Makar Sankranti in India - Tamil Nadu

Anfostar Team Wed Nov 02, 2022
Makar Sankranti in India - Tamil Nadu
Makar Sankranti in India

Tamil Nadu

In Tamil Nadu, this festival is celebrated as Pongal for four days.

Bhogi-Pongal on the first day, Surya-Pongal on the second day, Mattu-Pongal or Kenu-Pongal on the third day and Kanya-Pongal on the fourth and last day.

In this way, garbage is collected and burnt on the first day, Lakshmi ji is worshiped on the second day and animal wealth is worshiped on the third day.

To celebrate Pongal, after bathing, kheer is made in an earthen pot in the open courtyard, which is called Pongal.

After this, Naivedya is offered to the Sun God. After that Kheer is accepted by all in the form of 'prasad'. Beti and Jamai Raja are specially welcomed on this day.

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