Telangana state festival Bonalu Jatara – V6 Spot Light
Bonalu is a Telangana festival, Goddess Mahankali is worshiped. Bonalu is an annual festival celebrated in Twin Cities Hyderabad, Secunderabad and parts of Telangana. It is celebrated in the month of July/August. Special poojas are performed for Yellamma on the first and last day of the festival. The festival is also considered a thanksgiving to the Goddess for fulfillment of vows.
Bonam means Bojanam or a Meal in Telugu, is an Offering to Mother Goddess.