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Wishing you all an auspicious #RathaSaptami or Surya Jayanti, celebrated in honor of Surya. May the blessings of Surya be with you all.
Ratha Saptami, which as the name indicates falls on the 7th day of Magha Shukla Paksha( the bright phase). It symbolizes Surya symbolically turning his chariot drawn by seven horses towards the Northern Hemisphere, marking the transition from the Southern one.
It also marks the birth of Surya, and is celebrated as Surya Jayanti. In a way it marks the beginning of the harvest season and is an auspicious moment for farmers. #RathaSaptami
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RATHA SAMPTAMI

Today is Ratha Saptami. Symbolically, this festival represents that Surya is turning his Ratha drawn by seven horses towards northern hemisphere. In reality, Ratha Saptami marks the change of season to spring. This day is also celebrated as birthday of Surya
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i.e. Sun God. It is believed that Surya was born to Sage Kashyapa and his wife Aditi on this day(Saptami of magha month). GOD VISHNU in his form as Sun-god is worshipped on this day. The seven horses of the Sun signifies the seven days of the week also. Horses can also be
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aligned with spiritual significance. Our mind is pulled by numerous thoughts in different directions in same manner as the horses pull the chariot. As sun controls the horses and show them proper direction, we should also show direction to our thoughts and focus them on
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