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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Onam
It is a popular festival among the cultural repertoire of Malayalees, and falls during the month of Chingam (August/September as per the Gregorian calendar), the first month of the Malayalam calendar, and lasts for ten days.
Malayalam () is the language spoken predominantly in the state of Kerala, in southern India.
Malayalam calendar (also known as Malayalam Era or Kollavarsham) is a solar Sideral calendar used in the state of Kerala in South India.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Onam   (5262 words)

  
  Malayalam Calendar
Malayalam calendar also known as ‘Malayalam Era’ or ‘Kollavarsham’ is a solar sideral calendar used in the state of Kerala in South India.
According to the traditional Malayalam calendar, it is the 1st day of Malayalam month Medam, that marks the beginning of the new year.Whereas some observe Onam on the beginning of the first month of Malayalam calendar known as the month of Chingam.
The different events in Malayalam calendar corresponds to the monsoon season and the different periods of agricultural harvesting of the region.
www.123newyear.com /newyear-calendars/malayalam-calendar.html   (288 words)

  
 Hindu Months -- Indian Lunar Calendar
Unlike the Western calendar, which is very consistent and predictable without using astrological data, the Hindu calendars use either the sun or moon to determine the months, both in what day they start and in some cases, in their duration.
The Hindu calendars begin in the equivalent English month March- April, this is because this is when their New Year falls.
It is also true that their calendar does follow a different year in numbers, it is not 2003.
members.tripod.com /~jennifer_polan/astrology/hinducalendar.html   (200 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Calendar   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A calendar that is based on perceived seasonal changes is called a solar calendar and one which is based on moon phases is called a lunar calendar, one which is based on both is called a lunisolar calendar.
A lunar calendar is synchronized to the motion of the Moon; an example is the Islamic calendar.
A luni-solar calendar is synchronized to the motions of both the Moon and the Sun; an example is the Jewish calendar.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=calendar   (1642 words)

  
 Malayalam language information - Search.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Malayalam (മലയാളം malayāḷaṁ) is the language of the state of Kerala, in southern India.
Proto-Tamil Malayalam, the common stock of Tamil and Malayalam apparently diverged over a period of four of five centuries from the ninth century on, resulting in the emergence of Malayalam as a language distinct from Tamil.
Malayalam is the longest language name in English which is a palindrome.
c10-ss-1-lb.cnet.com /reference/Malayalam_language   (960 words)

  
 Hindu calendar Summary
Correspondence of the lunisolar calendar to the solar calendar
A lunisolar calendar is always a calendar based on the moon's celestial motion, which in a way keeps itself close to a solar calendar based on the sun's (apparent) celestial motion.
A reformation of this calendar was introduced in present-day Bangladesh in 1966, with constant days in each month and a leap year system; this serves as the national calendar for Bangladesh.
www.bookrags.com /Hindu_calendar   (4769 words)

  
 Malayalam language at AllExperts
A native speaker of Malayalam is called a "Malayalee" (or sometimes a "Keraleeyan" or "Keralite") and the slang "Mallu" refers to both the language and to the native speakers.
Malayalam prose of different periods exhibit various levels of influence from different languages such as Tamil, Sanskrit, Prakrit, Pali, Hebrew, Hindi, Urdu, Arabic, Persian, Syriac, Portuguese, Dutch, French and English.
For the consonants and vowels, the IPA is given, followed by the Malayalam character and the ISO 15919 transliteration.
en.allexperts.com /e/m/ma/malayalam_language.htm   (1467 words)

  
 Malayalam Calendar,Kollavarsham,Malayalam Era
But in honor of the Seer Shankaracharya, a new calendar was adopted in Kerala called the Kollavarsham or the Malayalam Calendar.
Others believe that the Malayalam Era started in 825 AD because that was the year when Shankaracharya carried out the 64 Anaachaarams which are a list of do's and don’ts and special customs and conventions for Namboodiris.
It is a solar sidereal calendar meaning that the entire year is the time the earth takes to complete a single orbit of the sun.
mapsofindia.com /maps/kerala/people-culture-and-festivals/malayalam-calendar.html   (452 words)

  
 *Ø*  Wilson's Almanac free daily ezine |  History of Western Gregorian calendar | Calendars Sisogenes ...
Dissatisfied with the mess the calendar got into, Julius Caesar, in 46 BCE, obtained the advice of the astronomer Sisogenes, who drew up a beautiful new calendar named the Julian calendar, possibly because it is more euphonious than ‘the Sisogenesian calendar’, or possibly because the emperor decreed it so.
Pope Gregory’s calendar is far from ideal, but works well enough for it to have survived not only more than 240 years of usage, but also an attempt in the United Nations in 1952 to reform it.
Perhaps a reformed calendar could be creative, like that of the Aztecs with symbols and names of planets, birds, colours, deities and a host of other interesting phenomena.
www.wilsonsalmanac.com /greg.html   (3498 words)

  
 Malayalam Calendar,Kollavarsham,Malayalam Era
But in honor of the Seer Shankaracharya, a new calendar was adopted in Kerala called the Kollavarsham or the Malayalam Calendar.
Others believe that the Malayalam Era started in 825 AD because that was the year when Shankaracharya carried out the 64 Anaachaarams which are a list of do's and don’ts and special customs and conventions for Namboodiris.
It is a solar sidereal calendar meaning that the entire year is the time the earth takes to complete a single orbit of the sun.
www.mapsofindia.com /maps/kerala/people-culture-and-festivals/malayalam-calendar.html   (452 words)

  
 Malayalam Calendar - Online Malayalam Calendar, Kerala Calendar, Malayalam-English Year Calendar, Kolla Varsham ...
MALAYALAM CALENDAR - A sidereal solar calendar used in the South Indian state of Kerala.
Here is a 118 year Malayalam Calender (Kolla Varsham) starting with the Malayalam year 1076 (1900 as per the English calendar) to the present year ie, 1194.
Select the Malayalam year and month and click the 'GO' button to get the Malayalam Calendar for that particular month.
www.prokerala.com /general/calendar   (280 words)

  
 WEST ASIAN CONTRIBUTION TO THE MALAYALAM LANGUAGE AND CULTURE OF KERALA AND KERALA CHRISTIANS
If a foreign alphabet has to be used in Malayalam, that letter should have been used by people for several centuries before  absorbing into the Malayalam language.
Tamil Calendar or Saka Calendar have no similarity to the Jewish Calendar or Malayalam Calendar.
Therefore Malayalam Calendar is derived from Jewish Calendar or Jewish Calendar is derived from Malayalam Calendar.
www.geocities.com /pec19man/Malayalam.htm   (1294 words)

  
 IndianCalendars
Indian calendars may be solar calendars, lunar calendars, or lunisolar calendars.
It is almost impossible** to find a place where the months of various Indian calendars are placed in the context of the Gregorian calendar, let alone the official Indian calendar.
You COULD get what you want here (Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Bengali) but it would help to be able to read the languages.
life.bio.sunysb.edu /ee/geeta/IndianCalendars.html   (303 words)

  
 Carthik Sharma » traditions
Oh, and by the way today is New Year’s day according to the traditional Malayalam calendar we follow.
The Calendar followed in Kerala starts a new year on a different day, ever since Raja Udaya Marthanda Varma “declared” a new era, and a new new year’s day circa 825 A.D. The new year’s day celebration occurs on the traditional new year’s day.
The “Hindu” calendar is totally different from this Malayalam calendar, too.
carthik.net /blog/category/traditions   (418 words)

  
 Science Fair Projects - Malayalam calendar
The Malayalam calendar is a solar calendar used in the South Indian of Kerala.
The months are named after the constellations in which the Sun is seen during the period.
Commonly used Malayalam Calendar with both normal (Julian) calendar, the Malayalam calendar and other details sun rise and set times, holidays etc.
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/Malayalam_calendar   (288 words)

  
 Onam celebrations
Though the Malayali fervour synonymous with the birth of the month is missing, men and women dressed up in their traditional attire can be found offering prayers at temples.
The months of the Malayalam calendar are named after the constellations in which the sun is seen during the period.
History says that the calendar system began on Chingam 1, 825 AD _ August 15 (some do not agree with this date).
www.keral.com /Onamspecial/Onam_Chingam_dawns_today.htm   (234 words)

  
 Mor Sabor-Mor Aphroth, Akaparambu   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The foundation of the Akaparambu church is believed to have been laid in AD 825 on the 19th of Midhunam (according to the Malayalam Calendar).
It is said that the names of all months in the calendar were written and placed on the steps of the church and the lot fell to the month of vrischikam.
There is evidence for this in records from a general body meeting on 16-8-1069 (Malayalam Calendar).
sor.cua.edu /ChMon/Ankamaly/AkaparambuMSaborAphroth.html   (2004 words)

  
 Media release
Malayalam calendar gives you details of the Malayalam Era, which is known as 'Kolla Varsham'.
At http://malayalam.indiainfo.com/ we also feature a mini Malayalam calendar on the right panel of the homepage for a quick preview of the current day.
Initiated in April this year the Malayalam portal also features different sections like news (India, the World, business, sports, obituary) Malayalam movie news, Kerala travel info, education, features, cities and a section on Kerala.
www.indiainfo.com /about/media/2000-12-15-pressmalu.html   (326 words)

  
 Ramayana month begins in Kerala
As Karkitakam, the lean month of the Malayalam calendar, dawned on July 16, Hindu homes and temples in Kerala resonated with the recital of the Ramayana.
Mornings and evenings, the faithful gather at temples to recite the Adhyatma Ramayanam Kilippattu of Thunchath Ezhuthachan, the father figure of Malayalam literature.
Certain days of the month, determined by the lunar calendar, are auspicious to perform rites for departed forebears at temples dedicated to Lord Vishnu.
www.rediff.com /news/2004/jul/16rama.htm   (362 words)

  
 Kerala, Kerala Festivals, Kerala Festival Calendar
Various festivals are celebrated in Kerala round the year but the dates of these festivals change every year according to the indigenous Malayalam calendar.
This race is held on the Champakulam lake on the moolam day of the Malayalam month, the day when the deity is to be installed at the temple.
The Vijaya Dasami day is observed as the day for the break up of the Puja and the initiation of children into the study of the alphabets and work and study are resumed.
www.indovacations.net /english/KeralaFestival.htm   (1515 words)

  
 The Telegraph - Calcutta : Jamshedpur
The first set of celebrations hits the town tomorrow on the occasion of the beginning of the Marathi calendar, Gudi Padwa.
Come April 14 and it is the turn of the Oriya community to celebrate the day on the occasion of Pona Sankranti.
April 14 would mark a hat-trick with the Malayalis also celebrating the Vishu, the beginning of the Malayalam calendar.
www.telegraphindia.com /1060330/asp/jamshedpur/story_6031760.asp   (320 words)

  
 Kerala Tips » Malayalam
Please note that you need a Malayalam unicode font installed on your operating system to read this.
Tapioca (Search the web in Malayalam) is powered by Mozhi and Anajli old font.
There are a lot of Malayalam blogs coming up every day on blogspot.
www.keralatips.org /category/malayalam   (758 words)

  
 Malayalam calendar - Definition, explanation
The Malayalam calendar is a solar calendar used in the South Indian state of Kerala.
The Malayalam era called KollaVarsham (or Kollam era) was established in 825
Commonly used Malayalam Calendar with both normal (Julian) calendar, the Malayalam calendar and other details sun rise and set times, holidays etc.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/m/ma/malayalam_calendar.php   (160 words)

  
 Palakkad Onam
Vibrant and colorful harvest festival of Onam is celebrated in the beginning of the first month of Malayalam Calendar (Kolla Varsham) called Chingam.
This corresponds with the month of August-September according to Gregorian Calendar and the sixth month of Indian (Hindu) Calendar called Bhadrapada or Bhadon.
After the month of deprivation, Karkidakam (last month of Malayalam Calendar), farmers are happy with a bountiful harvest and celebrate the festival to the hilt.
palakkadtourism.org /onam.php   (402 words)

  
 Five Year festival calendar
In Kerala, festival dates are decided in accordance with the Malayalam calendar and the local traditions and customs.
But there can be changes in the dates according the customs and rituals associated with each place of worship.
As such, this should be considered only as an approximate calendar and the dates confirmed with the local authorities
www.keralatourism.org /php/travel/data/festivalcalendar.php   (73 words)

  
 Malayalam calendar   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Thus Chingom (from Simham or Lion) is named after the constellation Leo.
The Malayalam era called KollaVarsham (or Kollam era) was established in 825.
A.D. Some historians attribute the founding of this era to King Udaya Marthanda Varma, King of Venad.
www.xasa.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/m/ma/malayalam_calendar.html   (110 words)

  
 Malayalam New Year,Vishu Festival,Malayalam New Year Celebrations,New Year Day in Malayalam
Malayalam New Year,Vishu Festival,Malayalam New Year Celebrations,New Year Day in Malayalam
Vishu festival or Malayalam New Year falls on the first of Malayalam month of Medam (March-April).
Malayalam feast is an equal proportion of all tastes.
www.newyearfestival.com /malayalam-new-year.html   (445 words)

  
 Although the Indian National Calendar is the official calendar for the Hindus
Although the Indian National Calendar is the official calendar for the Hindus
Although the Indian National Calendar is the official calendar for the Hindus, regional variants still prevail.
The Hindu Calendar is year is named in a cycle of 60 names which repeat themselves every 60 years.
www.parashakthitemple.org /html/ugaadhi.htm   (758 words)

  
 When is Onam,Onam Date,Onam Festival Date,Onam Calendar,Onam Date 2007
Onam Festival is celebrated in the beginning of the first month of Malayalam Calendar (Kolla Varsham) called Chingam.
This month corresponds to August-September in Gregorian Calendar and Bhadrapada or Bhadon in Indian (Hindu) Calendar.
After the month of deprivation, Karkidakam (last month of Malayalam Calendar), farmers are happy with a bountiful harvest and celebrate the festival to the hilt.
www.onamfestival.org /when-is-onam.html   (424 words)

  
 Morth Mariam Church, Ankamaly   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The archaeological department of Kerala has interpreted the inscription on a stone on the altar as the consent of the local chieftan for the establishment of the church.
For centuries the Church at Ankamaly and the Mor Sabor and Mor Afroth chapel at Akaparambu were a united parish and was administered by one council as is evident in the record of a general body meeting of 16-8-1069 (Malayalam Calendar).
A Scout movement was organised in this church as early as 1933 under the initiative of Mor Athanasious Paulos.
sor.cua.edu /ChMon/Ankamaly/AnkamalyHVMary.html   (1881 words)

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