Thai Pongal showcases great human values - Speaker | Sunday Observer

Thai Pongal showcases great human values - Speaker

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya, wishing all Hindus celebrating the festival of Thai Pongal in the world on January 15, said the thanksgiving ritual of the community towards the sun and nature as a whole is one that showcases great human values.

In his message, the Speaker said that thanking, helping one another, mutual cooperation and wishing prosperity for the society during the Thai Pongal festival is an important and timely message to the world.

“A thousand years before being proven by modern science, our ancestors understood that the existence of all life on earth is based on the strength of the Sun.”

According to Hindu Religious beliefs, after reaping the harvest, Thai Pongal is a remarkable cultural festival which gives thanks to the Sun.”

“As the community which marks a new beginning, I wish the Tamils in Sri Lanka and around the world a prosperous Thai Pongal,” the message said.