Celebrations for Pongal 2021, also referred to as Tai Pongal begins right now. Pongal is a 4-day lengthy harvest pageant that’s majorly celebrated in Southern India. It is taken into account the most important pageant of Tamil Nadu. Other states in southern India like Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala additionally rejoice Pongal.
Pongal marks the start of the solar’s six-month-long journey northwards. This pageant marks a brand new starting and folks on this present day search blessings from the Hindu Sun god, Surya for a bountiful harvest. Pongal additionally coincides with Makar Sankranti. The first day of the celebrations is named Bhogi Pongal. Bhogi revolves across the bonfire, very similar to the Lohri in Punjab.
On Bhogi Pongal, folks clear their homes and embellish with ‘Kolams’ or rangoli. Beautiful ‘Pongal Kolams’ are made with a paste of rice flour and water, and purple earth. Lamps and recent flowers are additionally used to embellish houses.
Rich in traditions and customs, the pageant is actually a celebration of a golden harvest when farmers categorical gratitude to the Sun god and Lord Indra. It contains particular decorations, rituals and naturally the meals. On this present day, folks put together Pongal candy dish which is first provided to goddess Pongal, after which later shared by the household.
The identify Pongal means spilling over and on this present day folks in Southern India boil freshly harvested rice in a clay pot till they ‘overflow’, which is a logo of prosperity and abundance.
People are sending Pongal needs on social media to their household and friends. Here’s a few of greatest needs and greetings you can share with your household and friends.
1. May the divine blessings of Surya attain your residence. Wish you and your household a Happy Pongal!
2. May the sweetness of gur, doodh and kaju deliver happiness into your life. A really completely satisfied Pongal!
3. May the almighty bless you all with the very best of well being, wealth & prosperity. Wishing you & your family members a really Happy Pongal.
4. In this festive season, might each color of affection fill your residence and coronary heart with a lot of happiness. Happy Pongal.
5. I want that your Pongal shall be filled with enjoyable and pleasure. Wishing you and your household a Happy Pongal.