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Happy Onam 2018 - Stand up Kerala


Happy Onam 2018

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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. Onam is celebrated in the beginning of the month of Chingam, the first month of the Malayalam Calendar (Kollavarsham). ... The carnival of Onam lasts from four to ten days.


Onam is an annual Hindu festival with origins in the state of Kerala in India. It falls in the Malayalam calendar month of Chingam, which in Gregorian calendar overlaps with August–September.


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. Onam is celebrated in the beginning of the month of Chingam,the first month of Malayalam Calendar(Kollavarsham). ... Carnival of Onam lasts from four to ten days.


Mahabali (IAST: Mahābalī), or Great Bali, also known as Māveli, was a benevolent Asura King in ancient Hindu antiquity. Mahabali was the great grandson of Hiranyakshipu, the grand son of Prahlada and son of Virochana.


Day 1- Atham. The first day of Onam celebration starts with people visiting the temples in the morning. It is believed that King Mahabali starts his preparations to descend from Pathala (netherworld) to Kerala on this day.


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