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Bathukamma --What is this festival?

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Asked by sudhakar kuruvada, 12 Nov '13 09:42 am
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The BATHUKAMMA festival or Panduga is one of the most unique festivals of Andhra Pradesh especially of Telangana region celebrated mainly by the women. Celebrated during Navarathris it honours goddess Gouri on the name of Bathukamma. In Telugu, Bathukamma means come alive Mother Goddess. Bathukamma panduga, teh spring festival, is the second largest festival after Dasara or Vijaya Dashami in Telangana Region. Celebrated during Durga Navaratri, the 9-day festival will conclude two days before Dussera.
Answered by Stone Heart, 12 Nov '13 09:53 am

 
  
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Bathukamma is a festival celebrated by the Hindu women of the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh, India. It is followed by Boddemma, which is a 7-day festival. This festival falls in SeptemberOctober called Ashvin or Aswiyuja. Bathukamma is celebrated for nine days during Durga Navratri It starts on the day of Mahalaya Amavasya. It concludes two days before Dussera, called Durgashtami.
Answered by aflatoon, 12 Nov '13 10:27 am

 
  
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Bathukamma is a festival celebrated by the Hindu women of the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh, India. It is followed by Boddemma, which is a 7-day festival. This festival falls in SeptemberOctober called Ashvin or Aswiyuja. Bathukamma is celebrated for nine days during Durga Navratri It starts on the day of Mahalaya Amavasya. It concludes two days before Dussera, called Durgashtami. On the final day, the closing ceremony of Bathukamma panduga is celebrated as a great festival Pedda Bathukamma or Saddula Bathukamma;
Bathukamma is a beautiful flower stack, arranged with seasonal flowers, in seven concentric layers, of potters clay like a cone. Bathuku in Telugu means live/life, and Amma means mother; hence Bathukamma, is celebrated for the glory, later denoted as Goddess Gauri the patron goddess of womanhood
Answered by RachanaTereDilSe, 12 Nov '13 09:43 am

 
  
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