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December 6, 2012 at 1:25 am #48940
I want the list of 10 days of festivals during Onam in KeralaSeptember 13, 2013 at 7:26 pm #1032203
Praveen Kumar MyakalaKeymaster
Onam is the main and the most revered festival of Kerala, the state well known as God’s own country. Onam is a harvest festival and is celebrated with joy and happiness all over the state by people of all communities and also across everywhere in the world where ever a malayali lives. In 2013, Onam festival date is September 16. Read more here – https://hindupad.com/onam/onam-is-a-festival-of-grand-onasadhya-pookalam/September 13, 2013 at 7:29 pm #1032204
One to five days of Onam festival in Kerala
On the first day of Onam, it is believed that King Mahabali starts his preparations to descend from heaven to Kerala on this day. Elephant processions, folk art presentations, music and dancing make this day a spectacular event which attracts tourist. Read more here – https://hindupad.com/onam/one-to-five-days-of-onam-festival-in-kerala/September 13, 2013 at 7:30 pm #1032205
Six to Ten days of Onam festival in Kerala
On the sixth day, it is Thriketa during which the schools and public offices starts issuing holidays and people starts packing their bags to their native homes to celebrate the festival with their dear ones.September 13, 2013 at 7:31 pm #1032206
Specialty of boats during ‘Vallam Kali’
Another important attraction of Kerala is ‘Vallam kali’, means the boat race. It is the largest team sport of the world. This is an immensely beautiful event of Kerala. During their most prestigious occasion-Onam this event is conducted actually. The beauty, the excitement, the enthusiasm, courage is extra ordinary of this event.
https://hindupad.com/onam/specialty-of-boats-during-vallam-kali/September 13, 2013 at 7:32 pm #1032207
History of Onam Festival
It is this visit of Mahabali that is celebrated as Onam every year. People make all efforts to celebrate the festival in a grand way and impress upon their dear King that they are happy and wish him well.
https://hindupad.com/onam/history-of-onam-festival/September 13, 2013 at 7:33 pm #1032208
Pookalam (Athapoovu): Decorative Floral designs for Onam Festival
In the state of Kerala, a Hindu festival Onam also called Vamana Jayanthi is celebrated which falls in the months of August-September and lasts for ten days. During this festival, apart from various other arrangements, the courtyards of every household are decorated with Pookalams.
https://hindupad.com/onam/pookalam-athapoovu-decorative-floral-designs-for-onam-festival/September 13, 2013 at 7:34 pm #1032209
How Onam festival is celebrated
Onam is one of the most important festivals for the Keralites across the globe. Traditionally, the day begins at 4 am with family members cleaning the front-yard.