Free Essays on Pongal

  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 festival...

  2. 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, rice...

  3. Festivals of India

    exploring the 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...

  4. got it

    significance behind the celebration is fun and enjoyment Pongal is celebrated as a harvest festival of Tamil Nadu. Here is an overview of Pongal celebration in India. Festivals of India : Pongal Festival Pongal Pongal is regarded as a harvest festival of South India. It is one of the...

  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 four-day...

  6. uykyukyuif

    Christmas Vacation is 20.01.2014 20.01.2014 16-18, December, 2013 19.12.2013 to 19.01.2014 – CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS 11.01.2014 to 16.01.2014 – PONGAL HOLIDAYS 14.04.2014 (Monday) - TAMIL NEW YEAR 17.04.2014 to 20.04.2014 – EASTER HOLIDAYS 01.05.2014 (Thursday) - MAY DAY ACADEMIC CALENDAR...

  7. 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 auspicious...

  8. 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...

  9. juiuglkjgbugkjg

    because I feel that they are the 3 most important festivals. Thai Pongal Thai Pongal is celebrated by Hindus in Sri Lanka. Thai Pongal is celebrated on the 14th of January to pray to the sun god. Thai Pongal customs include cooking Pongal and sharing the meal with family, friends, neighbours and non-Hindus...

  10. rterg

    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, is given prayars for providing rain and good crop. Pongal is celebrated on January 14 of each year. Each day of Pongal denotes a...

  11. Me Flowers

    Rangoli, also known as kolam or muggu 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...

  12. 2 states

    don’t you go drown in Bali, I thought. Harish thought it really funny to shift everything he was served to Ananya. He transferred parts of upma, pongal, chutney and banana chips from his leaf to hers. Really Harish, did anybody teach you not to stretch a bad joke too far? And all you aunts, can...

  13. Culture

    Idli (3”) counted as 15g of CHO ⅔ cup Upma counted as 30 g of CHO 2 Small Whole Wheat Dosa and 2 Whole Wheat Chapati counted as 30g of CHO ¾ cup of Pongal counted as 30g of CHO 3 String Hoppers (4” each) counted as 30g of CHO *CHO = carbohydrate Smaller Appetite Sample Menu Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Breakfast...

  14. Study

    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 festivals celebrated by the Tamils in...

  15. Retention Strategy

    the company did not vary too a lot through the year. However, there has generally been a marginal increase in attrition during the festive seasons of Pongal & Diwali (some class 4 employees leaving for native places and not returning). 5) Solution: The company tackled the problem by providing sufficient...

  16. Festival

    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 influence on the society. Festivals should be celebrated with simplicity. They should be celebrated...

  17. Preservation

    parts of the country. A separate series of restricted holidays allow regional cultures to celebrate their own feasts, such as the harvest festival of Pongal in Tamil Nadu in mid-January, which celebrates the harvest and the sun's entrance into Capricorn. India - Islam Islam is India's largest minority...

  18. Project

    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 Tamil means "boiling over or spill over." The boiling...

  19. Thought Provoking Questions

    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 decorative Rangoli. Pongal is a sweet porridge made from newly harvested...

  20. Ganesh

    | Makar Sankranti or Pongal | Makar Sankranti marks the transition of the Sun into Makar. It marks the beginning of the gradual increase of the duration of the day. Pogal is first day of Uttarayana, coinciding with the beginning of the Tamil month of Thai | January 14 | Pongal is one of the most popular...

  21. Makar Sankranti

    it is a basic mixture of til and jaggery, or laddus, or the famous til-poli of Maharashtra. In the southern part of India, the day is celebrated as Pongal, where a fullsome meal of lentils and rice liberally dashed with ghee is offered to gods, and then to family members....

  22. Festivals of India

    celebrated as Pongal, a three-day harvest festival. On Bhogi Pongal, the house is cleaned and the discards are burnt, while children sing and dance around the bonfire. On Surya Pongal, sweet Pongal is prepared and the Sun God is worshipped for a good yearly harvest. The last day of Pongal, Mattu Pongal, is celebrated...

  23. Indus Valley Civilization

    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, Buddha Jayanti and Vaisakhi.[130] India has three national holidays. Other...

  24. World Religion

    'Sankranti' means good change. This day is observed as the most auspicious day by the Hindus all over the world. In south India it is celebrated as PONGAL and in Punjab, India it is celebrated as LOHRI, Til seeds (sesame seeds) and jaggery are given as gifts (prasad) everywhere. The Til represents each...

  25. House Wife

    different communities but they are 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...

  26. Emancipation of Women

    celebrate dusshera? 9. Whose birthday is celebrated as Christmas? 10. ------------------------------------------------- Who are worshipped on pongal? 2. Fill in the blanks: 1. There are many doctors in a hospital. 2. It is the teacher who makes us good citizens. 3. The policeman catches...

  27. Detective Stories 7

    Madurai and Allanganallur. It is a very oldest ancient sports and festival in Tamil nadu and is from our beloved ancestors. This is also celebrated as Pongal festival in the above places. It is also known as Bull Fighting Game because the bulls are involved in this game. The men and Bulls are the competitors...

  28. iisuperwomanuu

    because I feel that they are the 3 most important festivals. Thai Pongal Thai Pongal is celebrated by Hindus in Sri Lanka. Thai Pongal is celebrated on the 14th of January to pray to the sun god. Thai Pongal customs include cooking Pongal and sharing the meal with family, friends, neighbours and non-Hindus...