Celebrated in : Telangana, Aandhra Pradesh Meaning : Bhojanalu In the month of : Aashadha (June-July) Celebrated by : Hindu
Bonalu is another folk festival, which is very famous in the Telangana region. The word "Bonalu" is derived from "Bhojanalu" meaning food, which is offered to the Goddess. This century old tradition is celebrated with utmost gaiety and devotional fervour. It is celebrated during the month of 'Ashadh'. This one-month long festival is marked by devotional singing and ritualistic worship to the village deities "Yellamma", "Mahankali", "Maisamma", "Pochamma", and "Gundamma".