Pongal or Thai Pongal is a four-day festivity celebrated in southern India specifically in Tamil Nadu. Pongal literally means ‘to boil or overflow,’ and it is joyous event of the year, which is dedicated to display gratitude towards gods for the abundance of harvest. Generally, the region observes holidays for these four days, and the schools and colleges remain closed.  Pongal is also the name of famous south Indian dish made of milk and rice that makes the day even special. Each day of celebration is focused on a different purpose and reason. Following are the days of celebration with dates of 2023.

  • Bhogi Pongal-  14th January 2023
  • Surya Pongal- 15th January 2023
  • Mattu Pongal- 16th January 2023
  • Kaanum Pongal- 17th January 2023

Pongal celebration is incomplete with family and friends around. The joy of having delicious food, ethnic dress, and worship is amplified when we share Harvest season wishes with others. And you can do it too by sharing thoughtful and touching Pongal wishes 2023 that are not just forward but carry your true heartfelt wishes. Here you will find selected Happy Pongal quotes and wishes.

Harvest Festival Wishes & Quotes in Tamil for Friends and Family

Pongal is the harvest festival celebrated in Tamil Nadu. This is also known as Makar Sankranti, Sankranti, Lohri, Uttarayan and by other names. Here we have collected heartfelt Pongal wishes in Tamil 2023 that you can share with family and friends. Have a look at the Pongal quotes in Tamil.

பொங்கல் திருநாள் அனைவருக்கும் உடல்நலத்தையும், மகிழ்ச்சியையும் தரட்டும். கடினமாக உழைத்து வரும் நமது விவசாய பெருங்குடி மக்களின் வாழ்வில் வளத்தை கொண்டு வந்து சேர்க்கட்டும்

அன்பு பொங்க, ஆசைகள் பொங்க, இன்பம் பொங்க, இனிமை பொங்க என்றும் உங்கள் வீட்டில் மகிழ்ச்சி பொங்க பொங்கலோ பொங்கல் வாழ்த்துகள்!

பொங்கல் திருவிழா நாளை தொடங்குகிறது. முதல் பண்டிகையாக போகி தொடங்கி, தைப் பொங்கல், மாட்டுப் பொங்கல், உழவர் திருநாள் என வரிசைக் கட்டி வரும் பண்டிகைக்கு வாழ்த்துகளை பரிமாறுவது இயல்பான ஒன்று.

வருகிறது புது பொங்கல் வளம் தரும் தை பொங்கல் காளைகள் சீறிப்பாய காத்துக்கிடக்கு வாடி வாசல் அரிசி மாவில் கோலமிட்டு ஜொலிக்கிறது வீடு வாசல்

பொங்கல் அன்று நலமும் வளமும் என்றும் சூழ்ந்திட !அன்னைத் தமிழ் மணம் பரப்பி வாழ்ந்திட வாழ்த்துகிறோம் !!!

அறுவடைத் திருநாளாம் பொங்கல் நன்னாளில், தமிழர்கள் வாழ்வில் அன்பும் அமைதியும் நிலவட்டும், நலமும், வளமும் பெருகட்டும்

கடன் வாங்கி தவிக்கும் உழவன் உள்ளுக்குள் பொங்குகின்றான்.. காசு பணம் சேர்த்து வைத்தவன் இல்லத்தில் பொங்குகின்றான்.

இது உழவர்கான நாள், சூரியனுக்கான நாள், எல்லா மகிழ்ச்சியும் கொண்டு நீங்கள் வாழ எங்கள் இனிய பொங்கல் வாழ்த்துக்கள்!

குடும்பத்தில் ஒற்றுமை நிலவ, அமைதி மேலோங்க, எல்லாமும் எப்பொழுதும் பெற்று வாழ, இனிய பொங்கல் தின வாழ்த்துக்கள்!

அறிவு, மகிழ்ச்சி, வெற்றி, புனிதம், வெற்றி கொடுக்கும் வேலை,

இவையனைத்தும் இந்த இனிய பொங்கல் குறைவில்லாமல் உங்கள் வாழ்வில் கொண்டு வரட்டும், பொங்கல் வாழ்த்துக்கள்!

பொங்கல் பொங்கும் மங்கலம் எங்கும் தங்கிட! நலமும் வளமும் என்றும் சூழ்ந்திட !அன்னைத் தமிழ் மணம் பரப்பி வாழ்ந்திட வாழ்த்துகிறோம் !

தை திருநாளில் நாம் உண்ண உணவு அளிக்கும் இயற்கை அன்னைக்கும், உழவர்களுக்கும் என்றும் மனமார்ந்த நன்றியை தெரிவித்துக் கொள்வோம். பொங்கல் நல்வாழ்த்துகள்.

Pongal Wishes in English for Bhogi Festival for 2023

The first day of the Pongal festival is called Bhogi Pongal, and it is dedicated to god Indra. This day people light up a bonfire to follow the tradition of throwing old things in the bonfire, which is made of wood and cow dung cakes. Bhogi Pongal is a joyful occasion when family gather together and show their gratitude for the past year’s blessings. So this year, spread these harvest festival wishes among your near and dear ones. Let’s celebrate the occasion and share the thoughtful Pongal wishes and quotes.

May the joyous festival of harvest bring joy and good luck aplenty to you and your loved ones. Happy Pongal.

May the auspicious festival of Pongal erase all your troubles and sorrows, and may you live the happiest life. A very happy Pongal to you and your loved ones.

May the festival of Pongal fill your life with sweetness! May God bless you with peace, prosperity, and happiness in your life. I wish you a Happy Bhogi Pongal.

Let the bonfires burn away evil, May goodness enter your lives. Happy Bhogi Pongal.

I wish this Pongal connects you to the brightest of moments. May you reach new heights on this auspicious occasion. Here’s wishing you a very happy Pongal.

May your dreams be fulfilled this year May your home flourishes with happiness and wealth. Happy Bhogi Sankranti.

Let good luck and smiles fill your homes this time. Wish you a great Bhogi Pongal.

With great cheerfulness, zeal and brightest rays of joy and hope, I wish you and your family a very happy and prosperous Pongal.

Let us greet, meet, and eat together on this auspicious occasion with these beautiful decorations and kolams. Wish you a very Happy Pongal!

May the harvest festival guarantee you always have the best food and best life. Greetings on Pongal!

Pongal Quotes and Greetings for Surya Festival 

The second day of the Pongal celebration is called Surya Pongal, and as the name suggests, it is dedicated to the sun god. It is also called Thai Pongal, and people show gratitude to the sun for their crops’ bountiful harvest. This day, the famous Pongal sweet dish is made with rice and milk, and people also decorate their houses and the door entrances with beautiful Kolam rangoli designs. Go through the wishes and quotes below and pick the apt greetings to share with people around you.

Offer the Sun God all your warmth. And evoke blessings for one and all. May you be blessed in all that you do. And success is yours, big and small. Happy Pongal

On this special day of the year never forget to celebrate the gifts of life. Show your gratitude to the almighty for every little thing that you have from head to toe. Happy Pongal!

May the sweetness of jaggery, milk and dry fruits bring the sweetest wishes for you and your family. Happy Pongal!

On this special day of the year never forget to celebrate the gifts of life.

Show your gratitude to the almighty for every little thing that you have from head to toe. Happy Pongal!

Clean the mind of its dirty habits. Burn them up, with a wise and firm resolve to tread path of truth, love and purity from this Pongal. Happy Surya Pongal

Happy hour of pongal is just a steep away let the colors of pongal brighten up your day. Happy pongal.

As the sun starts northward journey. He makes all the happiness of throughout this year. I wish you and your family a Very Happy Pongal.

May your life be blessed with love. May your life be blessed with wealth. May your life be blessed with happiness. Happy Surya Pongal!

Happy Pongal Wishes 2023 for Mattu Festival

Mattu Pongal is the third day of the celebration. On this day people offer prayers to cows, bull and other agricultural animals. The myth goes around it according to which Shiva punished Basava to come to earth and help people produce food by ploughing. On this auspicious festival, you can share the prosperity wishes to the family and friends in your life. If you find it hard to get apt wishes, you can go through the listed Pongal greetings, wishes and quotes given below.

May the sweetness of overflowing milk and sugarcane fill your life with happiness and prosperity. Wishing you a very happy Pongal.

Let us greet, meet, and eat together on this auspicious occasion with these beautiful decorations and kolams. Wish you a very Happy Pongal!

Hope this festival marks the beginning of a happy season, that is joyous and cheerful and one which brings with it good luck and prosperity for always. Greetings on Pongal!

May every colour of this festival season fill your home and heart with lots of happiness. Happy Pongal!

Hope you rejoice in the charm of your tradition! Wish you & your family a very Happy Mattu Pongal!

As you offer thanks to the hero of your farmland – the Cattle, May the festival of Pongal which heralds the beginning of harvest season Bring you happiness, joy, prosperity and wealth. Pongalo Pongal!

As you celebrate the festival of Pongal, with a lot of fervor and cheer, this warm greeting comes your way, with a world of good wishes for every joy and happiness.

Harvest Festival Greetings for Kaanum Special Whatsapp Status

The last day of the Pongal festival is called Kaanum Festival. It is a beautiful time of the year where people socialize by visiting each other’s houses. This is the day to relax, enjoy, and send thoughtful messages to one and all. Now the easiest way to wish everyone in your contact list is by putting the Whatsapp status. Find the selected wishes & quotes on Pongal festival in english listed below:

Welcome and celebrate the Pongal festival with heart filled with happiness and gratitude. May this festival bring bountiful harvest usher brighter days ahead. Happy Pongal Festival. 

It’s time to celebrate prosperity. May the festival bring happiness in your life. So celebrate the festival of abundance. Pongalo Pongal! 

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

Begin this year with love and smile forget all worries for a while wish you happiness and all the cheers let’s celebrate Have a wonderful Pongal.

May this Pongal fill your life with bounties of happiness wealth and goodwill. Happy Pongal 2023.

This year celebrate the Pongal festival with great joy and happiness as we could sail through tough days of past year. Happy Pongal.

May the festival of the harvest season be one that brings along with it, all that’s best and everything you are so deserving of. Have a memorable Pongal.

Love grows when we share like prosperity when you share the riches we get form the above. May you have beautiful days of this Pongal festival.

May you find what you are looking for. May all your dreams come true. May this Pongal festival shower blessings. May all the best be exposed to you. Happy Kaanum Pongal.

Pongal Wishes in English for Harvest Festival

Like other harvest festivals celebrated across the country, Pongal celebrates the crop harvest and the beginning of summer days. It is significant festival majorly celebrated in Tamil Nadu. Here are some Pongal festival quotes, wishes and greeting that you can use to spread the joy of festive.

As the Sun starts its journey towards the north, it makes all joyous moments of this year come to life. Wishing you and your family a very Happy Pongal.

A year has departed, a new year has started, we have awaited for a festival, elated mistake are corrected. So let’s rejoice in the festivity of Pongal. 

Sending my warmest wishes to your family as you merrily celebrate this festival and welcome the harvest season. I wish you everything that this auspicious occasion is meant to bring. Stay happy and joyful and I wish that this festival add a new freshness into your life. Have fun and happy year ahead!

Sending you out the most fortunate warm wishes on the happy occasion of Pongal, have lots of fun and enjoy your every moment. Happy Pongal!

Love, blessings and a lot of prosperity. These are my Pongal wishes for now and eternity. As the sun starts northward journey. He makes all the happiness of throughout this year. I wish you and your family a Very Happy Makar Sankranti.

Between beautiful kolams and auspicious decoration, let us meet, greet and, of course, eat, Happy Pongal!

May the decorations of your life never fade away, and you always have glistening lights, colorful paintings in your house indicating success stories that keep on following you.

Share love and happiness with young and elders to build the foundation of great family. Happy Pongal to my lovely family.

Pongal and Makar Sankranti Wishes in Telugu for FB Posts

Go through the Pongal and Makar Sankranti wishes in Telugu, which you can share with your friends.

ఈ సంక్రాంతి మీ జీవితాన్ని ఆనందం, శ్రేయస్సు మరియు సంపద రంగులతో ప్రకాశింపజేయండి. సూర్యుడు తన ఆశీర్వాదాలను మీకు మరియు మీ కుటుంబానికి ప్రసాదిస్తాడు.

మీకు, మీ కుటుంబానికి సంక్రాంతి శుభాకాంక్షలు. మీ ఇల్లు ఆనందనిలయమై సుఖసంతోషాలతో నిండి ఉండాలని మనసారా కోరుకుంటున్నా.

ఈ మకర సంక్రాంతి మన స్నేహాన్ని, గాలిపటాలను ఆకాశంలో ఎత్తండి. రండి, మనం, భాగస్వామి, కలిసి ఈ రోజు స్కైస్ క్లియర్ చేద్దాం.

మీకు మరియు మీ కుటుంబ సభ్యులకు మకర సంక్రాంతికి చాలా హృదయపూర్వక శుభాకాంక్షలు. ఈ పండుగ మీకు చాలా ఆనందం, ఉత్సాహం మరియు శక్తిని తెస్తుందని నేను ఆశిస్తున్నాను.

మీకు చాలా హ్యాపీ మకర సంక్రాంతి శుభాకాంక్షలు మరియు మీరు లక్ష్మీ దేవిని ఆశీర్వదించండి. ఈ రోజు ఉల్లాసం మరియు ఉత్సాహంతో నిండిన హృదయంతో జరుపుకుంటారని నేను ఆశిస్తున్నాను. సంతోషంగా ఉండండి మరియు ఆనందించండి!


The four days festival of Pongal is celebrated in great zeal and joy. It marks the beginning of Tai month when sun enters the zodiac Capricorn or Makar. If you are with your near and dear ones or away from home, Pongal festival is incomplete without Pongal or Huggi dish. In this joyous time of the year, spread best wishes and greetings with the loved ones.


1. When is Pongal festival 2023?

Pongal will begin on 15th January 2023, and it will go till 18th January 2023.

2. What are the 4 days of Pongal 2023?

Bhogi Pongal, Surya Pongal, and Maattu Pongal are four days of Pongal celebration. This year it will begin on 15th January and go upto 18th January 2023.

3. What should we do for Pongal?

This Pongal festival, go for traditional Pongal sweet dish, make Kolam rangoli designs, and organize prayer at home.

4. Which god is worshipped on Pongal?

Sun god is worshipped on Pongal that is celebrated across Tamil Community.

5. What is Pongal called in Andhra Pradesh?

Pongal is also called Pedda Panduga in Andra Pradesh.

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