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Athappookkalam




Athappookkalam is a preparation of a floral carpet in front of houses during the harvest festival Onam. It starts from the first day of 'Atham' to the tenth day of 'Thiruvonam'. It is a part of the festivities, which is a symbolic gesture to welcome King Mahabali, the mythological ruler of Kerala.


Updated on 6th September, 2014

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