Shakambari festival, also known as Shakambari Tri Ratri Utsavalu, began at Vijayawada Kanaka Durga Temple today July 23, 2010. Goddess Kanaka Durga is adorned and worshipped as Mata Shakambari Devi for three days. This festival ends on July 25, Ashada Purnima (Guru Purnima).
Vijayawada Kanakadurga temple Shakambari festival is celebrated by the inspiration given by Warangal Bhadrakali temple committee which celebrating the festival since 50 years. In Warangal Bhadrakali temple, Shakambari Utsavam is celebrated for 15 days.