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Women carrying Bonam pot as offerings to Goddess Mahankali during Bonalu Festival... See more

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The word Bonam is a contraction of the word Bhojanam, a Sanskrit loanword which means a meal or a feast in Telugu, is an Offering to Mother Goddess. Women prepare rice cooked with milk and jaggery in a new Brass or Earthen Pot adorned with Neem leaves, turmeric, and lit a lamp on the top of the Pot. Women carry the pots on their heads and make an offering of Bonam along with Turmeric-Vermilion,Bangles and Saree to the Mother Goddess across the Temples.... See more
Sri Ujjaini Mahakali Devasthanam, General Bazaar, Kalasiguda, Secunderabad, Telangana, India
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