- On this auspicious day, women put rangoli with a representation of Sun God with 7 horses in a chariot. Eurkkam Leaf (Arka Leaf) is an another important aspect in this day. Married women will take holy bath by placing 7 erukkam leaves on their body along with a pinch of turmeric and pacharisi(Raw rice) on top of the leaf. One leaf is kept on the head, two on the shoulders, two on the knees and two on the foot while having a bath. Men will take bath with only erukkam leaves and rice without turmeric.
- People worship to Lord Surya and prepare Sakkarai Pongal and Vadai for neivedhyam along with coconut, beetle leaves and banana.
|Sweet Rice Pongal (Sarkarai Pongal)||Medhuvadai|