During the Pongal festival women adorn the entrance of their houses with colorful images known as kolams. Intricate patterns and cows are decorated with colorful flowers and powders drawn along the entire street in the Indian city of Pondicherry.
Pongal is a four-days-long harvest festival celebrated in Tamil Nadu, a southern state of India, a traditional occasion for giving thanks to nature, for celebrating the life cycles that give us grain.
The third day is known as Mattu Pongal, the day of Pongal for cows.
During the festival Pongal, women adorn the entrance of their houses with colorful kolams. Large patterns, cows, decorated with colorful flowers and powders are drawn, crowding the entire street.