Onam Festival, 29 August 2012 (Thiruvonam)

Today, 29 August 2012 is Onam Festival (Thiruvonam) in Kerala. Celebrated in Chingam Masam as per Malayalam calendar, Onam brings harvest for the God’s own land. Onam is a festival celebrated as King Mahabali’s home coming. Onam is associated with the legend of Lord Vamana and King Maveli (Mahabali). This ostentatious festival is celebrated during […]

9 September 2011, Thiruvonam or Onam Festival in Kerala, Today

Today, 9 September 2011 is Onam or Thiruvonam festival in Kerala. Thiruonam Nakshatram day in Chingam month is celebrated as Onam festival in Malayalam calendar. This is a 10-day festival starts on Atham day in the same month. But nowadays, it is celebrated for 2-3 days only. First Onam date in 2011 was September 8. […]