On this day 'Sarkkarai Pongal' and sugarcane sticks is offered to the Sun God.Tamilians decorate their homes with banana and mango leaves and decorate the floor with kolam using rice flour.
Posted By :Sivakumar
Country : Cambodia
The saying "Thai Pirandhal Vazhi Pirakkum" meaning "the commencement of Thai paves the way for new opportunities". Tamilians thank the Sun god for the good harvest and consecrate the first grain to him on this 'Surya Mangalyam'.
Posted By :Mallika das
Country : Thailand
It is one of a non religious festival to mark the beginning of Harvest and respecting the selflessness of farmers.
Posted By :Suresh
Country : United Arab Emirates