- Compulsion of villagers to celebrate Makar Sankranti festival by buying sesame
Asegaon, There is a demand for laddus on Makar Sankranti. Makar Sankranti is the season of sweetness of sesame-jaggery. Now celebrating Makar Sankranti by buying sesame has become a compulsion of the villagers. Makar Sankranti has great importance in Indian culture. There is a huge demand for sesame in Makar Sankranti. Makar Sankranti is also known as Til Sankranti in many places. Sesame and jaggery are given priority during Sankranti.
Whether it is for religious reasons or even for health reasons, eating sesame is very beneficial. Sesame seeds are widely used during Makar Sankranti. It is considered necessary to include sesame in everything. The use of sesame in bathing water is considered necessary in offering water, worshiping and eating to the helper in reducing the trouble in winter. Makar Sankranti is incomplete without sesame seeds. Sesame is a very useful substance. There are two types of black and white sesame.
Since the basic property of sesame is that it provides heat, so they also provide heat to the body of cold peanuts. This is the reason why it is considered better to eat sesame during the cold season. Vaidya advises to eat half a spoonful of sesame seeds and drink lukewarm water on it. Since the days of Makar Sankranti are more cold. Consuming sesame seeds proves to be very important to reduce the problem of cold and to maintain the heat of the body. Helps to protect the body from cold weather, gives physical strength, energy in cold.
Tilgud Sesame is consumed to protect the body from cold weather. Sesame helps in health. Climate-friendly sesame contains dietary protein and amino acids. And it is very beneficial for the development of bones of children. The weather is very cold during Makar Sankranti. Sesame is warm and prevents the body temperature from falling. Keeps the body warm. Due to this the level of energy in the body remains stable.
Since sesame is difficult to digest, there is a method of eating roti with sesame seeds to satisfy hunger in cold weather. Sesame and jaggery are equipped with many medicinal properties, it is beneficial to use sesame paste instead of peanut paste in the cold season. Sesame is also used to strengthen and clean teeth. Eating sesame makes the skin soft. Sesame oil enhances the glow of the skin. Does not dry out the skin. For good hair growth, it is better to apply sesame oil in the hair.
Sesame and jaggery have many medicinal uses in Ayurveda. Jaggery is rich in iron and potassium. And it has good medicinal properties. Eating sesame and jaggery during cold days helps in maintaining the body temperature. Til is worshiped on this day. But it is necessary not only for worship but also for eating sesame seeds.
Farmers have turned their face by sowing sesame, now compulsion to buy
A decade ago, sesame was sown along with other kharif crops in the fields of rural areas. In that time, everyone used to celebrate Makar Sankranti by making sesame laddus in large quantities. But in the present era, the fields like sesame have disappeared from the eyes. Farmers have a chance to celebrate the festival by purchasing sesame seeds themselves from the shops.