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Bhogi - The Day Preceding Sankranti


Bhogi is a Indian festival mostly celebrated in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. On this day people collect waste materials which are no longer useful like old furniture, broken trees and light a bonfire. This also indicates that concentrating on new things causing change or transformation


The disposal of derelict things is where all old habits, vices, attachment to relations and material things are sacrificed in the sacrificial fire of the knowledge of Rudra, known as the "Rudra Gita Jnana Yajna". It represents realization, transformation and purification of the soul by imbibing and inculcating various divine virtues.

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