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Thursday, August 30, 2012

Why is Onam Festival Celebrated by Keralite with High Spirits & Enthusiasm?

Onam Is a Festical of High Spirits & Enthusiasm for All Keralite.

For every Keralite Onam is a festival of high spirits and enthusiasm. And for every Indian, Onam is a festival that sets in the mood of the festive season. It is a harvest festival that sets in the coming of the legendary King Mahabali to his homeland to visit his people. It is a New Year celebration celebrated by all Keralites irrespective of their religion or caste.

According to the legend, Kerala witnessed its golden era during the reign of King Mahabali. The subjects under Mahabali's reign were happy and prosperous and the king was highly regarded. It is this visit of Mahabali that is celebrated as Onam every year. People celebrate the festival in a grand way and impress upon their dear King that they are happy and wish him well.

Festivity of Onam kicksoff on Atham day, 10 days before Thiruvonam. Each day has its own symbolism and essence with respective to traditions and rituals. Decorated ‘Onapookkalam’, earthen mounds, are installed in the courtyards of the houses. And the first day of celebrations starts with Atham.  

This spectacular festival Onam is marked with a range of novel activities, music, worshipping and fascinating decorations such as Pookalam, a fancy and colourful floral pattern laid on the floor as a part of the ritual. Wearing of new clothes and preparation of traditional feast Onasadya is a part of celebration. Exciting games and sports such as snake boat races, mesmerizing Kaikottikkali dance, exotic Puli Kali makes the Onam festival more colourful and invigorating. People also visit temples and offer their prayers as a ritual of the festival.

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