Puthandu, Tamil Puthandu palangal, Puthandu 2011, Tamil Puthandu sms


Puthandu, Tamil Puthandu palangal, Puthandu 2011, Tamil Puthandu sms

Puthandu, Tamil Puthandu palangal, Puthandu 2011, Tamil Puthandu sms
Puthandu, Tamil Puthandu palangal, Puthandu 2011, Tamil Puthandu sms

Puthandu is the first day of Tamil New Year and is celebrated as the first day of the Tamil new year. Puthandu falls in the mid of the April month as per English calendar. Puthandu is celebrated by Tamils in India as well as in the Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Singapore, Reunion Island and Mauritius. In India Puthandu is the festival for Tamil Nadu, in Puducherry.
According to Tamil calendar, On Puthandu Sun moves into Nirayana Aries and is the first day of the traditional Tamil calendar. Puthandu is celebrated as a public holiday in Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka.
Traditional calendars of other states of India like Assam, Bengal, Kerala, Manipur, Orissa, Punjab, Tripura etc. also celebrates their first day on the same day of Puthandu.
Puthandu is the Tamil New Year’s Day and is celebrated in the beginning of the first month in the Tamil Calendar Chithirai. Many people in Tamil Nadu also celebrate Puthandu as the day when Lord Brahma – Hindu God of Creation started creation.

Puthandu Celebrations :
On Puthandu, women draws colourful rangolis (Kolam) in front of their houses early in the morning. A lamp called as kuthuvillakku is placed in the center of the Kolam which indicates that it will disperse darkness. People of Tamil Nadu visits temples and pray to god for the new year.
A popular custom of Puthandu is ‘kanni’ which means the auspicious sight. This Puthandu kanni consist of a ritual arrangement of auspicious articles like gold and silver jewellery, raw rice, nuts, fruits, vegetables, betel leaves, coconuts, flowers. The actual concept behind it is, if you start new by watching good things will ensure prosperity and happiness in the coming new year. After kanni people take a bath wear new clothes and visit make to the temple.
The day of Puthandu is a feast for everyone in Tamil Nadu. People visits their friends and relatives and wish them by saying “Puthandu Vazthukal”. Youngsters are particularly excited about Puthandu as they receive small gifts from all their elders.

You can also send Tamil New Year Wishes Messages to your friends and relatives. Follow below link :

Tamil New Year Wishes Messages

Puthandu, Tamil Puthandu palangal, Puthandu 2011, Tamil Puthandu sms

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  1. jacky says:

    puthandu valtukal to all my fren

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