365Telugu.com online news,Hyderabad,April 19th,2023: Balkampet Yellamma Temple is a famous Hindu temple located in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. The temple is dedicated to the goddess Yellamma, who is considered to be an incarnation of the Hindu goddess Kali.
The temple is believed to be over 700 years old and is said to have been constructed during the time of the Kakatiya dynasty. It is one of the oldest and most popular temples in Hyderabad and attracts a large number of devotees every year.
The temple is known for its vibrant and colorful celebrations during the Bonalu festival, which is held in the month of Ashada (July-August) every year. During this festival, devotees offer special prayers to the goddess and carry decorated pots filled with rice, jaggery, curd, and water on their heads as a symbol of gratitude and devotion.
The Balkampet Yellamma Temple is not only a popular pilgrimage site but also a cultural landmark in Hyderabad. The temple architecture, the rituals, and the festivals celebrated here showcase the rich heritage and traditions of Telangana.