Thai Pongal is one of the major festivals observed in Tamil Nadu during Thai month. In 2021, 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 2021
प्रमादीचा नाम संवत्सर, पौष मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, प्रतिपदा – द्वितीय तिथि, श्रवण नक्षत्र, वज्रा योग, बव – बालव करण |
Suryodayam (Sunrise) : 7:15 AM
Suryastamayam (Sunset) : 5:46 PM
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) : 8:15 AM
Chandrastamayam (Moonset) : 6:57 PM
Tithi : Pratipada upto 09:01 AM Dwitiya
Nakshatra : Shravana upto 05:05 AM, Jan 15 Dhanishtha
Yoga : Vajra upto 10:06 PM Siddhi
Karana : Bava upto 09:01 AM Balava upto 08:28 PM Kaulava
Paksha : Shukla Paksha
Weekday : Guruvara (Thursday)
Shaka Samvat : 1942 Sharvari
Chandramasa : Pausha – Purnimanta ; Pausha – Amavasyanta
Vikram Samvat : 2077 Pramadi
Gujarati Samvat : 2077 Paridhavi
North Indian Hindi Calendar – Poush Mahina 2077 (Paush Maas)
Malayalam Calendar – Makaram Month 1196 (Makara Masam)
Kannada Calendar – Pausha Maasa
Tamil Calendar – Thai Month (Thai Masam)
Bengali Calendar – Poush Mash 1427
Nepali Calendar – Magh Maas 2077
Telugu Calendar – Pushya Masam (Pushyam)
Marathi Calendar – Poush Maas
Gujarati Calendar – Posh Maas
Shubh Muhurat (Auspicious Timings):
Abhijit Muhurat : 12:09 PM to 12:51 PM
Amrit Kalam (Amrutha Kalam) : 6:51 PM to 08:25 PM
Time to Avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 1:49 PM to 03:08 PM
Yamaganda Kalam : 7:15 AM to 08:34 AM
Gulikai Kalam (Kuligai Timings) : 9:53 AM to 11:12 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 10:45 AM to 11:27 AM 02:57 PM to 03:39 PM
Varjyam : 9:24 AM to 10:59 AM
In 2020, Thai Pongal date was January 15.
In 2019, Thai Pongal date was January 15.
In 2018, Thai Pongal date was January 14.
In 2017, Thai Pongal date was January 14.
In 2016, Thai Pongal date was January 15.
In 2015, Thai Pongal date was January 15.
In 2014, Thai Pongal date was January 14.
In 2013, Thai Pongal date was January 14. Thai Pongal 2012 date was January 15.