Onam 2022, the biggest festival of Kerala is here! The people of Kerala make lavish preparations to celebrate the yearly harvest festival in a grand manner.
Onam is Kerala’s annual harvest festival which symbolizes Mahabali, the demon king’s homecoming. People of Kerala welcome their kind king Mahabali and celebrate Onam to honor him.
Even if Mahabali was a demon, he was a generous king and loved by people. The kingdom was peaceful and prosperous in his reign.
As per the Malyalam Calendar, this 10-day long festival is celebrated in the month of Chingam. Onam 2022 celebrations have started on 30th Aug and will conclude on 8th Sept
Women decorate the house with floral rangolis, sing traditional songs and light lamps. The ‘swinging ceremony’ is quite popular on Thiru Onam.
On the third day of Onam 2022, you should invite your friends and relatives and serve them the special 13-dish menu on banana leaves.
As per Muhurta Panchang, on 7th Sept Thiruvonam Nakshatra will start at 4:00 pm and it will culminate on 8thSept at 1:46 pm. This is the puja timing for Onam 2022.