Onam festival 2019
In Kerala, the fields are rejoiced over the yield of the new crop. Which is known as Onam. The first day of Onam festival is called Atham and the 10th day is called Thiruonam. This time, Onam started on 1 September. Which will be concluded on 13 September. The last 2 days of this festival are considered very important. On this day, worship is not done in the temple but at home.
There is a mythological belief behind celebrating. It is said that there was an Asura king named Mahabali in Kerala. Onam festival is celebrated in his honor only. Onam festival is closely related to farming and farmers. Farmers worshiped Shravan Devta and Pushpadevi for the safety and good yield of their crops. On this day, the entire house is cleaned with a clean rangoli of flowers and the main door is decorated.
In this auspicious occasion, you can also wish Onam the best by sending great messages, greetings, SMS, photos to your near and dear ones.
On the day of Onam, decorate the door of the house with Rangoli :
Enjoy new clothes and delicious dishes,
Celebrate this festival with family and children happily.
May this festival of Onam bring happiness and prosperity in your life.