Vasantha Navratri Puja (Chaitra Navaratrulu) in Bhadrakali Temple, Hanamkonda, is one of the most celebrated festivals. Chaitra Vasantha Navaratri Utsavalu begins on April 6 and ends on April 14 with Navami Puja. Durga Sharan Navaratri puja 2019 starts on September 29 and ends on October 8 with Dasara.
Badrakali – the Goddess of prosperity is situated in Hanamkonda, Warangal district of Telangana. 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 Ashada Masam, in Badrakali Temple, ‘Shakambari Devi Utsavaalu’ are held. During this Utsavam, Badrakali Ammavaru is decorated and worshipped as Shakambari Devi. Goddess Badrakali is dressed up with vegetables (Shaka = Vegetables , Ambari = alankaram).