• When is Pongal 2018? Images, messages and greetings for the Tamil festival

    5 monthes ago - By Metro

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    The Thai Pongal is a festival held in January and celebrated by Tamil people across the world.
    The origins of the festival date back over 1,000 years, also referred to as Makara Sankranti, is referenced in the classic work of Hindu astrology, the Surya Siddhanta.
    But, what is Pongal and how do people mark the occasion?
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