Onam 2014

When is Onam in 2014 ? , Onam 2014 date.

Onam the festival of Kerala, is celebrated on September 7th 2014.

Onam is the common name for Thiruonam the last of the ten day festival, which is celebrated as a welcome to their king Bali by his people.Kerala was once ruled by King Bali, who after his donation of three steps to Vamana the incarnation of Lord Vishnu, was forced to move to Patala Loka.

As a mark of his donation, he was awarded with a boon to return to his kingdom once in an year. This returning of the king Bali to his kingdom is Thiruonam or Onam. The ten day festival before Thiruonam is as below

First DayAtham
Secnd DayChitira
Third DayChodhi
Fourth DayVisakam
Fifth DayAnizham
Sixth DayThriketa
Seventh DayMoolam
Eighth DayPooradam
Ninth DayUthardam
Tenth DayThiruvonam

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