Yellamma Temple located at Balkampet, Hyderabad is 700 years old temple and the most revered temples of Hyderabad. The temple is popularly called as Balkampet Yellamma temple. Thousands of devotees visit the temple on Sundays and Tuesdays.
This temple is dedicated to Goddess Yellamma, the incarnation of Goddess Parvathi. Yellamma means "Mother of the Universe".
The temple was first constructed in 15th Century AD and later renovated in the early 20th century. The idol of the goddess in the temple is seen 10 feet lower than the ground level, hence the goddess is also called as Jala Durga.
The month of 'Ashada' bring colors and festive fervor to Telangana. Every village, town & city resonate the cultural heritage of Telangana with unique Bonalu rituals, folk dances, pothuraju processions.
During the Ashada month, lakhs of devotees visit the temple to offer Bonalu & to seek the blessings from goddess Yellamma. Goddess Pochamma is the Kshetrapa…