Thai Pongal is one of the major festivals observed in Tamil Nadu during Thai month. In 2022, Thai Pongal date is January 14. This festival, dedicated to Lord surya, is celebrated for four days.
Thai Pongal is celebrated as Makara Sankranthi in other regions of India. Thai Pongal marks the beginning of Thai month in Tamil calendar during when Sun enters into Makara rashi.
The 4-day Thai Pongal festival starts on Bhogi Pongal. Thai Pongal or Perum Pongal is the second day of fest. Third and fourth day are known as – Mattu Pongal and Kaanum Pongal.
Pongal is celebrated in beautiful manner with colourful kolam designs, delicious PONGAL dishes, and charmingly adorned cattle. It also marks the arrival of new crops for farmers.
Panchang, 14 January 2022
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 06:54 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 05:45 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 02:45 PM
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 04:42 AM, Jan 15
Tithi : Dwadashi upto 10:19 PMTrayodashi
Nakshatra : Rohini upto 08:18 PMMrigashirsha
Karana : Bava upto 08:56 AM. Balava upto 10:19 PM. Kaulava.
Yoga : Shukla upto 01:36 PM. Brahma.
Weekday : Shukrawara.
Paksha : Shukla Paksha
Shaka Samvat : 1943 Plava
Chandramasa : Pausha – Purnimanta Pausha – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2078 Aananda
Gujarati Samvat : 2078 Pramadi
Abhijit : 11:58 AM to 12:41 PM
Amrit Kalam : 04:40 PM to 06:29 PM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 10:58 AM to 12:19 PM
Yamaganda : 03:02 PM to 04:24 PM
Gulikai Kalam : 08:15 AM to 09:37 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 09:04 AM to 09:47 AM 12:41 PM to 01:24 PM
Varjyam : 11:14 AM to 01:03 PM 02:37 AM, Jan 15 to 04:25 AM, Jan 15
Thai Pongal in Previous Years