Surya Pongal 2013 Date

Thai Pongal, Perum Pongal, Surya Pongal Date, When is Surya Pongal in 2013?, 14th January 2013

Surya Pongal 2013

Surya Pongal 2013

Surya Pongal is the main festival day during the four day pongal festival. It is observed on the first day of the Tamil month Thai. This year, Surya Pongal is on Monday, 14th January 2013. This day is also known as Thai Pongal or Perum Pongal.

Surya Pongal is dedicated to the Surya Bhagavan. This is a tamil harvest festival and people celebrate this festival in respect of sun god to thank him for supporting the harvest season. On this day people buy new clay pots and boil rice, fresh milk and jaggery. They will wait for the moment that milk boils over and bubbles out of the vessel. Pongal means boiling over and this tradition gives Pongal its name.

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