Onam never be based on myths it is based on believes and attitude. Onam can only be served as the biggest festival in the entire kerala. Onam is celebrated as the return of the mythical king Mahabali Thampuran who makes his visit to Kerala from Paathalam (Hell) once in an year to look up his peasants whether they live in happiness and prosperity after ditched by Vamana avathar of lord Mahavishnu (god). Onam was celebrated by malayalees across the world.
Kerala is the land of festivals. There is no other people in the world will celebrate any festivals more than keralites. When it came to festivals, the only thing in the prime position is the onam. Onam is the festival of dreams and myth. Normally onam celebrated by all malayalees without any religion barriers, this is the speciality of onam 2019.
Onam 2021 Athapookalam, Whatsapp Status, Photos
Onam Festival starts from a countdown of 10 days from “Atham” . From Atham day ownwards the children and women in house makes athapookalam (designs made up of flowers) as respectful belief to old golden days of Mahabali.
The first onam day is Uthradam, but it has less importance. It is considered as the preparation day for making up the next day something big and unforgettable. This year Uthradam was in 10th September 2019 which is tuesday. The second onam day and the countdown from Atham ends and the most important onam is the THIRUVONAM. This day is most important onam day and on this day. This year THIRUVONAM was in 11th September 2019 which is wednesday.
The family and all get together to have the Onam Sadya with different varieties of kerala style food etc which had in plantain leaves. The main attractions in onasadhaya is Payasam ( Pudding) which is very tasty and memorable. chips made up off banana and Sharkaravaratti ( Sweet Made Of Banana) were made with great enthusiastic mind. The third onam is Avittam, this onam is were mainly people travel to friends and families houses for having the best onam celebrations and also feel to have like a get together mood. The last and the final onam is the Chadhayam. This onam is very much important for the people who were belong to backward community they celebrate this onam as the biggest onam according to their concept. Some people use non veg food items among the onasadhya. They also have some very clinical art forms relating to ancient India’s “Kolam” and some surprise events.