Bonalu Festival Dates 2017 in Telangana: The Bonalu Festival beginning as usual at Golkonda and Secunderabad Mahankali Temple.
The Telangana Bonalu Jatra 2017 dates are June 25, July 2, July 9, July 16 and July 23. Bonalu 2017 date at the Ujjaini Mahankali Temple is July 9 and the Rangam is on July 10.
Bonalu Festival Dates 2017 in Telangana
Bonalu Festival 2017 dates are June 25 2017, July 2 2017 , July 9 2017 , July 16 2017 and July 23 2017. Bonalu 2017 date at the Ujjaini Mahankali Temple is July 9th 2017 and the Rangam is on July 10th 2017.
Golkonda Bonalu Festival 2016
About Telangana Bonalu Festival
Bonalu is an Telangana state official Hindu Festival which is being celebrated in cities of Hyderabad, Secunderabad and in some parts of Telangana State.Goddess Mahankali is Worshipped. The festival is observed on the Sundays in Ashada Masam(July/August Month).
This year 2016, the Bonalu Festival will be celebrated on July 4th, July 17th and July 28 2016(Sunday).
Meaning of Bonam(Bonalu)
The festival name Bonam is derived from the word “Bojanam” [Meal/Food in English]. During the festival devotees offer Bonalu to Goddess Mahankali.
Offering of “Bonalu” to Goddess
Devotees prepare Rice cooked with Milk, Jaggery in a new Brass or Earthen Pot adorned with neem leaves, Turmeric, Vermilion and a Lighted Diya on the top of the Pot. Devotees carry the Pots on their heads and make offering of “Bonalu” along with Saree, Bangles and Turmeric-Vermilion to the Mother Goddess in the Temples.
Worship of Goddess “Kali(Shakti)”:
During the “Bonalu” Festival, devotees worship Mother Goddess Kali(Shakti) and her various forms. Goddess is worshipped as Mysamma, Pochamma, Yellamma, Peddamma, Nookalamma, Ankalamma, Poleramma, Maremma and etc.,
Bonalu Festival in Lal Darwaza Mahankali Temple
The Bonalu Festival is being celebrated in Ujjain Mahankali Madir, Lal Darwaza. This year 2015, the festival will be celebrated on August 9 and 10
The Bonalu festival 2015 is celebrated for 3 days with great pomp and gaiety. The festival concludes with the immersion of GHATAM on the third day. The second day is celebrated as RANGAM.
GHATAM is a Copper Pot decorated in the form of Mother Goddess.