Lohri 2018 Special: Know What is the story of Punjab’s Lok Nayak Dulla Bhatti
Happy Lohri 2018: Lohri is a famous festival of north India. It is celebrated one day before Makar Sankranti. The festival is celebrated on the eve of Makar Sankranti. In the open space at night, families and neighbours together make a circle around the fire. At this time ravish, peanuts, lava etc. are eaten.
This festival is celebrated on the last day of Lohri Paush, after sunset (the first night of the Magh Sankranti). It usually falls on January 12 or 13. This is mainly the festival of Punjab, it seems to be a set of symbolic characters of the items used to be used at the time of worship of Lohri, in which the acoustic word Lohari is worshipped, in which L (wood) + Oh (Goah = Dakshya sublane) + D. (Rewdi) = ‘Lohri’ is a symbol. The scholarship was performed on Makar Sankranti, probably Lohadi is the relic of it. The fire also helps to avoid the pulsation of Pus-Magh winter cold – this practical requirement gives ‘Lohadi’ the place for a seasonal festival.
From the traditions and customs associated with Lohri, it is known that prehistoric legends have also been associated with it. This fire is lit in remembrance of Sage’s Yogagni-Dahan, the daughter of Daksha Prajapati. On this occasion, the daughters of the marriage are sent from the mother’s house to ‘festival’ (garments, sweets, ravdis, faladi). At the time of sacrifice, the atonement of the masterpiece of Prajapati can not be seen in the presence of his Jamata Shiva. In the Purvanchal of Uttar Pradesh, ‘Khichadwar’ and ‘Pongal’ of South India – which are celebrated near ‘Lohari’ – are invited to the daughters.
There are considerable beliefs about the origin of Lohri festival which is believed to be associated with the festival of Punjab. Lohri festival is considered as the main festival of the Punjabis and the Harayani people. This festival of Lohri is celebrated in Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Jammu and Kashmir and Himanchal with fame and Hasho zombies. This festival is celebrated every year on January 13, one day before Makar Sankranti.
There are considerable beliefs about the origin of Lohri festival which is believed to be associated with the festival of Punjab. Many people believe that this festival is celebrated as the symbol of the arrival of winter season. Now in the modern era, this festival of Lohri is being celebrated not only in Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Jammu and Kashmir and Himanchal, but also by the Bengal and Oriya people!
Lohri festival and story of Dulla Bhatti:
Lohri is also associated with a story of Dulla Bhatti. All songs of Lohri are associated with Dulla Bhatti and can also say that Dullah Bhatti is made the focal point of Lohri’s songs.
Dulla Bhatti lived in Punjab in the time of Mughal ruler Akbar. He was awarded the title of the hero of Punjab! At that time, at the place of Sandal Bar, girls were sold to the rich people for slavery, which Dulla Bhatti did under a scheme to get girls not free, but they were married to the Hindu boys of their marriage and all arrangements for their marriage.
Dulla Bhatti was a rebel and whose family was Bhatti Rajput. His ancestors were the rulers of Pindi Bhattis, which was in Sandal Bar, now Sandal Bar is located in Pakistan. He was the hero of all Punjabis.