Onam is being celebrated on 21st August, Saturday. Onam is a Hindu festival celebrated by the people of Kerala. Onam is a Malayali festival celebrated by native speakers of Malayalam. According to the solar calendar followed by Malayalees, the festival of Onam is celebrated in the month of Chingam. Chingam month is known as Singha month in other solar calendars and Avani month in Tamil calendar. The day when the constellation Thiruvonam predominates in the month of Chingam is considered to be the day for Onam festival. The festival of Onam is celebrated in the memory of Vamana avatar of Vishnu and the arrival of the great emperor Mahabali.
Onam is the harvest festival of Kerala, celebrated for ten days in the month of Chingam (between August-September) of the Malayalam calendar, starting from the 22nd constellation Thiruvonam.
Onam is the harvest festival of Kerala, celebrated for ten days in the month of Chingam (between August-September) of the Malayalam calendar, starting from the 22nd constellation Thiruvonam. This year, it started from August 12, 2021 and will continue till August 23, 2021. However, the maid’s day of Onam, known as Thiruvonam, will be celebrated on August 21, 2021. This festival is also important as Onam. It is believed that the demon king Mahabali returned to Kerala on this day.
Onam 2021 Date.
Onam , celebrated as a festival of agriculture, has a lot of importance in Kerala. Since this is a special day for Malayali Hindus, its shade is also more visible in Kerala. Where it is celebrated with pomp. The legend behind celebrating this festival is directly related to King Bali. It is a festival of happiness for the farmers because on this occasion they thank them for their crops. Farmers celebrate this festival in the joy of a good harvest and in the hope of a good harvest in the future. Many events are organized on this occasion in Kerala which are quite famous, which include Kathakali dance and snake boat race.
Happy Onam wishes.
Onam celebrates the annual journey of Asura King Mahabali from Patalok. It is believed that on the day of Onam, Asura King Mahabali visits every Malayalee home and meets his people. Onam festival begins on Atham day (the day when Atham Nakshatra predominates) and continues for the next 10 days till Thiruvonam day. People in Kerala celebrate this day with great pomp.
Eliminate hatred from your heart and love everyone, Please accept our best wishes on Onam.
On this day people like to spend time with their loved ones and relatives. On this day people wish their relatives and close ones by sending wishes and messages, you can wish by sending Greetings, Messages and Shayari given below.
This lovely festival of Onam, Will bring immense happiness in life, Mahabali Viraje at your door, onam greetings.
The harvest festival ‘Onam’ is celebrated every year in Kerala and around the world by the Malayalee community. King Mahabali returned to Kerala on the first day of Onam, also known as Uttaradam.
Happiness overflows, fun never be slow, May there be a shower of wealth and fame, May your onam festival be like this
Every year King Bali comes to the homes of the people of Kerala on the day of Onam, so to welcome him, the people of Kerala make Rangoli outside the house and celebrate this festival by making sweet dishes. We wish you all a Happy Onam!
Blessed from elders, With the help of loved ones, get happiness from the world, Wealth received from the Lord, This is what we pray from heart, happy onam
It is a festival of happiness for the farmers because on this occasion they thank them for their crops. Many events are held in Kerala on this occasion which are quite famous, including Kathakali dance and snake boat race.
Onam Festival In Your Life, bring happiness, prosperity and success, Happy Onam to all of you.
Special things related to Onam festival.
- Starting from 12 August, Onam will last for one month i.e. till 23 August 2021. Whose main festival will be celebrated on August 21.
- Thiruonam Nakshatra will start from 9.24 pm on 20th August. On the next day i.e. 21st of August, this constellation will continue till 8.21 pm.
- Trikkakara Temple located in Kerala is the only temple from where the celebration of this festival begins.
- Dishes are prepared on the occasion of Onam. But there is also a condition that the number of dishes should not be less than 20.
- The tradition of making Rangoli happens in many festivals like this. But the rangoli made on Onam is different from all of them. Because colors are not used in it, rather this rangoli is decorated only with flowers.
- There is also a tradition of dancing around this Rangoli. This dance named Thiruvathira Kali is usually performed by the girls of the house.
- The special thing is that a circle is increased every day in the Rangoli called Pookalam. In this way, a small Rangoli takes the form of a big Pookalam by the end of Onam.
- This Rangoli has a special significance on Onam. In the midst of this, idols of Vamana avatar of Lord Vishnu, King Bali and his bodyguards are installed. These idols are specially made from raw clay for this festival.
- The famous Puli Kali of Kerala which is called Tiger Dance and Kummatikali in which dance is done by wearing a mask. It happens on this festival.
- atham pathinu ponnonam
- Maveli Nadu Vanidum Kalam – Onappapattu
- Paranirai Ponnalakkum
- uthradpoovnilwe wa
- Pookalam Kannuna Poomaram Pol
- Chingathile Chendumallikkodi
- Thiruvona Pularithan
Recognition of Onam festival.
The belief of this festival is related to King Bali. Who is considered a powerful and just king of Kerala. It is said that the people in his kingdom were very happy and prosperous. The story of Vamana, told in the Puranas, is related to King Bali. Who established the rule over the three worlds with his strength. Lord Vishnu took the incarnation of Vamana to remove him from heaven. Since then it is believed that King Bali comes once on earth. Know the condition of your people. The time which is believed to be their arrival on earth, the same time is celebrated as Onam.
The festival of Onam is celebrated with great pomp and gaiety.
The festival of Onam is celebrated with great pomp and gaiety. Every year, various activities like Vallam Kali (Boat Race), Pulikali (Tiger Dance), Pookalam (Flower Rangoli), Kazhachakkula (Kela Prasad), Onathappan (Worship), Thumbi Thullal (Female Dance), Kummatikali (Mask Dance) Onathallu (martial arts), Onavillu (music), Onam Kali, tug of war, Onapottan (costumes), Atchamayam (folk songs and dances) are held for 10 days on Onam. However, this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic situation across the state, there may be some restrictions in the celebration.
the festival is also famous for its variety of food items.
Apart from the activities, the festival is also famous for its variety of food items which includes 24 traditional dishes. Dishes include Kaya Varutthu (Banana Chips), Chhena Varutthu (Yam Chips), Sarkara Upari (Jaggery Coated Banana Chips), Mango Pickle, Lime Pickle, Puli Enji (Tamarind and Ginger Chutney), Khichdi (Lightly Spicy Yogurt) in gourd).
Pachadi (a curd curry curry), Olan (Gourd with black beans in coconut milk gravy), Thiyal (mixed vegetable gravy), Erisari (mashed beans and pumpkin with coconut gravy), Avial, Pulisari (curd based curry), buckwheat curry (black gram curry), sambar, rasam, spicy buttermilk, banana, puffed red boiled rice, and idiyappam (string hopper).
For the unskilled, King Mahabali was a kind king who loved his people dearly. Seeing this the gods got worried and requested Lord Vishnu to help him eliminate the demon king. Lord Vishnu took his fifth incarnation of a Brahmin dwarf named Vamana and helped the gods to bring back the sanctity of the city. This festival is mainly celebrated through the Malayali speaking natives in the state.