During the Bonalu festivities, some participants balance 2-3 pots on their head, hold neem branches and get into a state of trance and sway to the reverberating drums.
On July 15, most of Hyderabad celebrated the Bonalu. A more historic venue of the celebration is at Lal Darwaza in the old city. More than 100 years ago, the Nizam’s Prime Minister Maharaja Kishen Perhsad prayed at this temple to provide relief the floods. Floods effected the whole of Hyderabad. and the flood waters… Continue reading Laldarwaza Bonalu 2012