Category: Pongal

Pongal is a traditional festival in South India particularly Tamils. Pongal is one of the most popular harvest festivals of South India celebrated on 14th Jan every year. This festival last 4 days. Pongal coincides with Makar Sankranti, Bhiu and Lohri. Pongal festival is dedicated to the Mother Nature.

It’s a harvest festival and people decorate their houses with rangoli designs, pongal kolams, songs and celebrations. Pongal marks the start of Uttaraayanam.The word Pongal means “overflowing” or “boiling”

Four Days of Pongal
Bogi Festival Bhogi is the first day of Pongal. On this day house cleaned and decorated to welcome the festival
Surya Pongal Surya Pongal is the second day of festival. It is dedicated to the Sun God
Mattu Pongal Matthu pongal this is the third day of Pongal. This is dedicated to cattle, people prays farm animals cow,bulls
Kaanum Pongal The fourth day of the pongal is Kaanum Pongal. It is reunion day for families

People enjoy 4 days of Pongal from 14jan to 17jan. People celebrate 4 days of Pongal. Festival starts with Bhogi people clean there house and remove old items. Second day of Surya Pongal people workship of god Sun..

On Matthu Pongal people workship of cow, bulls.

Kannum Pongal is celebrated with family, friends and loved once.

Pongal coincides with Makara Sankranthi which is celebrated throughout India, Nepal and Bangladesh.
Name Region
Thai Pongal Jaffna(Sri Lanka) ,Tamil Nadu
Makara Sankranthi Andhra Pradesh, Bengal, Bihar, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Orissa, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Telangana Uttar Pradesh
Uttarayana Gujarat and Rajasthan
Maghi Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Punjab
Magh Bihu/Bhogali Bihu Assam
Maghe Sankranti or Makar Sankranti Nepal
Shakrain Bangladesh
Lohri Punjab
Pongal Traditional Songs

Pongal Traditional Songs

Songs have always been an integral part of any festival whether it is Pongal. The traditional Pongal songs to add the celebrations of the Pongal festival. There are many Pongal...
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Pongal WhatApp Messages

Send Pongal WhatApp Messages to all your loved ones and express your best wishes for them. WhatApp Messages for Pongal, Messages for Pongal “Wishing that this festival brings good luck...
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Thai Pongal Wishes

Pongal is celebrated with friend’s and family exchanging wishes. People wish each other happiness, good times, peace and prosperity and a whole lot more in life. People wish using  words...