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Ashada Jathara Bonalu Festival at Sri Ujjaini Mahakali Temple at Secunderabad

Ashada Jathara Bonalu Festival is an important annual ritual held at the famous SriUjjainiMahaKaliTemple at Secunderabad in Telangana in the Telugu Month of Ashada. In 2017, Ashada Jathara Bonalu Festival at SriUjjaini MahakaliTemple is on July 9. Rangam festival will be observed on July 10. Bonalu is an important Hindu festival dedicated to Mother Goddess in the Telagana region and is a major event in Hyderabad and Secunderabad.

SriUjjainiMahakaliTemple is an important sacred place dedicated to Shakti worship in Andhra Pradesh. The deity was installed here in the beginning of 19th century by some devotees from Ujjaini. The devotees were part of an army contingent and when they arrived at Secunderabad, the place was hit by a major cholera outbreak in which thousands of people died.
Some of the soldiers in the army contingent returned to Mahakali Devasthanam at Ujjaini and prayed to the Goddess to save Telegana region from the grip of cholera. Miraculously, the cholera disappeared from…

Taittiriya Upanishad Quotes

All beings that exist on the earth are born of food. They live by food, then again to the food they go at the end.
Bliss is a hundredfold greater that the satisfaction of a desire.
Brahman is bliss. He who knows the bliss of Brahman fears not at any time.
Becoming one with Brahman, the Supreme Self, is the aim of life. Knowledge of Brahman alone is the means for attaining this end. It cannot be attained by rituals.
Taittiriya Upanishad