Surya Pongal 2014 Date

Thai Pongal, Perum Pongal, Surya Pongal Date, When is Surya Pongal in 2014?, 14th January 2014

Surya Pongal 2014

Surya Pongal 2014

The Second day of the four day Pongal festival is known as Surya Pongal. According to Tamil calender, it falls on First day of the Tamil month Thai. This is a Harvest festival and people pray Sun God on this day. In 2014, Surya Pongal is on January 14. This day is also called as Thai Pongal or Perum Pongal.

During the sunrise on this day, people cook rice with sweet raw sugar cane and jaggary in a small pot. Usually they do this in the outdoors as the dish is dedicated to the Sun god (Surya Bhagavan). They boil it till the milk spill over from the pot. They shout “Pongalo Pongal” and pray the Sun god.

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