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What is Bonalu?

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Asked by NORTH STAR, 23 Oct '07 10:12 am
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Bonalu is a Hindu festival celebrated in Hyderabad, Secunderabad and some parts of Telangana, in ritual honour of Mahankali (The Mother Goddess). It is mostly celebrated in the urban areas.

Bonam means Bojanaalu (meaning meal in Telugu) , and is an offering to the Goddess. Women bring cooked rice mixed with milk and sugar, sometimes onions, filled with water in polished brass vessels or in earthen-pots (usually two pots), put small neem branches, colored in scared colors of pasupu (turmeric), kunkum(vermilion) (sometimes Kadi) in a spotted manner, lit up atop with deepam/diya and bring them on their heads come join a big procession and go to the Goddess at a local temple, led by pounding drum beaters and dancing men.

Answered by prakash behera, 23 Oct '07 10:15 am

 
  
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Bonalu is a Hindu festival celebrated in Hyderabad, Secunderabad and some parts of Telangana, in ritual honour of Mahankali (The Mother Goddess). It is mostly celebrated in the urban areas.

Bonam means Bojanaalu (meaning meal in Telugu) , and is an offering to the Goddess. Women bring cooked rice mixed with milk and sugar, sometimes onions, filled with water in polished brass vessels or in earthen-pots (usually two pots), put small neem branches, colored in scared colors of pasupu (turmeric), kunkum(vermilion) (sometimes Kadi) in a spotted manner, lit up atop with deepam/diya and bring them on their heads come join a big procession and go to the Goddess at a local temple, led by pounding drum beaters and dancing men.
Answered by iqbal seth, 31 Aug '13 02:34 pm

 
  
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Bonalu is a Hindu festival celebrated in Hyderabad, Secunderabad and some parts of Telangana, in ritual honour of Mahankali (The Mother Goddess). It is mostly celebrated in the urban areas.
Answered by Quest, 16 Jun '13 03:02 pm

 
  
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Bonalu is a Hindu festival celebrated in Hyderabad, Secunderabad and some parts of Telangana, in ritual honour of Mahankali (The Mother Goddess). It is mostly celebrated in the urban areas.
Answered by sumati gayki, 30 Aug '09 01:23 pm

 
  
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Bonalu is a Hindu festival celebrated in Hyderabad.
Answered by Seema, 23 Oct '07 10:21 am

 
  
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Bonalu is a Hindu festival celebrated in Hyderabad.
Answered by anupama kumar, 23 Oct '07 10:16 am

 
  
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Bonalu.........................is my friend
Answered by MOHAMMAD KASHIF, 23 Oct '07 10:14 am

 
  
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