Onam 2018: The celebration continues for 10 days, beginning with Attham and ending up with Thiruvonam. The public holidays are declared four days before the festival, which is on the day of Uthradom. Know the significance, history and timings of Subh Puja here.
Onam is celebrated to eternalise the generosity and sacrifice of King Mahabali, who never let anyone return empty-handed from his door. It is believed that his spirit comes to visit his subjects during Onam.
In order to clear the extra rush experienced during Onam Festival and Velankanni Church Annual Feast, the following special trains have been introduced by Southern Railways with advance reservations opening today. Here's the complete list of special trains by the Southern Railway between August 24 and September 7.
With the ongoing celebrations for one of the biggest festivals in Kerala, Onam, Malayalis are heading back to their hometown to celebrate the cultural harvest festival. But, if you're among those, who have to stay back, here are some of the best places where you can get Onam sadhyas with the same traditional flavour that would remind you of home.
Onam 2018: Keralites celebrate Onam as the state gradually recovers from the disastrous floods that ravaged the coastal state and caused a horrendous loss of life and property which has been recorded as unprecedented in recent times.
Onam is the biggest festival for Malayalis, and is celebrated with much fanfare not only across through Kerala, but Malayalis around the world. Festivities include musical and dance performances, not to forget the traditional Onam sadhya.