Somethings change over time yet, somethings remain the same. One however hopes they get better in a long run. The same wall is decorated differently, the top image was made in 2009, and the one below in 2015.
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
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