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Onam Rituals & Customs of Kerala Harvest Fest

Onam Rituals – Kerala Culture & Traditions

Onam Rituals: The harvest festival of Kerala – Onam – is celebrated with zeal and great fanfare by Malayalees all over the state, India and abroad. It is an enthralling carnival during the festive season, when people indulge themselves in merrymaking by playing a number of games, shopping, feasting, dances and taking part in the community events wherein cultural programs …

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10 Days of Onam Festival in Kerala State

10 Days of Onam – Kerala Culture & Tradition

10 Days of Onam: The state festival of Kerala, Onam, is a ten-day carnival for all the Malayalees residing in different parts of India and abroad. The festivities, which start from the Attam nakshatram of Chingam (the first Malayalam month) last until Thiruvonam, the tenth day of Onam. In many parts of Kerala, Avittam and Chatayam (the days following Thiruvonam) …

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Onam Songs: Onapattukal Malayalam Songs

Onam Songs – Kerala Culture & Tradition

Onam Songs: Onapattukal Malayalam Songs: The harvest and state festival of Kerala (India) – Onam – is celebrated with pomp and gaiety by Malayalees all over the world. It is a ten-day carnival, when people in Kerala indulge themselves in the preparations for welcoming their legendary king – Mahabali. Songs are sung during the festive season, to spread good cheer …

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Onam Quotes And Sayings For Students

Onam Quotes For Students And Children

Onam Quotes And Sayings For Students: Celebrated for ten days in the month of Chingam (the first month as per the Malayalam calendar), Onam is an important festival for every Malayalee. It is the festival, which every Malayalam speaking person relates to him / her and his / her homeland – Kerala (India). The festival banishes all the barriers of …

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Onam Feast: Kerala Culture & Tradition on Onam

Onam Feast - Kerala Culture & Tradition

Onam Feast: Onam, the state festival of Kerala (India), is celebrated with great fanfare, by the Malayalees all over the world. While Thiruvonam (the tenth day) is the important day of the festival, the celebrations continue until chatayam, in many parts of the state. A number of rituals are followed during the festival. Although the rituals of Onam are purely …

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Onam Celebrations: Kerala Culture & Traditions

Onam Celebrations - Kerala Culture & Traditions

The state festival of Kerala – Onam – is celebrated with zeal by the Malayalees in the state as well as in different parts of the world. Marked with fun and fervor, the celebrations of the festival comprise of a wonderful spectrum of rituals and traditions followed by the people. The most important day of the festival is Thiruvonam (the …

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Onam Legends: Kerala Culture & Tradition

Onam Legends - Kerala Culture & Tradition

Onam Legends: Onam – the festival of harvest – is celebrated with high spirits and enthusiasm in Kerala (Indian State) and the Malayalees all over the world. The air is filled with festivity, which starts from Attam (the first day of the festival) and lasts until the culmination of the festival. Many days prior to the festival, the people indulge …

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Ganesh Chaturthi Date: Vinayaka Chaturthi Date

Ganesh Chaturthi Date: Hindu Culture & Traditions

Ganesh Chaturthi Date: Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated to honor Lord Ganesha. The festival falls in the Hindu month of Bhaadrapada, starting on the shukla chaturthi (fourth day of the waxing moon period). This corresponds to the month of August – September, according to the Gregorian calendar. It is believed Lord Ganesha, the Hindu elephant-deity, should be worshiped first. By doing …

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Ganesh Chaturthi Fast: Nirjal Or Phalahar Vrat

Ganesh Chaturthi Fast: Nirjal Or Phalahar Vrat

Ganesh Chaturthi Fast: Nirjal Or Phalahar Vrat – Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the well known Hindu festivals of India, celebrated with gusto. Just as Durga Puja is for Bengalis, Onam for Malayalees and Pongal for Tamilians, Ganesh Chaturthi is the most important festival for Marathis in the country. Hence, the festival is celebrated with great fanfare across Maharashtra. In …

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Ganesh Chaturthi Decorations & Pooja Pandals

Ganesh Chaturthi Decoration

Ganesh Chaturthi Decorations & Pooja Pandals: Ganesh Chaturthi is an important festival in the India. It is celebrated with extreme zeal and passion amongst the Hindus in the country. The objective of this festive celebration is to commemorate the birth of Lord Ganesha, the son of Lord Shiva and Parvati. This celebration was a homely affair before the year 1893 …

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