Tamil New Year Wishes, Quotes, Greetings and images in great demand

April 14, 2015, By Priyanka Agarwal

People in states like, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal will celebrate their regional New Year on April 14 and 15, 2015.

As per belief, this year will mark the first day of the regional calenders in these Indian states. In Kerala, the festival is called Vishu, and it is celebrated with grandeur. Pohela Boishakh is the name of this festival in Bengal, while it is known as ‘Puthandu’ in Tamil Nadu.

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Vishu is the most popular festival in Kerala after Onam, and people irrespective of religious barriers used to celebrate this festival. Tamil new year images.

The festival begins with ‘Vishu Kani’ where people will see good things along with the statue of Krishna in the early morning.

Hindus in Kerala believe that seeing this on Vishu day will bring huge amount of prosperity for the next 365 days. Check Tamil New Year greeting here.

Elder people used to give Vishu Kaineetam (Money or Clothes) to the younger ones in their family as a part of Vishu. Temples like Guruvayoor Sri Krishna Kshethram and Sabarimala Aiyappa Temple will be flooded with devotees during the Vishu day.

In Tamil Nadu, people used to celebrate ‘Puthandu’ by wishing ‘Puuthandu Vaazhthukkal’. They used to arrange various precious things and fruits in a plate during the ‘Puthandu’ eve, and they used to see it as the first thing in next day morning. Feast and decorations will be also there as a part of ‘Puthandu’ celebrations.

In Bengal, people used to greet people by saying Shubho Noboborsho. Special poojas and rituals will be conducted in festival during this time.

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