Since the festival marks the beginning of summer harvest, a sumptuous feast of 26 dishes served on a banana leaf called as "Onam Sadya" is enjoyed with family, friends and relatives. The festival is mainly celebrated by Malayalees around the world with traditional folk dances, artworks, etc. The fantastic reap celebration of Onam likewise denotes the Malayalam New Year with Keralites praising the fair like celebration with fun and satisfaction.
Sadya - a traditional meal prepared by using freshly available vegetables in various flavours, is served on this festival.
We recently shared Mumbai's enthusiasm of bringing Ganpati home, now is the time to share Kerala's fervour for the harvest festival, Onam. This month is marked as a commemoration of Vishnu's Vamana Avatar and homecoming of King Mahabali. From laying Pookalam or bloom cover before the house to setting up a terrific supper called Onasadya, devotees move called Thumbi Thullal, sing, play, Kazhchakkula and look for endowments from King Mahabali to lead a glad and prosperous life. On Onam celebration, many pass on their desires through sending pictures.
Happy Onam 2017 Images, Wishes, Quotes & Best Greetings SMS Messages in Malayalam
Wish you a very Happy Onam to all. Onam is all about a happy and fun festival.
Like the Shakespearean usage of the double superlative, the happiest of happiest occasion is here. Malayalis celebrate the festival with theatre, music, dance, spectacular boat races, and, of course, great food. May the color and lights of Onam fill your home with happiness and joy. People skilled in drawing intricate, mega Pookkalams by weaving magic with myriad colours of flower petals, are in high demand during this festival.