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Bangles Offering At Kanaka Durga Temple In Vijayawada – Gajula Utsavam

Gajula Utsavam is a unique festival observed at the world famous Kanaka Durga Temple in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh. It is the offerings of Bangles by women devotees to their favorite deity Goddess Kanaka Durga.

Story Of Offering Bangles At Kanaka Durga Temple

There lived a family of ardent devotees of Goddess Kanaka Durga. The family consisted of husband and wife and their three daughters. The family was poor but never missed an opportunity to worship Kanaka Durga.

One day the father bought a set of bangles each for the three daughters. Suddenly a fourth girl showed up wanting to have bangles too. The poor father did not have any money. The girl then told about a pot in the house filled with money.

The poor man was astonished to find the money at the spot told by the girl.

The man immediately bought bangles for the girl. She collected the bangles and left.

Devotees believe that the girl was Goddess Kanaka Durga and she put the money to save the family from poverty.

The annual festival observed in October month attracts scores of devotees and more than 500, 000 bangles as offering.

Benefits Of Offering Bangles At Kanaka Durga Temple

  • It is seen as an immediate solution to all kinds of financial problems and property related matters.
  • It helps in early marriage of unmarried women.
  • There will be peace and prosperity in the family.