Pongal 2021: Pongal is mainly celebrated to convey appreciation to the Sun God for a good harvest. It is celebrated by boiling the first rice of the season and corresponds with Makar Sankranti, a pan-Indian solar festival.
Hyderabad: Pongal 2021 is a festival that marks the end of the winters and the beginning of the harvest season. Pongal is celebrated in Tamil Nadu, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh and countries with Tamil diaspora including Sri Lanka, Mauritius, South Africa, Singapore and Malaysia. This year, Pongal began on January 15 and will continue till January 18. The festival is one of the most important ones in the Tamil calendar and has been celebrated for over a thousand years.
As celebrations for the four-day festival swing into motion, here is a lowdown of the date, time, significance, rituals, and food of the festival. Pongal is mainly celebrated to convey appreciation to the Sun God for a good harvest. It is celebrated by boiling the first rice of the season and corresponds with Makar Sankranti, a pan-Indian solar festival. Jallikattu, a traditional bull-taming event, also takes place during Pongal.
Happy Pongal: On the auspicious festival, here are some rangoli and kolam designs
Rangoli can be designed using flowers, rice flour or colours.
Simple Sankranti Line Rangoli Designs | Easy star padi kolam for Thai Pongal Festival | Beautiful Geethala Muggulu
Sankranthi Ratham Muggulu & Pongal kolam 2021
Unique rangoli Pattern for makara sankranthi | Latest Pongal Pots | Sankranthi rangoli with 15 to 3 dots
Makar Sankranti Special Rangoli | Kite Festival Kolam Designs 2021 | Kites Chukkala Muggulu for Kanuma Festival