Onam, essentially the most revered and celebrated competition of Kerala, is widely known yearly by the Malayali group the world over. The 10-day lengthy competition marks the start of harvest season in addition to the looks of the Vaman avatar of Lord Vishnu together with the homecoming of King Mahabali. The competition begins from Atham (Hasta) nakshatram, and ends on Thiruvonam (Shravana) nakshatram.
This yr, the harvest competition started on August 12 and can conclude on August 23. The 10 days of the competition are named on the names of astrological stars as per the Malayalam calendar. Each of the times has its personal designated title, significance, and actions. Here are the ten days of Onam and its significance:
Atham (August 12)
The celebration of Onam begins with Atham. People in Kerala decorates their house with yellow flowers often known as Pokkalam.
Chithira (August 13)
The 2nd day of the competition is called Chithira. On at the present time, individuals clear their whole homes and add one other layer of flowers to the Pokkalam.