History of Onam Festival

Story goes that during the reign of mighty asura (demon) king, Mahabali, Kerala witnessed its golden era. Everybody in the state was happy and prosperous and king was highly regarded by his subjects. Apart from all his virtues, Mahabali had one shortcoming. He was egoistic. This weakness in Mahabali’s character was utilized by Gods to […]

Onam and Hindu Religious History

onam pookalam design

Onam is the biggest and grandest festival in Kerala (India).  Considered as a harvest festival, the event is celebrated with complete enthusiasm and passion not only in Kerala, but amongst Malyalees living in various parts of the world. It is believed that the virtuous spirit of King Mahabali visits Kerala. Folk arts performances, grand celebrations, […]