Bonalu now Telangana State Festival

Bonalu now Telangana State Festival. In 2014, Bonalu begins on June 30 and ends on July 20. Government of Telangana has declared the Ashada Jatara, popular as ‘Bonalu’ a State festival. The same is celebrated during ‘Ashada Masam’ in nearly 115 temples across the twin cities, including the Ujjaini Mahankali Temple, Secunderabad for several decades. […]

Significance of Vaibhava Lakshmi Vratham


What is the Significance of Vaibhava Lakshmi Vratham? Why Vaibhava Lakshmi Vratham is observed for prosperity and wealth? Alankrito Maya Jantoo Sarvo Bhavati Pujita Nirdhanam Shivatulyoapi Sarverapyabhibhuyata. Ma Lakshmi says, “The one blessed by me is honored. But a poor one, even one as great as Lord Shiva, gets no social respect. He is ignored everywhere.” Ma […]