Bhogi, Vaikuntha Ekadasi and Lohri 2022

Varadaraja Perumal Kanchi Bhogi

South Indians celebrate Bhogi and Vaikuntha Ekadasi today. North Indians celebrate Lohri. The last day of the month of Margazhi.

Boghi, Thai Pongal, Kanu Pidi, Kaanum Pongal … four days of harvesting!

In many places across India, Jan 13th to Jan 16th is celebrated by different names, as “harvest” festivals. On Jan 13th, TamilNadu celebrates it as Boghi Pandigai and Punjab celebrated it as Lohri. The concept is similar – we build a bonfire of old stuff and symbolically let go of old hurts, bad behaviour and … Read more