Tamil New Year Wishes: TNY aka Puthandu is going to be celebrated on April 14 in 2020. Generally, it is observed on similar date. It marks the first day of the Tamil New Year as per the Hindu lunisolar calendar. Seeing its significance, this day is marked as a holiday in both Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka.
Like Diwali and auspicious festivals, people in Tamil Nadu clean their homes, offer prayers, and eat well-cooked food. Tamilians come together to celebrate it with much pomp and enthusiasm.
Puthandu 2020 date and timings
According to the Drik Panchang, following is the auspicious time for Puthandu 2020:
Day and date: Tuesday, 14 April 2020
Sunrise timing: 6:22 am
Sunset timing: 6:56 pm
Sankranti moment: 8:39 pm on 13 April
Rituals and significance of Puthandu
On this day, people wake up a little earlier than usual to take a bath. Then, as usual, they wear new clothes and arrange three fruits – jackfruit, banana, and mango. Apart from these fruits, they place silver or gold jewellery, money, arecanut, betel leaves, and flowers on the same tray.
This ritual is known as Kanni. According to them, it bring happiness and prosperity to them. Tamil people decorate houses, and the festival is celebrated with family and friends. Generally, there are two dishes made on Puhandu – one sour and one sweet. Another special addition could be rice kheer or pal payasam.
Why is Puthandu celebrated?
As per the legends/mythology, Lord Brahma created the universe on this day. He is one of the Holy Trinity in the Hinduism. As mentioned in the Negotiable Instruments Act of 1881, Puthandu is a part of 23 public holidays of Tamil Nadu. Besides India, the festival is also celebrated in countries like Sri Lanka, Mauritius, Singapore, and Malaysia.
Happy Tamil New Year 2020 Wishes, Greetings, Quotes, SMS Messages, WhatsApp Status
- Good fortune, good health and a wonderful life.These are wished for you this Tamil NewYear.
- Puthandu Vazthukal has come to shower blessings on your welcome it by heart
- Sending my warmest greetings to you this newyear.
May you fulfil all of your new year’s resolutions.
- On this Tamil NewYear, I wish that you are showered with the best of divine blessings that fill your life with new opportunities and heart with eternal happiness.
- New Year means new beginning.
May you begin everything excellent and it gives you results that you desire.
Happy Tamil New Year.
- The dawn is about to break, to give light to a brighter road,
let us promise to take a step forward to spread happiness in everyone’s life.
- May this year’s Puthanndu bring in abundance, joy and prosperity to your life.
Have a blessed Tamil NewYear!
- I wish you courage, hope and faith to overcome any challenge in life. May you have a great year and a wonderful time ahead.
- Another Puthandu knocks! Let us expel our worries and errors and start anew Puthandu Vazhtukal!
- Let this new year
Begins with a lot of Hopes
& Inspiration to you.
Eniya Puthandu Vazthukal !!!