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Onam

Definition: The rice harvest festival is celebrated in Kerala in southern India.

It is customary to have threshing contests as part of Onam.

It is not a religious holiday so Hindus, Muslims and Christians celebrate it together.

Celebrated in September.

Elsewhere on the Web:

Onam: High Spirited Carnival
Hinduism Guide Subhamoy Das shares the traditions of Onam.

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