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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 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 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 Wishes For Students And Children

Onam Wishes – Kerala Culture & Tradition

Onam Wishes: The state festival of Kerala (India), Onam, is celebrated with zeal. All through the ten days of the festival, the air is filled with excitement, while people are busy in welcoming their King Mahabali. Feasting, laying Pookkalam (floral carpet) on floor, singing songs and shopping are the highlights of the festival. Malayalees from the nook and corner of …

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Onam Pookkalam: Kerala Flower Artwork Rangoli

Onam Pookkalam – Kerala Culture & Tradition

Onam is a colorful festival celebrated by Malayalees all over the world. It is the state festival of Kerala (India). Pookkalam, the floral decoration (also known as floral carpet) is one of the most important part of Onam, which is also a harvest festival. Simple as well as intricate floral designs are laid at the verandah of every household, on …

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वीर हकीकत राय का बलिदान

वीर हकीकत राय का बलिदान: Basant Panchami Legends

15 वर्ष के वीर हकीकत राय का बलिदान और उनके साथ ही सती हो जाने वाली उनकी पत्नी लक्ष्मी देवी के बलिदान की गाथा भी जुड़ी है वसंत पंचमी के साथ। बच्चों की एक छोटी-सी लड़ाई मृत्युदंड का कारण बनेगी ऐसा कभी किसी ने सोचा भी नहीं होगा परन्तु सन 1734 ई. के वसंत पंचमी के उत्सव पर मुगल बादशाह …

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Akshaya Tritiya Rituals In Hindus And Jains

Akshaya Tritiya Rituals: Hindu - Jain Culture & Traditions

Akshaya Tritiya Rituals In Hindus And Jains: Akshaya Tritiya or Akha Teej, also known as Navanna Parvam, is celebrated with full enthusiasm amongst the Jain and Hindu people on the third Tithi (Lunar day) of Bright Half (Shukla Paksha) of the traditional Hindu month of Vaishakha. Astrologically, the day depicts unique planetary positions of the Sun, Moon and Jupiter, as …

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Akshaya Tritiya Date and Time in India

Akshaya Tritiya Date: Hindu - Jain Culture & Traditions

Akshaya Tritiya, also known as Akha Teej, is one of the most auspicious days for Hindus and Jains and they celebrate it with much vigor and reverence. It’s a special occasion that happens once every year whereby the Sun and the Moon are in exalted positions, at the peak of their brightness, which usually happens in the month of late …

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