Onam Is One Of The Best Festivals Of India. In Kerala Onam Is Not A Mere Festival But A Very Big Occasion. Onam Reflects The Faith Of People In God. Onam Is Said To Be A Harvest Festival. At The Time Of Onam In Kerala Fields Are Full Of Golden Paddy. Onam Is Celebrated In The Month Of Aug Or Sept As Per The Georgian Calendar. Onam Lasted For Ten Days And During This Festival Boat Race, Kaikottikkali Is Held As A Part Of The Onam Festival. Onam Is Celebrated To Welcome Their King Bali Who Was Blessed By The Fifth Encarnation Of Lord Vishnu As "Vaman".Lord Vaman Blessed Mahabali So That He Could Come To Meet His Beloved People Once In A Year And So Is This Day Celebrated As The Great Onam Festival.

Celebration Method Of Onam-

  • Atham- First Day Of Onam Celebration Starts With Visiting To Temples
  • Pookalam- Peoples Decorates Their Homes With Floral Rangoli In Courtyards.
  • Onasadya- Major Attraction Of Onam Festival. Grand Feast Consists 10 To 15 Dishes With Rice, Rasam, Sambhar And Payasam Which Is Served On Banana Leaf.
  • Onakalikal- Peoples Collect At A Place And Performed Traditional Music, Dance And Games.
  • Vallamkali- Snake Boat Race Held On River Pampa.

Ten Days Of Onam Are Named Respectively- 

  • Atham
  • Chithira
  • Chodhi
  • Visakam
  • Anizham
  • Thriketa
  • Moolam
  • Pooradam
  • Uthradam
  • Thiruvonam

Onam In Kerala

Location- 👇

  • Kerala, India

Dates Of Festival Celebration- 📅

  •  25 August 2017 To 04 September 2017 

Best Attraction- 👀

  • Rangoli
  • Boat Race
  • Traditional Music And Dance
  • Traditional Food (Onasadya- Grand Feast)


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