Pongal began on January 15, 2019 and will end on January 18, 2019. Pongal is also called Thai Pongal and is a harvest festival celebrated in the state of Tamil Nadu dedicated to the Sun God. Thai Pongal is one of the most important festivals celebrated in the state of Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Sri Lanka and also worldwide where Tamilian are living. Pongal or Pongal corresponds to Makar Sankranti, the harvest festival that is celebrated all over India. On the joyous occasion of Pongal here are some of the best WhatsApp messages, greetings, wishes, Facebook messages and SMS to celebrate the Tamil harvest festival.

Pongal marks the start of the sun’s six-month-long journey towards the Northern Hemisphere and is called Uttaraayanam. This also corresponds to the Indic solstice when the sun enters the tenth zodiac house of Capricorn or Makar. Thai Pongal is the celebration of giving thanks to the Sun God for a bountiful and prosperous harvest. The first rice of the season is boiled as a celebration to the Sun God.

Check out some of the best messages to send to your loved ones on Pongal:

Greeting Reads: May Pongal fill your life with sweetness! May God bless you with peace, prosperity and happiness in your life on PONGAL and always!

Greeting Reads: May happiness overflow on the auspicious occasion of Pongal, good luck enter your home and success touch your feet. Wishing you a very happy Pongal.

Greeting Reads: Wishing that this festival brings good luck and prosperity and hoping that it is joyous, and fills your days ahead with happiness. Have a wonderful Pongal

Greeting Reads: Pongal marks joy and cheer and brings along everything that’s best. May the festival of harvest season be one that brings along with it all that’s best and everything you deserve. Have a memorable Pongal

Greeting Reads: Begin this year with love and Smile forget All your worries for a while wish you Happiness and All of the cheer lets celebrate. Happy Pongal

Greeting Reads: Hope you rejoice in the charm of your tradition! Wish you & your family a very Happy Bogi PongalPongal, Mattu Pongal!

Greeting Reads: May Parvati shower her blessings, May Lord Ganesha gives his praisings, May all harvests get more yield and our cattle always help us in the field. Happy Ponga 2019

Greeting Reads: As you joyfully celebrate the festival of Pongal and welcome the harvest season, this greeting is being sent your way, to wish you everything, which the occasion is meant to bring. Have a Happy Pongal

Greeting Reads: Wishing you a long and happy life, prosperity, loving family and friends and may every dream of yours become reality. Happy Pongal!

Greeting Reads: Let the warmth of the auspicious festival of Pongal fill your home with joy. Have a wonderful Pongal.

Pongal is a special Thanksgiving day which is especially dedicated to Mother Nature by the farmers for the overflowing harvest. It is believed that the auspicious month is a traditional month for weddings as the end of the harvest season is associated with an abundance of food.

Pongal festival dates back to more than 1000 years ago and epigraphic evidence suggests that the festival used to be celebrated during Medieval Chola Empire days. Pongal means “boiling over” or “overflow”. Pongal is also the name of the dish consumed today made with sweetened rice, boiled lentils, and milk.