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Lohri is on 13th January, 2018, Saturday

Festival of Lohri is celebrated on January 13 every year. Date of the festival depends on solar calendar hence it remains the same always. Lohri date is auspicious and significant for Hindus. On January 13 every year sun begins its Uttarayan journey (northward journey) and takes entry in to Makar Rashi or Tropic of Capricorn. The period of Uttarayan (January 14 to July 14) is considered propitious by Hindus. According to Bhagwat Gita, Lord Krishna manifests himself in his full magnificence during this time.

Lohri marks the coldest day in northern India. The earth is farthest away from the sun at this time and begins its journey towards the sun on Lohri. Hence bonfire Festival of Lohri marks the end of cold month of Paush and beginning of Magh or the arrival of spring. This shift in season gives people all the more reason to celebrate. Lohri also marks the last day of the month of Maargazhi, the ninth month of the lunar calendar.

Festival of Lohri is succeeded by Makar Sankranthi - a popular festival in central India. The auspicious day of Makar Sankranti (January 14) is celebrated as Bhugali Bihu in Assam, Pongal in South India and Bhogi in Andhra Pradesh.

Lohri Calendar 2018
LOHRI 2018
DATE
FESTIVAL
13th January 2018, Saturday
Lohri

Lohri Calendar 2017
LOHRI 2017
DATE
FESTIVAL
13th January 2017, Friday
Lohri

Lohri Calendar 2016
LOHRI 2016
DATE
FESTIVAL
13th January 2016, Wednesday
Lohri

Lohri Calendar 2015
LOHRI 2015
DATE
FESTIVAL
13th January 2015
Lohri

Lohri Calendar 2014
LOHRI 2014
DATE
FESTIVAL
13th January 2014
Lohri

Lohri Calendar 2013
LOHRI 2013
DATE
FESTIVAL
13th January 2013
Lohri

Lohri Calendar 2012
LOHRI 2012
DATE
FESTIVAL
13th January 2012
Lohri

Lohri Calendar 2011
LOHRI 2011
DATE
FESTIVAL
13th January 2011
Lohri

Lohri Calendar 2010
LOHRI 2010
DATE
FESTIVAL
13th January 2010
Lohri

Lohri Calendar 2009
LOHRI 2009
DATE
FESTIVAL
13th January 2009
Lohri

Lohri Calendar 2008
LOHRI 2008
DATE
FESTIVAL
13th January 2008
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