It’s Onam time. The ten-day long state festival is celebrated in the memory of great King Mahabali’s visit to every household in Kerala. Onam 2017 kick-started on August 25, until September 6 falling in the first month of Malayalam Calendar (Kolla Varsham) called Chingam. The grand harvest festival of Onam also marks the Malayalam New Year with Keralites celebrating the carnival-like festival with fun and joy. From beautiful Pookolams (flower decorations) to Onam Sadhya (grand feast) to Vallam Kali (snake boat races), everything about Onam is breathtakingly grandeur. Talking about lavish celebrations, one cannot miss out on wishing near and dear ones with beautiful messages. Here’s a collection of amazing messages, Facebook quotes, WhatsApp GIF images, eCards and SMS messages to celebrate the festival of Onam by sending heartfelt Onam greetings to family and friends.

Onam Sadhya Items That Make the Traditional Recipe of Kerala Festival a Hit

Onam Sadhya Items That Make the Traditional Recipe of Kerala Festival a Hit

Onam is an age-old Hindu festival of Kerala celebrated during the time of rice harvest. It starts from the day of Atham and concludes on Thiru Onam. The festival commemorates the appearance of Vamana (fifth avatar of Vishnu) and the subsequent home coming of the legendary King Mahabali. Onam celebrates the Asura King Mahabali’s annual visit from Patala, nether world. On Thiruvonam day, Asura King Mahabali is believed to visit every Malayali home and meet his people. In order to impress their King, a pompous celebrations is carried out. From laying Pookalam or flower carpet in front of the house to preparing a grand meal called Onasadya, followers dance called Thumbi Thullal, sing, play, Kazhchakkula (plantain offerings) and seek blessings from King Mahabali to lead a happy and prosperous life. Let’s celebrate the spirit of the harvest festival in all its splendor.

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WhatsApp Reads: Let Lord Mahabali bring happiness and prosperity in your life. Wish you a great day.

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WhatsApp Reads: Onam is a celebration of the home-coming of Emperor Mahabali. May you get the opportunity to enjoy the love and bounties of nature by sharing it with your friends and family.

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WhatsApp Reads: Memories of moments celebrated together, moments that have been attached in myheart forever, make me miss you even more this Onam , hope this Onam brings in Good Fortune and Abounding happiness for you.

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WhatsApp Reads: May Lord Vamana bless you with a wonderful harvest of your deeds at all times and on this festive occasion, may you reap a wonderful harvest of crop, relationship and happiness.

WhatsApp Reads: A great Pookalam is an assimilation of design of assorted bright flowers, idea, commitment, group work and perseverance. It imitates life as these are the prerequisites for constructing an outstanding life.

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WhatsApp Reads: I wish you a very Happy Onam, may the god bless you and fill your heart with joy and happiness. May the color and lights of Onam fill your home with happiness and joy. Have the most beautiful Onam.

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WhatsApp Reads: May your life be decorated like Pookalam, sail in harmony like a snake boat, and provide you variety like the food at community luncheons.

WhatsApp Reads: I wish you a very Happy Onam, may the god bless you and fill your heart with joy and happiness. May the color and lights of Onam fill your home with happiness and joy. Have the most beautiful Onam.

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WhatsApp Reads: The Onam celebration is an occasion for people to remind themselves of all pervasive nature of the Divine. Wishing all Family members & dear ones a Happy Onam! May you all have a Happy, Peaceful and Prosperous Year ahead.

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WhatsApp Reads: Celebrate the spirit of the harvest festival in all its splendor. Decorate your house with Pookalams, listen to the melodious Onappattus and enjoy the festivities.

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WhatsApp Reads: May this Onam bring the brightest and choicest happiness & prosperity you have ever wished for! Happy Onam.

We hope the New Year for Malayali Hindus turns out to be the most joyous occasion with new beginnings in sight. This collection of Onam messages and quotes to wish your family and friends a Happy Onam 2017 should come handy. May you all have a happy, peaceful and prosperous year ahead. May this year brings happiness in life and fulfil all your dreams. Happy Onam and Happy New Year.