• Pongal
    Thai Pongal is a thanksgiving festival at the end harvest season celebrated by the tamilians in the state of Tamil nadu . Pongal is traditionally dedicated to the Sun God Surya,[4] and marks the beginning of the northward journey of the Sun from its southernmost-limit, It coincides with the festival...
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  • Festivals of India
    exploring the festivity of the good’s victory over evil. Pongal Quintessentially, Pongal is the harvest festival celebrated in the state of Tamil Nadu in South India. This festival is celebrated for more than over thousand years. The word ‘Pongal’ in Tamil means ‘boiling over or spill over’ which is an act...
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  • Indian Festival
    Pongal is the only festival of Hindu that follows a solar calendar and is celebrated on the fourteenth of January every year. Pongal marks the beginning of Uttarayana. In Hindu temples bells, drums, clarinets and conch shells herald the joyous occasion of Pongal. To symbolize a bountiful harvest, rice...
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  • Pongal Festival
    Pongal Festival Pongal is a four-days-long harvest festival celebrated in Tamil Nadu, a southern state of India. For as long as people have been planting and gathering food, there has been some form of harvest festival. Pongal, one of the most important popular Hindu festivals of the year. This four-day...
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  • Pongal Festival
     Pongal is the only festival of Hindu that follows a solar calendar and is celebrated on the fourteenth of January every year. Pongal has astronomical significance: it marks the beginning of Uttarayana, the Sun's movement northward for a six month period. In Hinduism, Uttarayana is considered auspicious...
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  • Ganesh
    | Makar Sankranti or Pongal | Makar Sankranti marks the transition of the Sun into Makar. It marks the beginning of the gradual increase of the duration of the day. Pogal is first day of Uttarayana, coinciding with the beginning of the Tamil month of Thai | January 14 | Pongal is one of the most popular...
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  • uykyukyuif
    20.01.2014 20.01.2014 16-18, December, 2013 19.12.2013 to 19.01.2014 – CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS 11.01.2014 to 16.01.2014 – PONGAL HOLIDAYS 14.04.2014 (Monday) - TAMIL NEW YEAR 17.04.2014 to 20.04.2014 – EASTER HOLIDAYS 01.05.2014 (Thursday) - MAY DAY ACADEMIC CALENDAR FOR THE ODD SEMESTER...
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  • got it
    significance behind the celebration is fun and enjoyment Pongal is celebrated as a harvest festival of Tamil Nadu. Here is an overview of Pongal celebration in India. Festivals of India : Pongal Festival Pongal Pongal is regarded as a harvest festival of South India. It is one of the...
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  • Thought Provoking Questions
    is a ponggal day? Lasting for over four days Pongal, a harvest festival is celebrated in the month of Shravan. Pongal literally means, "boiling over". The Tamil harvest festival is celebrated with decorated cows, processions and decorative Rangoli. Pongal is a sweet porridge made from newly harvested...
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  • Project
    of *Diwali* for good luck the following year. *Thai Pongal* is a harvest festival widely celebrated by Tamils in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and in Sri Lanka*. Pongal* coincides with the festival celebrated throughout India. Pongal** in Tamil means "boiling over or spill over." The boiling over...
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  • Detective Stories 7
    range | Any | Setup time | < 1 min | Playing time | < 1 hour | Random chance | None | Skill(s) required | Strategy | Aadu Puli aatam ((Tamil: ஆடுபுலி ஆட்டம், Game of goats and tigers ?)) is a strategic, two-player (or 2 teams) board game that's played in south India. Like Pulijudam, the game...
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  • Festivals of India
    Maharashtra, it is most important festival and is celebrated for 10 days. It is celebrated from 4th to 14th day of bright fortnight of Bhadrapad month. In Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh, images of Ganesh made of unbaked clay are worshipped on this day in every house. A special sweet called Modak...
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  • Tamil
    TAMIL It is said that “Before the birth of stones and sand, brave tamil man was born”. It portrays the heritage of tamil language...
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  • Study
    accepted by all Jains places Mahavir's birth in 599 BCE. Pongal Pongal is a harvest festival celebrated in South India at the end of the harvest season.[1] It is one of the most important festivals celebrated by the Tamils in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, the Indian Union Territory of Puducherry and Sri...
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  • An Island Rich of Cultural Diversity
    article presents a brief description on cultural festivals of the country. Sri Lanka has six distinct ethnicities namely, majority of Sinhalese, Tamils, Indian Tamils, Moors, Malays, Burghers and other minorities. It also rich with four distinct religions namely, majority Buddhist, Christian, Hindu and Islamic...
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  • Festival
    Thaipusam religious festival dedicated to the Tamil deity Murugan * Deepavali or Diwali is another very popular Indian Hindu festival of lights. * Thai pogal is a festival of the Tamils occurring on the first day of the month of Thai. * Tamil nadu it is celebrated as a harvest festival when...
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  • pop culture
    when we met.” What they’re saying is, “That song reminds us of that tremendous feeling we had when we met.” Tamil Pop culture This is what we want to bring out in our exhibition, Tamil Pop culture. A mélange of memories, thoughts, feelings and a creative space to learn and understand something new...
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  • Festival
    Dussehra, Diwali, Janmastami, Chath, Navaratri, Eid, Christmas, the festivals of the Parsees and Jews etc. The seasonal festivals include Baisakhi, Onam, Pongal, Basant Panchanmi etc. Festivals also have a negative influence on the society. Festivals should be celebrated with simplicity. They should be celebrated...
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  • National Parks in Tamilnadu
    NATIONAL PARKS IN TAMILNADU INTRODUCTION The state of Tamil Nadu boasts of a rich flora and fauna. To preserve the rich natural heritage of the state many National parks and wildlife sanctuaries have been set up over a period of time. These National parks and sanctuaries not only help in...
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  • Document
    Purattaasi Sani(Saturday) is an auspicious day for Lord Vishnu. ஐப்பசி -Aippasi(October) 15 October - 14 November The monsoons typically start over Tamil Nadu in this month. Hence the saying, "Aippasi Mazhai, adai mazhai" - meaning "Aippasi rains are persistent rains". Also Annaabishekam for Lord Shiva...
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