RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday participated in Pongal celebrations right here and made a shock go to to the home of a functionary of the organisation the place he recited a couplet from Tamil basic Tirukkural. He additionally carried out a ‘gau puja’ (cow worship).
Pongal is without doubt one of the most necessary festivals in the Tamil calendar and ushers in the beginning of the auspicious month ‘Thai’ throughout which marriages are held and new enterprise ventures initiated. It’s celebrated grandly by the folks.
Bhagwat taught a couplet on possession of self restraint from Tirukkural, authored by Tamil savant Tiruvalluvar, to a lady of the RSS functionary’s household to whom he paid a shock go to.
The RSS chief recited the Kural that means “the wound burnt by hearth could heal however not the one by the tongue.”
And the lady responded to him by quoting a couplet on gratitude from the Tamil basic.
Movies posted by a senior RSS functionary in this regard went viral on social media.
Earlier, Bhagwat clad in dhoti and with sacred ash (vibuthi) and vermilion (kumkum) smeared on his brow in traces with the Tamil custom, provided prayers at Sri Kadumbadi Chinnamman Temple in Ponniammanmedu right here and took part in group Pongal celebrations.
He carried out a gau puja (cow worship) earlier than kickstarting the Pongal celebrations, throughout his two-day go to to Tamil Nadu which concludes on Friday.
Bhagwat will later assessment the organisation’s work with native functionaries.
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