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Malayalam Festivals | List of Important Malayalam Festivals

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Malayalam Festivals
List of Malayalam Festivals
  1. Onam - Onam is a Hindu festival celebrated by the people of Kerala. Onam is Malayali festival which is celebrated by native speakers of Malayalam.

  2. Vishu Kani - Mesha Sankranthi is celebrated as Vishu in the Indian state of Kerala. Vishu is not traditionally celebrated as New Year in the Malayalam Calendar.

  3. Ashtami Rohini - In Kerala Ashtami Rohini, also known as Sri Krishna Jayanti, is celebrated as birthday of Lord Krishna.

  4. Malayalam New Year - The first day of Chingam month in Malayalam calendar is observed as Malayalam New Year.

  5. Mandala Pooja - Mandala Pooja is the last day of 41 days long austerity observed by devotees of Lord Ayyappa.

  6. Vinayaka Chaturthi - In Kerala Vinayaka Chaturthi is celebrated in Chingam Masam during Shukla Paksha Chaturthi and might fall in Shravana month.

  7. Vidyarambham - On the next day of Saraswati Puja children between the age of 4 and 5 go through Vidyarambham ceremony.

  8. Attukal Pongala - Attukal Pongala is a famous Malayalam festival celebrated annually at Attukal Bhagavathy temple.

  9. Thrissur Pooram - Thrissur Pooram is a Malayalam festival celebrated annually at Vadakkunnathan temple in Thrissur.

  10. Makaravilakku - Makaravilakku is one of the most important festivals at Sabarimala Temple in Kerala.

  11. Mandalakala Begins - The 40 days long austerity period of Mandala Pooja, for Sabarimala Ayyappa temple, begins from the first day of Vrishchikam Masam.

  12. Guruvayur Ekadasi - Vrishchikam Shukla Paksha Ekadasi is known as Guruvayur Ekadasi. This Ekadasi is observed at the famous Shri Krishna Temple at Guruvayur in Kerala.

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