Pongal is a Multi-day Hindu Harvest Festival is celebrated in the Tamil month Thai across South India in a very traditional way.
A festival of honoring and respecting Sun, Light of God, apart from farmers and Bullocks who dedicated their life to agriculture.
This festival is celebrated for four days starting the,
- First-day celebration with burning of unwanted materials at home.
- Second-day celebration for the Sun with special pooja.
- Third and Fourth Day celebration are for the farmers and bullocks.
Also, this festival marks the end of the winter solstice and the start of the Sun’s six-month-long journey northwards when the Sun enters the zodiac, Makara. Hence this festival is also called as “Makara Sankranthi“.
Beauty Catalog wishes everyone a Happy Pongal.