Pongal is celebrated mainly in Tamil Nadu, South India. It is the festival of harvest and thanksgiving is for three days. This festival is celebrated with great vigor, pomp and enthusiasm. The State gets a festive look on this day. The name Pongal comes after a sweet dish named pongal. It is known as Bhogi Pongal and the food is offered to rain God Bhogi. The celebrations for festival start from 13th January and ends on 15th January every year. All the old and unwanted things are destroyed and entrance of home is decorated with rangoli and cattle are thanked for their dedicated work.
Pongal dish is made on the Surya Pongal day with rice, dal, jaggery, sugar and other ingredients. The food is made in an open new clay pot and it is allowed to boil. This signifies plenty and prosperity for the year ahead. The sweet dish is first offered to Sun and then distributed to other people. Cows are worshiped on Mattu Pongal day and it is called Kanumu. Decorated bulls are taken for fight and it is called Jalli Kattu. In South India, this day is known as Makara Sankranti. Pongal is for thanking God for good harvest during the year.
The other three days of festival falls on the Thai month. The first day is known as Bhogi Pongal and people need to get up early, collect their old things and burn them away. Like any other festival, Pongal is used for spending time with your loved and near ones. Jallakatu, a game, is played during the festival in certain parts of the country. It is believed that families get rid of all tensions and enjoy celebrations of the festival. Download Pongal Whatsapp Status & Messages and send to all your loved ones.
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Best wishes to you and your family on Pongal.
Many Many Happy Pongal ! My First Wishes & Best Wishes !
Konjam Late Aanaalum Ennode “Happy Pongal Vaazthukkal”
Hope you rejoice in the charm of your tradition! Wish you & your family a very Happy Bogi Pongal, Surya Pongal, Mattu Pongal!
I wish you all a Happy and Prosperous Pongal.
Wishing Happy Pongal to all Tamil friends across the world. Be Happy always.
My heartiest Pongal wishes for my sweet honey.
Wishing all Indians in the world, a very Happy Pongol & Bhogi festival
Enjoy this Pongal with heartful of happiness. May God clear all your way.
On the blissful occasion of Thai Pongal I wish all Indians prosperity, peace and happiness.
Wish u a Very Very Happy Pongal & Tamil New Year 2016.
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Let This Pongal,
Brings Cheerfulness And Joy
Let Us All Cheer Let Us Rejoice
Pongal From Paradise Up
Above Wish You A Happy Pongal!
Days are too busy Hours are too few Seconds are too fast but there is always a time for me to say Happy pongal.
May the SWEETNESS of overflowing milk and sugarcane
Fill your home with harmony and happiness
Wishing you the best and prosperous Pongal.
May the Sun god shower
on this happy day of PONGAL.
May the sugarcane offer
on this joyous day of PONGAL.
Happy Pongal to all…!!
Pongivarum pongal pola
Engum pongatum magirchi
Iniya pongal nalvazhthukal!!
Happy Pongal to all!
We thank sun for burning himself to save us.
We thank plants sacrificing their life for us.
And we thank all the creatures helping us to live in this world for some time.
A pongal with happiness and joy
A pongal with fun and joy
That is what my pongal wishes to you
Wishing you Happy Pongal!!
As you joyfully celebrate the festival of Pongal and welcome the harvest season, this greeting is being sent your way, to wish you everything, that the occasion is meant to bring. Have a Happy Pongal.
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