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Onam is the biggest and the most important festival of the state of Kerala. 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, whose spirit is said to visit Kerala at the time of Onam.

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In which state of India is the festival onam celebrated?

It is celebrated in kerala

Which state is associated with Onam Festival?

Onam is an important Hindu Festival. It is mainly celebrated in the state of Kerala in India.

Which festival is well celebrated by Malayalis?

onam is the correct answer

When is Onam celebrated?

Onam is celebrated in the beginning of the month of Chingam, the first month of Malayalam Calendar (Kollavarsham). This corresponds with the month of August-September according to Gregorian sadiya

What is onam in Sanskrit language?


Is onam a country?

No, Onam is not a country, but Oman is.

What does the Malayalam word onam mean?

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Information on onam festival in Hindi?

Information about onam festival

When is the Onam festival?

Onam is celebrated in the beginning of the month of Chingam, the first month of Malayalam Calendar (Kollavarsham). The most important day of Onam (known as Thiru Onam) is the second day of four days of Onam. Festivities actually commence on Atham, around 10 days earlier, with the preparation of pookalam (floral arrangements) in front of homes. Translating dates to the US Calendar, Onam usually happens sometime in late August through Mid-September, depending on the year. In 2015, Thiru Onam was August 28. In 2016 and 2017 it is September 13th and September 4th, respectively. The festival commemorates the appearance of Vamana avatar of Vishnu and the subsequent homecoming of the legendary Emperor Mahabali. Onam celebrates the Asura King Mahabali's annual visit from Patala (the underworld). On Thiruvonam day, Asura King Mahabali is believed to visit every Malayali home and meet his people. Sources: and

Where will you find an essay on onam in sanskrit on the web?

short essay on onam in sanskrit

What was the date of Onam in the year 2012?

In 2012, Thiru-onam is on Wednesday, August 29.

When is onam holidays starts for schools in kerala?

Sep 7th onam vacation starts in 2011

When is onam 2011?

Thiruonam 2011 date is September 9. First Onam is on September 8

What is the hawaiian translation for happy onam?

Hau'oli [how'oh-lee] 'onam' (assuming you mean the Hindu festival).

What is mean by onam?

it is a festival

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Which is the principal festival of Kerala?


What are the festivals in kerala?

onam pongal

What are the agricultural festivals of kerala?

onam, vishu

When is 2011 onam date?

September 9

When is onam in 2012?

29 August 2012

Which festivals are related to farming?

onam, sanskrant, gudhipadwa,

Boat race is a special feature in which festival in India?


What small country is on a peninsula on the Strait of Hormuz?

Onam no doubt about it

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