Yellamma Temple Bonalu 2012

The Sunday following the Bonalu celebrations at Secunderabad at the Ujjaini Mahankali Temple, the rest of Hyderabad celebrates the festival. The more grand and prominent of these occur at Balkampet’s Yellamma temple as well as the Old City’s Laldarwaza. Here I present a series of visuals at the Balkampet Yellamma temple on Jul 15, when… Continue reading Yellamma Temple Bonalu 2012

Lashkar Bonalu 2012

After the Bonalu kicks off at Golconda fort it is celebrated in Secunderabad. The Mahankai Bonalu Jathara¬† is probably the most grand celebration of the Bonalu in the twin cities with the largest turnout. The energy and the spirit of the festival must be experienced to be believed. The preparations for the festival happen on… Continue reading Lashkar Bonalu 2012

Bathukamma Panduga

Celebrated by women across Telangana on Durgasthami, this festival is about colours and flowers. Varying sizes of floral mountains are created, placed in the centre and women sing songs and move in circles around them More about the festival can be read on wiki All the images on this blog are protected by copyright. Please… Continue reading Bathukamma Panduga