Monday, 9 July 2018

Onam

Onam

Onam is one of the biggest festivals in Kerala. Onam festival is in the Malayali month "Chingam". People believe that On Onam the king Mahabali will come to visit every house of Malayalis. Onam is a major annual event for Malayali people in and outside Kerala. Onam lasts for ten days and brings out the best of Kerala culture and tradition.

Onam

Onam Games

There are so many Onam games on Onam festival. There are plenty of games that people play on the day of Onam like:

1.Onakalikal
2.Talappanthukali
3.Kayyankali
4.Kayyankali

Onam Attractions

Onam festival starts 10 days prior to the actual date of the festival. People start decorating their residences with beautiful flower arrangements days before the festival

1.Pookalam
2.Vallamkali Boat Race

Legend Behind The Festival

According to the Hindu mythology, Mahabali was the great great grandson of a Brahmin sage named Kashyapa, the great-grandson of demonic dictator Hiranyakashipu, and the grandson of Vishnu devotee Prahlada. The Legend Mahabali came into power by defeating the gods and taking over 3 worlds.

Onam



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