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Happy Pongal Festival in Tamil 2021 Date, Wishes, Quotes, Images, Rangoli Designs


Happy Pongal Festival in Tamil: Pongal is one of the popular and most awaited festivals in India which is celebrated by Hindu. It is mostly celebrated in Tamil Nadu, the Indian Union Territory of Puducherry, and the country of Sri Lanka, as well as Tamil people in Malaysia, Mauritius, United States, South Africa, Singapore, Canada, and the UK. According to 2021 calendar, it is usually celebrated from 14 January to 17 January. This harvest festival is known for its different kinds of names as per the states. This four-day festival celebrated especially for thanksgiving, farmers, nature and more

Pongal is a sign of entering the sun in the Tropic of Capricorn from the Tropic of Cancer. It is held during the Tamil month of Thai January and February when rice, grains, turmeric, sugarcane and an essential ingredient in Tamil cooking are harvested. In this article, we reveal many interesting facts related to this festival and Pongal 2021 Wishes, Bhogi, Maattu Pongal, Jallikattu, Kaanum Pongal, and More.


First Day of Pongal – Bhogi festival

This is the first day of the main Pongal festival in 2021, it will be fall out on Thursday, January 14. It is celebrated as a Bhogi festival in honour of Lord Indra. Many cultural events are celebrated in Tamil Nadu during Pongal such as cultural in schools and colleges, book fairs and lit for life. Several girls and ladies enjoy this day by a dance around the bonfire, sins songs and praise of the gods, spring and harvest.

The is the importance of bonfire, where peoples burn agricultural waste and firewood reminds them warm during the last phase of winter. Part of the celebration is the first rice of the sunshine season Surya Mangalyam.


Day Two – Surya Pongal

The second day of Pongal people wake up early in the morning and starts with pooja-Archana. The newly harvested rice is cooked on Surya Pongal. The rice is cooked with the help of earthen pot and made with pure milk and jaggery. Pongal thus created is offered to Sun God. The rice is a mixture of milk and jaggery and it will keep cooking until the rice falls from the pot. It is called Pongal. When the boiled Pongal turns the pot, people loudly say ‘Pongal Pongal’! After the Pongal is offered to the Sun God, people rejoice over the many Pongal dishes consists on the turmeric plant, that is specially prepared for the day and then greet each other, wishing a very happy Pongal.

Day Three – Mattu Pongal

The third day is the Mattu Pongal of the happy Pongal festival in Tamil. The day is mainly celebrated to farm animals, including cows and bulls, as they help farmers grow a crop and reap it successfully. As per the Gregorian calendar, this day mainly celebrated on January 15 but sometimes it is celebrated on January 16. At Mattoo Pongal, people bath farm animals and decorated them beautifully. Their horns are often depicted and garlands are wrapped around the horns. People applying tilak on their forehead. After that, farmers most often take the animals of their village to roam the entire village.

Day Four – Kaanum Pongal

The Pongal fourth day celebrations are called Kaanum Pongal also known as Karinaal. In some places, family members reunite and visit several places to see other family members and younger members of the family and paying special tribute to their married sisters through gifts and money as a confirmation of their filmy love.

Happy Pongal Festival in Tamil & English Wishes 

  1. “May all the good things happen and let the sun rises in your life to give its light to your life, Wish you Happy Pongal!”

“நல்லது நடந்தேற, சூரியன் அவன் ஒளி கற்றை உம் வாழ்வில் வீச வேண்டும், இனிய பொங்கல் தின வாழ்த்துக்கள்!”

2. “The day for farmers’ and it is the day for Sun,
Let all happiness be yours on this Pongal day!”

“இது உழவர்கான நாள், சூரியனுக்கான நாள்,
எல்லா மகிழ்ச்சியும் கொண்டு நீங்கள் வாழ எங்கள் இனிய பொங்கல் வாழ்த்துக்கள்!”

3. “Let unity be there in your family,
Let peace fills among your mind,
Let everything be yours from this day,
Wish you Happy Pongal!”

“குடும்பத்தில் ஒற்றுமை நிலவ,
அமைதி மேலோங்க,
எல்லாமும் எப்பொழுதும் பெற்று வாழ,
இனிய பொங்கல் தின வாழ்த்துக்கள்!”

4. “On this auspicious day of Pongal, I wish you to have all peace and prosperity,
Let this festival brings endless happiness to you and your family,
Wish you Happy Pongal!”

“இந்த புனித நாளாம் பொங்கல் திருநாளில் உங்களது வாழ்வில் அமைதியும்     வளமும் பெற்று வாழ என் வாழ்த்துக்கள்,
இந்த பண்டிகை குறையாத மகிச்சியை கொடுக்கட்டும்,
இனிய பொங்கல் தின வாழ்த்துக்கள்!”

5. “Wishing you all wealth, health and good luck on this special day of Pongal,
Wish you a very Happy Pongal!”

“இந்த இனிய பொங்கல் நாளில் வாழ்வில் எல்லா வளமும் நலமும் அதிர்ஷ்டமும் பெற்று வாழ என் இனிய பொங்கல் வாழ்த்துக்கள்!”

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