Lohri Festival 2023 Theme and History: 13th January

Lohri Festival 2023 Theme and History: Candidates preparing for the competitive exams should study Lohri festival 2023 in detail. It is one of the important days in January. Lohri festival 2023 is observed on 13th January. It is a famous festival that marks the end of the winter season and the beginning of spring. Lohri is celebrated in India with joy and enthusiasm. The festival is celebrated for the harvesting of the rabi crop in Punjab. Large bonfires are lighted in harvested fields and in front yards of homes at dusk. The Lohri festival 2023 theme will be updated on this page. Students preparing for the exam should read this article completely to know about the theme and other details. To know about other important national and international days in January, please click the link below.

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Lohri Festival 2023 

Check the Lohri festival 2023 date below:

  • Lohri Festival 2023 is observed on the 13th January 2023.

Lohri Festival History

  • Lohri has derived its name from the word “Loh”. Loh means the warmness & light of a fire.

  • The history of Lohri is complex. The belief that Lohri is the enlightening celebration of the Winter solstice is the fundamental theme of the holiday. The campfire is a defining feature of Lohri. The tradition of lighting the fire during winter solstice celebrations is ancient. It alludes to the longer days making a reappearance.

  • The mythology of Dulla Bhatti is a central element of Lohri's songs. During Akbar's reign as emperor, Dulla Bhatti resided in the Punjab state. He was revered as a Punjabi hero. He saved poor Punjabi girls from the Sandal Bar area who were being forcibly abducted to be sold as slaves in the Middle East.

Lohri Festival 2023 Theme

Lohri Festival 2023 theme has not been published. Once the Lohri Festival 2023 Theme is published it will be updated on the Lohri Festival  2023 Theme Page.

Lohri Festival 2023 Significance

Let us see about Lohri Festival 2023 Significance.

  • The main winter crop in the breadbasket of India, the state of Punjab, is wheat, which is sown in October and harvested in March or April. Before cutting and gathering the crops, farmers celebrate the Lohri celebration during the month of January when the fields promise a magnificent harvest.

  • The coldest months of the year, Paush, come to an end during this time as the earth begins its trek towards the sun from its farthest distance. It signals the start of Magh and the prosperous time of Uttarayan. According to the Bhagawad Gita, Lord Krishna this time manifests himself in all of his magnificence. Hindus absolve themselves of their sins by bathing in the Ganges River.

Lohri Festival 2023 FAQs

Q: When is Lohri Festival 2023 observed?

A: Lohri Festival 2023 is observed on 13th January.

Q: In which part of India Lohri festival is celebrated?

A: Lohri Festival is celebrated in Punjab and the northern part of India.

Q: Lohri festival is celebrated for the harvesting of which crop?

A: Lohri festival is celebrated before harvesting of winter crops namely Rabi crops like Wheat, Barley etc.

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