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 likely one of the most essential festivals within the Tamil calendar and ushers within the beginning of the auspicious month ‘Thai’ throughout which marriages are held and new enterprise ventures initiated. It is well known grandly by the individuals.
Bhagwat taught a couplet on possession of self restraint from Tirukkural, authored by Tamil savant Tiruvalluvar, to a woman of the RSS functionary’s household to whom he paid a shock go to.
The RSS chief recited the Kural which means “the wound burnt by hearth might heal however not the one by the tongue.”
And the woman responded to him by quoting a couplet on gratitude from the Tamil basic.
Videos posted by a senior RSS functionary on 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 strains with the Tamil custom, supplied 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 evaluate the organisation’s work with native functionaries.