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SOUTH INDIAN PONGAL- TODAY BOGI PANDIGAI

SOUTH INDIAN PONGAL- TODAY BOGI PANDIGAI

SOUTH INDIAN PONGAL- TODAY BOGI PANDIGAI

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 auspicious, as opposed to Dakshinaayana, or the southern movement of the sun. All important events are scheduled during this period. Makara Sankranthi refers to the event of the Sun entering the zodiac sign of Makara or…

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