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60 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...

  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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. mahs

    / Additional Pension 0 Commutation  amount(less) 2677   Festival Advance 0 Other recovery 0 Drawing Pension 8768   D. A . (72)% 8240   Total 220 Medical Allowance 100   Festival Adv  /  Pongal gift 0   Interim Relief 0   Miscellaneous Arrears/D.A...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. Culture

    CHO 1 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...

  20. 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....

  21. Detective Stories 7

    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 in this game. This Jallikattu game is famous to select the...

  22. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. 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...

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

  27. uykyukyuif

    , 2014) Reopening after 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...

  28. 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...