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60 Free Essays on Pongal Festival

  1. 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...

  2. got it

    dances. The 'Bhaang' (opium) drinks are very popular among people as it the favorite festival drink. The festival of Holi has no religion as all celebrates it. The festival has a secular flavor. The main significance behind the celebration is fun and enjoyment Pongal is celebrated as a...

  3. 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...

  4. Indian Festival

    Pongal is the only festival of Hindu that follows a solar calendar and is celebrated on the fourteenth of January every year. Pongal marks the beginning of Uttarayana. In Hindu temples bells, drums, clarinets and conch shells herald the joyous occasion of Pongal. To symbolize a bountiful harvest...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. Teacher

    CHINESE FESTIVALS Module Hong Kong and its Neighbours Unit Festivals Programme Outline This is a documentary drama that explores the traditions, customs and rituals behind two Chinese festivals, the Mid-Autumn Festival and the Dragon Boat Festival. Cannie, a T.V. reporter who takes great...

  8. 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...

  9. Strategies for Retailing: a Conceptual Study on Big Bazaar Retail Strategies

    of psychological discounting (Rs. 99, Rs. 49, etc.) is used as promotional tool. Big Bazaar also caters on Special Event Pricing (Close to Diwali, pongal and Durga Pooja). Differentiated Pricing: Time pricing, i.e., difference in rate based on peak and non-peak hours or days of shopping is also a...

  10. National Festivals

    , Buddhapurnima, Mahavir Jayanit, Dussehra, Diwali, Janmastami, Chath, Navaratri, Eid,. Third ones mark the change of season.These festival include Bhi, Baisakhi, Onam, Pongal, Basant Panchanmi etc. ...

  11. Preservation

    Brahma and the Hindu Trinity The Goddess Local Deities The Ceremonies of Hinduism Domestic Worship Life-Cycle Rituals Temples Pilgrimage Festivals Islam Sikhism Tribal Religions Christianity Zoroastrianism Judaism Modern Changes in Religion India - The Vedas and Polytheism Hinduism...

  12. World Religion

    are based on idol worship. They worship in the temples or in their homes, visiting temples is not crucial, most only visit temples during religious festivals. Although when a woman is menstruating she is not supposed to worship or go to a temple because they must achieve ritual purity and blood is considered...

  13. 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...

  14. Religious Fetivals

    '. In the Hindu calendar dates are usually prescribed according to the lunar calendar. In vedic timekeeping, a tithi is a lunar day. Hindu festivals include: * Diwali * Gudi padwa * Pongal * Holi * Navratri * Ganesh Chaturthi * Raksha Bhandan * Krishna Janmashtami...

  15. Festivals as a Source of Life

    , Dussehra, Diwali, Janmastami, Chath, Navratri, Eid, are included. The changes mark the third season.These festival, Baisakhi, Onam, Pongal, a festival entertainment includes the spring festival Panchanmi etc., or a certain kind, often a series of performances held from time to time. Festival to...

  16. Indian Festival

    Indian Festival Further information: Category:Festivals ▪ Arts festival Beer festival Comedy festival Japanese Cultural festival Esala Perahera festival Film festival Fire festival Folk festival Food festival Literary festival Mela Festival Music festival Oyster Festival Peanut Festival Ribfest...

  17. Festival

    festivals of India include Guru Parav, Holi, Lohir, Buddhapurnima, Mahavir Jayanti, Dussehra, Diwali, Janmastami, Chath, Navaratri, Eid, Christmas, the festivals of the Parsees and Jews etc. The seasonal festivals include Baisakhi, Onam, Pongal, Basant Panchanmi etc. Festivals also have a negative...

  18. Makar Sankranti

    The colourful kite-flying festival of Makar Sankranti or Uttarayan, which falls on January 14 each year, marks the end of a long winter and the return of the sun to the northern hemisphere. Hence the name Uttarayan. According to Hindu astronomy, it is on this holiest day in the Hindu calendar, that...

  19. rterg

    Holi, as is as apari, an unleavened bread. Sweet dumplings filled with khoya and dried fruits called gujjias are served as a dessert. Pongal This is a very important Tamilian festival in India, the word Pongal means "to boil". Pongal celebrates the harvest, it lasts four days. Indra, the sun god...

  20. Ganesh

    An idol maker gives finishing touches to a Ganesha statue during the Chaturthi festival. Batukamma is a spring festival celebrated by Hindu women of the Telangana region. Festival | Date of Observance | Date of Observance (2010 Gregorian calendar) | Description | Makar Sankranti or Pongal...

  21. Hgmhj

    Spring Festival Spring Festival is a traditional festival of Chinese people. It is on the first day of lunar January, namely the first day of New year. Thus, Chinese think Spring festival is very important. The purpose of this essay is to compare and contrast the ways people in my hometown and...

  22. House Wife

    celebrated as a whole. We can see festive atmosphere everywhere in India. Holi, Baisakhi, Basant Panchami, Bihu, Pongal, Onam etc. are seasonal or harvest festivals. The spirit of Holi is colour-rich and vibrant, flung into the air and smeared with immense joy on friends and dear onces. This festival...

  23. Pongal Festival

     Pongal is the only festival of Hindu that follows a solar calendar and is celebrated on the fourteenth of January every year. Pongal has astronomical significance: it marks the beginning of Uttarayana, the Sun's movement northward for a six month period. In Hinduism, Uttarayana is considered...

  24. go on holidays

    /FESTIVAL DATE DAY SAKA-ERA 1 2 3 4 5 PAUSHA 23 – 1935 1 BHOGI 13-01-2014 MONDAY 2 SANKRANTI/PONGAL / MILAD-UN-NABI ID-E-MILAD 14-01-2014 TUESDAY 3 MAHA SHIVARATRI 27-02-2014 THURSDAY 4 HOLI 17-03-2014 MONDAY 5 UGADI 31-03...

  25. Emancipation of Women

    ? 6. How many times do the muslims offer namaz daily? 7. What are the four main religions in our country? 8. Why do people celebrate dusshera? 9. Whose birthday is celebrated as Christmas? 10. ------------------------------------------------- Who are worshipped on pongal? 2. Fill...

  26. Me Flowers

    is a folk art from India. It is usually made during Diwali, Onam, Pongal and other Indian festivals. Typically consisting of bright colors, rangoli is a decorative design made in living rooms and courtyard floors during Hindu festivals . They are meant to be sacred welcoming areas for the Hindu deities...

  27. Indus Valley Civilization

    European-style trousers and shirts for men, are also popular. Many Indian festivals are religious in origin, although several are celebrated irrespective of caste and creed. Some popular festivals are Diwali, Ganesh Chaturthi, Ugadi, Thai Pongal, Holi, Onam, Vijayadasami, Durga Puja, Eid ul-Fitr, Bakr-Id, Christmas...

  28. Project

    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...

  29. Crawfish

    CRAWFISH FESTIVAL One of Breaux Bridge's main attractions is its cuisine, especially crawfish. Restaurants of Breaux Bridge were the first to offer crawfish openly on their menus, and it was here that the now world-famous crawfish etouffee was created. Breaux Bridge became so well known for its crawfish...

  30. The Qingming (Pure Brightness) Festival

     The Qingming (Pure Brightness) Festival is one of the 24 seasonal division points in China, falling on April 4-6 each year. After the festival, the temperature will rise up and rainfall increases. It is the high time for spring plowing and sowing. But the Qingming Festival is not only a seasonal point...