Onam Festival 2022: Why Onam is not a Hindu festival?

Onam Festival 2022: Why Onam is not a Hindu festival?

Onam, a harvest festival held annually in the months of August/September, is celebrated throughout India and the world and is the main festival among Keralites. Onam is celebrated as our festival, as Malayali and not as Christian Malayali, Muslim Malayali, Jewish Malayali, or Malayali. According to the Malayali calendar month of Chingam, the festival falls … Read more

India, hit by surge in Covid cases, limits Holi festival celebrations

happy holi 2019 : feature story on holi holika dahan

Authorities on Monday limited the celebrations of one of the biggest Hindu festivals, Holi, the country having crossed the mark of 12 million cases of Covid-19, with records recorded in Mumbai. All Color Festival celebrations, in which people spray themselves with color pigments, have been banned in several states including the capital Delhi, for fear … Read more