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Onam is the biggest traditional festival in the Indian state Kerala. It falls in the Malayalam month of Chingam which occurs in the month of August or September and also marks the homecoming of the King Mahabali. Onam is one of most few festivals in India with different cultural events like Pookalam, Vallam Kali, Puli Kali, Onatthapan, Onavillu, Athachamayam, etc.

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India is land of diverse religions and every state of the country marks the traditional festivals. It is also referred as the harvest festival, has a unique and traditional dance called Kaikotti kali or Thiruvathira Kali. Onam is a ten-day festival, the first day (Atham) and the last day (Thiru Onam) are the important days among. From this page, viewers can download the Happy Onam Images 2016, Wallpapers and Onam Status for Facebook and Whatsapp.

Onam Greetings in Malayalam and Most Beautiful Pookalam designs

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From vibrant floral designs (Pookalam) to tantalising feasts, Onam is the time to relish the sights, sounds, smells and flavours of authentic Kerala. It is indeed a happy occasion not only marking just harvest but also the start of something new.

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The most important things in Onam are the ‘Onakoddi’, and the new clothes are worn on this day, and people gather at one place and celebrate with large feasts. Usually, a feast is served on the banana leaves and serves with rice along with at least four dishes. Traditional pickles and papadam are also served on this day.

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At Thrissur, fully decorated elephants move out in a procession and present the regal view. It is one of the traditional events which are performed during Onam celebrations. While at Cheruthuruthy, the famous Kathakali artists cast a spell on the audience with their magic performance. People dress up as tigers and lions and dance at Swaraj Round in Thrissur.

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Women perform graceful traditional clap dance, Kaikotikalli. Vallamkalli, the famous snake boat race is also organised at several parts of the state. There is also a tradition of swinging on Onam festival. All young men and women take the pleasure on decorated swing while singing traditional songs. Here we have presented you the Best Collection of Happy Onam Wallpapers 2016 free download, Images and Status to share in your social networking sites.

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Onam Greetings in Malayalam and Most Beautiful Pookalam designs

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Onam is celebrated by all communities without any discrimination of caste, religion or creed and it is one of the most beautiful and famous festivals of Kerala. Traditionally, Onam is the harvest festival of southern state Kerala of India. The Onam festival lasts for ten days, and the first is called as Atham and the last and important day is Thiru Onam. On these days people send Onam Greetings to their friends and beloved and decorate their homes with Onam Pookalam designs.


The Government of India promotes this culturally rich Onam festival in a big way to attract national and international tourists by celebrating “Tourist Week of Kerala”. Onam is celebrated at the beginning of the month Chingam, the first month Malayalam calendar (Kollavarsham). From this page, viewers can get the Onam greetings in Malayalam and English to share with friends and to your neighbours.

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Onam marks the significance of homecoming of King Mahabali, who ruled the state in ancient days. That period was believed to be the golden era of Kerala, and people are happy, free from harm, complete harmony and prosperity. This golden age is ended when Vamana (one of the avatars of Lord Vishnu) pushed the King Mahabali into the “deep into the earth (Patala Lok)”.

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The tradition of decorating Onam Pookalam is extremely popular in Kerala and followed as a ritual in every household during the ten days celebrations. Onam Pookalam consists of two words, ‘Poov’ means flowers and ‘Kalam’ means colour sketches on the ground. Kilos and Kilos of flowers are used to decorate.

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People believe that the spirit of the King Mahabali visits Kerala at the time of Onam. For that reason, people elaborate the Onam Pookalam to welcome their King. Pookalams are laid on the front courtyard of the house. Idols of Vamana and King Mahabali are placed at the center of the Pookalam and are worshipped.

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Rituals of making the flower mats continues for all ten days and the size of the Onam Pookalam designs increases by passing day hence the massive Pookalam gets ready for the main day, i.e., Thiru Onam.

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Various flowers are used on each day and as a particular flower to specify the Onam. Flowers include Thumba Poo, Kakka Poovu, Thechipoovu, Mukkutti, Chemparathy, Hanuman Kireeedom, Cheti, Aripoo or Konginipoo. Thumba Poo is given much more preference and also considered to be the favourite flower of Lord Shiva and King Mahabali as he was Shiva worshipper. We have given the Onam Pookalam Designs for you, download it and decorate your courtyards. The collection of latest Onam Greeting cards are presented here, you can download the Onam Greeting cards and present it to your beloved ones.

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The month of September brings only one word in the minds of people in Kerala, i.e., “Onam”. It is a Hindu festival widely celebrated throughout Kerala. Onam, a festival celebrated year after year with a great zeal and zest, a tribute to the beloved king “Mahabali”. This festival is celebrated to welcome the king, whose spirit is said to visit the Kerala at the time of Onam. We have given the Onam wishes for Facebook and Whatsapp, Onam Messages and SMS on this page.

The state triumphs under the ruling of king Mahabali though he was an Asura (demon). His people were never short of anything under his rule, and it’s a golden era for the people. The festival falls during the Malayalam month of Chingam the first month of Malayalam (Kollavarsham), which generally occurs in the month of August/September every year.

Carnival of this harvest festival lasts for four to ten days. Out of all ten days, the Atham and Thiruonam are the most important days. From this page, viewers can get the Best Onam Messages in Malayalam and English, SMS to share with your friends.

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The celebrations actually last for ten days, and the significance of each day are as follows.

Celebration on Day 1 (Atham): The first day of Onam starts with the celebration of Atham. People begin the day with a holy bath, decorate their houses and the creation of floral arrangements called as Pookkalam, which signifies the welcoming the King Mahabali from the Patala Lok during Onam Festival. On this day the Atham or Hasta Nakshatra prevails.

Celebration on Day 2 (Chitthira): The people of Kerala get busy in decorating their houses. All old and unwanted things are discarded, some paint their houses. On this day Chitthira nakshatra prevails.

Celebration on Day 3 (Chodi): This day resembles the highest votes from women’s. Oh!!Yes, it’s shopping day. It is a fun-filled day that marks the start of shopping. People buy new clothes, jewellery, household things and gifts. The Swati or Chodi Nakshatra prevails on this day

Celebration on Day 4 (Vishakam): The competitions and makings for the festival will kick start on this day. The main event Onam Pookkalam competitions will be conducted across Kerala on this day. On this day, the Visaka nakshatra prevails.

Celebration on Day 5 (Anizham): The day of Anizham increases the excitement of Onam, as the rehearsals of Snake Boat races starts on this day.  The Onam boat races called Vallamkali, which happens annually and it is a most famous event. People from all over India visits to watch this spectacular event and it is major tourist event. The Anuradha nakshatra prevails on this day.

Celebration on Day 6 (Thriketta): On this day, all the family members gather for Onam celebrations. Fresh flowers will be added to the Pookkalam. The Jyeshta nakshatra prevails on this day.

Celebration on Day 7 (Moolam): On this day many temples across the Kerala state arrange the grand Onam feast called as Onasadhya. Cultural events like Puli Kali, Kaikotti kali, takes place on this day. On this day, the Moola Nakshatra prevails.

Celebration on Day 8 (Pooradam): With the final day just around the corner, the excitement reaches sky high. The Poorada Uttigal and Poorada Unigal are the main events on this day. People make clay idols of Vaman and King Mahabali called Onathappan. The design of Pookkalam increases to the whole new level of complexity. The Pooradam nakshatra prevails on this day.

Celebration on Day 9 (Uthradam): The day before Thiru Onam is celebrated as the first day of Onam. Every house lays out elaborate flower designs to welcome the King Mahabali. The Uttara Ashada Nakshatra prevails on this day.

Celebration on Day 10 (Thiruvonam): The main Onam celebrations will takes place on this day. It is believed that the King Mahabali visit the houses. All the cultural events like Folk dance, Kattakali dances, and Pookkalam competitions, etc. will come to an end.  Onathappan statues are immersed in the water bodies, and Onam Pookkalam flowers are cleared.

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Here on this page, we have provided the Best collection of Onam SMS in Malayalam and English, Onam Messages and Wishes for social networking sites.

The Onam celebration is an occasion for people to remind themselves of the
all pervasive nature of the Divine.”
Wishing all Family members & dear ones a Happy Onam!

Kalaminiyumurulum vishu,
varumVarsham varum,
thiruvonam varumPinneyoro,
thalirilum poo varum kai varum,
Appozharennumenthennum aarkariyam

Ethu dhoosara sankalpangalil,
valarnalum Ethu yanthra valkritha,
lokathil pularnalumManassilundavatte,
gramathin velichavumManavum,
Mamathayum ithiri thumpappoovum
—-Happy ONAM—-

Keraliya thanima thottunarthunna,
malayalikalude hrudayathe,
pookkalam kondu theerkkunna,
naavil ruchiyeriya vibhvangalumayi,
ee ponnonathe varavelkaam.
Happy Onam.





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