When is Onam? Onam Pookalam Dates, Story

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Onam is one of the biggest and the most important festival of the state of Kerala, and is its national festival since 1961. It is a harvest festival and is celebrated with joy and enthusiasm all over the state by people of all communities. According to a popular legend, the festival is celebrated to welcome King Mahabali.

Onam Story

Onam Story is a yearly Hindu carnival with origins in the state of Kerala (India). It falls on the Malayalam calendar (month of Chingam). The carnival remembers the Vamana avatar of Vishnu. The homecoming of the mythical Emperor Mahabali & beliefs of Hinduism compared to Kashyapa & Parashurama. Onam is a significant anniversary issue for Malayali human in and outside Kerala.