Accordingly Pongal is the version of Sankranti festival celebrated in Tamilnadu which is occurring on January 14-15 every year and this event is heralded as harvest festival with a special focus on the agricultural and farming life of the society. In Tamilnadu, agriculture is the predominant occupation of people in the villages.
Agriculture is in fact the most vibrant aspect of Tamil culture and is best reflected during Pongal. Pongal is the name of a dish which is made out of rice and jaggery. This name indicates the symbol of growth and prosperity. Further all the people participate in thanking sun god since food is the basis of life and sun god is the chief cause of the food they receive. The first day of Pongal is dedicated to worshiping sun god.
Moreover People prepare the dish of pongal in open place amidst
decorations and rangolis. When it boils, people shout in ecstasy, “Pongalo
Pongal” heralding prosperity.
How to celebrate Tamil Month Aadi 18? Accordingly Aadi 18/ Aadi Perukku are a festival observed on the 18th day in Tamil month Aadi. It is also known as Pathinettam perukku or Aadi perukku in Tamil. This year 2017, it falls on August 3rd. Aadi perukku is a unique South Indian festival that marks the beginning of Tamil festivals in Tamilnadu. It is observed on the 18th day of Tamil month Aadi.
- CHIDAMBARA RAHASYAM
- Get Goddess Sakthi's Blessings on Aadi Fridays
- Significance of celebrating Aadipooram festival in Tamilnadu
- Significance of 5 Aadi Velli, Tamil month
- Mantras and the impact in our minds
- Why Hindu Gods shown with Many Hands & Faces ?
- Why our Ancestors created Kuladeivam?
- Some unknown facts about Goddess Saraswati
- Attract Goddess Lakshmi by lightning Diyas
- Surya consider it as Sun God for Good Prosperity
- Do Hindus consider Moon as God and worships it?
- Tamil Month Aani and its Divine Festivals
- Importance of doing Kumbhabhishekam in Temple
- Who is the Hindu God of Medicine?
- Never Keep God Hanuman statue opening his chest