Onam celebrations begin

Updated on Aug 19, 2007 12:19 AM IST
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The10-day long harvest festival - Onam - began in Kerala on Friday. The festival is celebrated after the harvest has been reaped and granaries are full, a sure sign of prosperity. It begins on the first day of Malayalam month 'Chingam' and culminates in 'Thiruvonam', with a grand feast. The celebrations for the festival begin with traditional prayers in preparation for welcoming the mythical King Mahabali.

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