Happy New Year To Indians & People Of Greater India

PUTTHAANDU VAZHTHUKKAL (TAMIL NEW YEAR)

HAPPY VAISAKHI (PUNJABI NEW YEAR)

HAPPY VISHU (MALAYALEE NEW YEAR)

HAPPY POHELA BOISHAKH (BENGALI NEW YEAR)

HAPPY BOHAG BIHU (ASSAMESE NEW YEAR)

HAPPY PANA SANKRANTI (ODIYA NEW YEAR)

Also HAPPY SONGKRAN to the Thai, Cambodian, Burmese, Laotian, Myanmar, Vietnamese, Sri Lankan, etc.

All these New Year Festivities coincide with Makara Sankranti the event when the sun transits into Makara Rashi or Capricorn zodiac. It is a most auspicious day of the Hindu calendar.

Photograph: A priest at the Ladang Rinching Mahamariamman¬† temple reading out the Panchaangam (Hindu calendar and almanac) to devotees at the temple’s Tamil Putthaandu celebration.

Sittam Param

Writer, poet, dramatist and former journalist. I have passion for art in all its forms hence my involvement in this portal.

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