Bathukamma is a popular festival celebrated by the Hindu women of Telangana, India. It is followed by Boddemma which is One 7 days occasion. This occasion falls in the a few several weeks of September/October known as as Ashvin or Aswiyuja. Bathukamma occasion is popular for nine days during Durga Navratri. It starts on the day of Mahalaya Amavasya. It indicates two days before Dussera known as as Durgashtami. On the final day, the finishing ceremony of Bathukamma panduga is popular as an outstanding occasion – Pedda Bathukamma or Saddula Bathukamma.


Bathukamma is a amazing flower selection, structured with regular flowers, in seven concentric stages, of potter’s clay-based like a reel. Bathuku in Telugu indicates live/life, and Amma indicates mom, hence Bathukamma, is popular for the wonder, later denoted as Goddess Gauri - the Goddess of womanhood.

During the occasion, Goddess Gauri is worshipped by means of Bathukamma. Women search for her delights for success and a good season. Colors, blossoms and water are all innate to the occasion and the goddess herself is not one based in a shrine but turmeric extract and placed on top of conical flower arrangements that represent both life and eternity in their colours. The goddess is designed each season and engrossed usually on the Tenth day of the occasion in local water bodies. There was a distinct grandeur and to a smaller level still is that one can only associate with a occasion of the characteristics, where fun and play is the order of the day. This biggest occasion of Telanagna area, Batukamma occasion was started hundreds of years ago and still famous as huge social occasion in this region.

Preparation Of Bathukamma

On this day, the men of the home go into the outrageous flatlands and collect blossoms like gunuka , tangedi, lotus, alli, katla and teku, which blossom in this period in various vivid shades all across the uncultivated and barren plains of the region.. Women begin preparing bathukamma fromafternoon. They cut the flowers making the little duration platform, some dip in colours, some fragrant and organize them ona wide plate known as as tambalamu, and collection them up in a conical mound, designed with a pumpkin flower on top of the collection.

Saddula Bathukamma

This occasion is famous for nine days and indicates on Durgastami. The top level day is known as Saddula Bathukamma. On this day they enjoy into the small hours before leaving their Bathukamma in water. Lakes and water bodies floating with bathukammas in the nights is a treat to the eyes. Maleeda, a prasadam made of jaggery, is ready on this day and distributed at the end of the occasion. People wanting to look at Bathukamma occasion being famous in its true feeling and full wonder must visit Warangal on its last day i.e. 2 days before occasion of Dussehra. Only women are permitted, and male companions must wait outside the grounds.

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