Balkampet Yellamma Temple Navaratri is one of the popular celebrations in Hyderabad. In 2014, Balkampet Yellamma Temple Sharan Navaratri Utsavams have begun on 25 September and will end on October 3rd with Dasara Mahotsavam.
During 9-days of Navaratri festival, Goddess Yellamma is decorated in nine forms of Shakti and worshipped with utmost gusto and gaiety. Navadevi Alankara Sampradayam is the tradition of Navaratri Puja in this Temple.
Balkampet Yellamma temple in Hyderabad is one of the famous temples dedicated to Goddess Yellamma, a traditional manifestation of Goddess Parvati or Shakti. Sri Yellamma Devasthanam is considered to be existing since 15th century and has got today’s renovated form in the year 1919 as per the historical data available.
The unique feature of this temple is the presiding deity of Yellamma lies 10 feet beneath the ground level (bhoogarbha swayambhu vigraham). There is a well behind the temple of Sri Yellamma in Balkampet which is considered as very sacred that who takes a bath with this water will be cured from all diseases and become healthier. The water of this well is also taken Theertham.
Image Gallery of Navaratri Alankarams of Balkampet Yellamma..
25 September 2014 – Balatripura Sundari Devi Alankaram
26 September 2014 – Mahalakshmi Alankaram
27 September 2014 – Annpurna Devi Alankaram