Pongal Date 2023

Pongal Date 2023, Thai Pongal 2023

Pongal is a Hindu festival celebrated prominently in the Southern states of India especially by the people of Tamil Nadu. Pongal is a four days festival and Thai Pongal is regarded as the most important day of Pongal. Thai Pongal which is the second day of the four days Pongal festival is also celebrated as Sankranti. Sankranti is celebrated in the whole of India with different names. It is the same day as Makar Sankranti which is celebrated prominently in North Indian states when people take holy dip in river Ganges. Pongal is like thanksgiving to the Sun God for harvest and appreciating and showing gratitude to nature.

The day before Thai Pongal is known as Bogi Pandigai. People clean and decorate their homes and light bonfire to ward of unused wooden items. The same day is celebrated as Lohri by Sikh and Punjabi community in Punjab and Northern States of India.

Thai Pongal 2023 Muhurat

Thai Pongal 2023 Date - Sunday, January 15, 2023

Thai Pongal Sankranti Moment - 08:57 PM, Jan 14

Makar Sankranti 2023 Date - Sunday, January 15, 2023

Name of the festival

Date

Day

Bhogi Festival

14 January 2023

Saturday

Surya Pongal/Thai Pongal

15 January 2023

Sunday

Mattu Pongal

16 January 2023

Monday

Kaanum Pongal

17 January 2023

Tuesday


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