Durga Navratri Puja in Bhadrakali Temple at Hanamkonda, Warangal

Durga Navratri puja in Bhadrakali Temple, Hanamkonda, is a jubilant festival celebrated for nine festive days. Durga Navaratri puja 2017 starts on September 21 and ends on September 30 with Dasara.

Badrakali – the Goddess of prosperity is situated in Hanamkonda, Warangal district of Telangana region in Andhra Pradesh. Badrakali is the terrible form of Goddess Durga Devi. According to Asuras (Demons), Maa Badrakali is the violent form of Goddess of prosperity – Durga / Shambhavi/ Amba / Jagadamba.

During the Telugu month of ‘Sravana’, in Badrakali Temple, ‘Shakambari Devi Utsavaalu’ are held. During this Utsav, Badrakali Ammavaru is shown as Shakambari Devi. Shakambari Devi – Goddess Badrakali is dressed up with vegetables (Shaka = Vegetables , Ambari = alankar).

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