the festival of Lohri brings happiness for every
class and age people. Nevertheless, it is specifically for women, men and newly married couples.
On the eve of this, happy and magnificent occasion EASE YOUR TRAVEL wishes you a happy LOHRI.