• 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...
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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...
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  • Festivals of India
    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 that is...
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  • Indian Festival
    from their monotonous routine. Farmers also perform puja to some crops. In fact, four festivals are celebrated in Tamil Nadu for four consecutive days in that week. 'Bogi' is celebrated on January 13, 'Pongal' on Jan 14, 'Maattuppongal' on Jan 15, and 'Thiruvalluvar Day' on Jan 16. The festival is...
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  • Pongal Festival
    festivals to follow in a calendar year. In fact, four festivals are celebrated in Tamil Nadu for four consecutive days in that week. 'Bogi' is celebrated on January 13, 'Pongal' on Jan 14, 'Maattuppongal' on Jan 15, and 'Thiruvalluvar Day' on Jan 16. The festival is celebrated for four days. On...
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  • Ganesh
    | 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 harvest festival of South...
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  • uykyukyuif
    , 2014) Reopening after Christmas Vacation is 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...
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  • got it
    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 most important and popular Hindu festivals. The four-day long harvest festival of Tamil Nadu...
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    financial year by opening new account books on the first day 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...
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  • Detective Stories 7
    festival in Tamil nadu and is from our beloved ancestors. This is also celebrated as Pongal festival in the above places. It is also known as Bull Fighting Game because the bulls are involved in this game. The men and Bulls are the competitors in this game. This Jallikattu game is famous to select the...
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  • Thought Provoking Questions
    , with the thumb on top. It’s the thumb that does the pointing. What 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...
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  • Tamil
    the epigraphical inscriptions found by the archaeological survey of India are in the Tamil language. It has the oldest extant literature among other Dravidian language. Apart from major festivals like Deepavali, Pongal, Aadi Peruku in every villages and towns, the inhabitants celebrate festivals...
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  • Study
    occurs either in March or April.He was born on the thirteenth day of the rising moon of Chaitra. The chronology 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...
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  • Festivals of India
    jaggery. The til brimming with fragrant and delicious oil, stands for friendship and comradeship and jaggery for the sweetness of speech and behavior.   In Tamil Nadu, Makara Sankranti is celebrated as Pongal, a three-day harvest festival. On Bhogi Pongal, the house is cleaned and the discards are...
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  • An Island Rich of Cultural Diversity
    year, (b) Tamil traditional dance, (c) Traditional Tamil floor art in Sinhala Tamil New year (d) Ave Maria MADU ceremony, (e) Christmas (f) A Mosque on Haji festival 5 Table 1: Cultural Festivals of Sri Lanka Name of the Festival Thai Pongal Festival Brief Description January 14...
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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...
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  • Festival
    Festival * One of the biggest South India festivals in Malaysia is Thaipusam. 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...
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  • pop culture
    .” 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 and fun about Madras, about Chennai. People are now recognising the fact that popular culture is also a...
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  • Document
    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 is very famous in this month. The most famous Hindu festival "Deepavali" is celebrated in this month. The Fridays...
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  • Cultural Diversity in India
    India with lots of joys & happiness. Agriculture is the main occupation in our country . Many of our festivals are related to agriculture and environment. In Maharashtra, Dassera, Diwalil, Holi in Punjab Baisakhi, in Andhra Pradesh Eruvak Punnam, in Tamil nadu Pongal & in Kerala Onam are celebrated...
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