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Bathukamma

Bathukamma


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In Telangana, “Bathukamma” festival or “Bonalu” is performed during Navarathri and specifically on Durgashtami. Bonalu is nothing but Mangala Gowri. In a plate, people put different kinds of flowers like a pyramid and sing songs and lullabies.         On Vijaya dashami, people leave the decorated pots in wells or rivers.         These are very delightful festivities....

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Day 1: This is the first day of Navarathri. From this day on, in Tirumala, Brahmotsavam is performed for Nine days. In the morning, Kalasam will be setup. Amma/Devi’s name on this day is “Shailaputri”.         Devi(Goddesss) is portrayed as wearing a golden yellow saree and with a smiling face. Today, the prasadam is “Katte Pongali“(for which you can find the recipe here). From...

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