Thai Pongal Festival In Madurai Is A Festival Of People And Cattle
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The Glorious Sunshine: "Thai Pongal" is celebrated to convey the appreciation and thankfulness to the Sun as it acts as the primary energy behind agriculture and a good harvest. It is the Surya Mangalyam. This gorgeous Kankavalli Kanjivaram is an ode to the glorious sun. Bright orange in colour, the udal of the sari has leaf like embellishments and the golden zari in the border creates an effect as resplendent as the sun itself.
Makar Sankranti; India and Sri Lanka; January 14; Called Thai Pongal among Tamils. Honors the Hindu sun deity. A day for ritual bathing (especially in the sacred Ganges). In Sri Lanka and south India, Thai Pongal is a merry harvest festival when a special meal of sweetened rice (pongal) is ritually eaten.