Nanri! – dosaikal completes a year!

  Nanri is a very special word in Tamil language…it means Thankyou. Today,  ‘dosaikal’ completes a year, it is truly a very happy feeling.  As a child grows up, parents remember the elated emotion when the child was born… but from a new born to infant, infant to toddler, toddler to pre-schooler, pre-schooler to schooler and an…

Thai Pongal – The Harvest Festival and Sarkkarai Pongal

Pongal is the harvest festival of the Tamils. After the tamil month – Maargazhi, comes Thai (not pronounced as in Thailand. Pronounced as in thigh). It marks the end of the harvest season.  According to the tamil seasons – the month of Thai falls in Mun Pani Kaalam – early winter. These are the tamil seasons classified…