Pongal 2023 dates | Bhogi Pongal, Surya Pongal, Mattu Pongal & Kannum Pongal

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Pongal is a four-day festival celebrated with lot of gusto in Tamil Nadu. It is observed in the Tamil month, Thai Masam. In 2023, Pongal starts on January 14 with Bhogi Pongal.

It is the biggest harvest festival celebrated as thanks giving occasion to the nature. Bhogi Pongal, Surya Pongal, Mattu Pongal, Kannum Pongal are the four festivals celebrated on first, second, third and fourth day respectively.

Pongal marks the suns transit or sankramana to Makara Rashi or Capricorn zodiac sign. Sankramana Snana or the ritual bath during Makara Sankramana is the most auspicious ritual observed along the banks of holy rivers like Cauvery, Pampa and Vaigai in Tamil Nadu.

Pongal 2023 dates

Bhogi Pongal 2023 – January 14

Surya Pongal 2023 – January 15 (Thai Pongal)

Kaanu Pongal, Maattu Pongal 2023 – January 16

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  1. r vasandra devi says:

    Can i do ganesh and amman pooja on 16 january 2018 at 5.00 am to 6.45 am .( Mattu pongal) Is that day a Kari Naal. Please kindly let me know
    the answer i will be grateful toyou.


  2. M D Ganesh says:

    Can we perform Sathyanarayana swami pooja on 8th Jan,2018

  3. Nagaraju says:

    what are the difference of those all these 4 days (Bhogi, Surya, Mattu, Kaanuma)