Pongal Celebration's 2023

A four-day long harvest festival “Pongal” which falls during the Solar Equinox after harvesting of crops is considered the most important festival of the Dravidian culture. The word Pongal means "to boil. overflow" and refers to the traditional dish prepared from the new harvest of rice boiled in milk with jaggery. To mark the festival, the Pongal sweet dish is prepared and offered to god.