About Festivals and Jatharas of Telangana
There are few festivals which are not celebrated in any other place other than in Telangana. The Festivals and Jatharas of Telangana State present its unique culture, people and language. These Hindu Religious Temples are administered by the Endowments Department Telangana. There strong desire to preserve the uniqueness to cherish for prosperity, which brought the inspiration among individuals to fight for their cause that led to the state birth. This Uniqueness in a particular reflection is made apparent through its festival celebrations.
3. Medaram Samakka Saralamma Jathara
4. Edupayala Jathara
This Jathara celebrated in Nagasanpalli in Medak District of Telangana. This Jathara has special significance among Telangana People in the Magh month. It spans for over 3 days and welcomes all the devotees from all districts of Telangana state to cleanse their sins by having a holy dip in the seven water streams. The popularity of this Jathara made Nagasanpalli a most loved tourist place.
5. Keslapur Nagoba Jathara
6. Kondagattu Jathara
This Jathara celebrated during Hanuman Jathara, an annual festival held in Anjaneya Swamy’s Temple located in Karimnagar district of Telangana State. Lord Hanuman worshipped, thousands of devotees appear, pay respects, seek blessings from Hanuman. The devotees of Hanuman involve in “Hanuman Deeksha” which is for 45 days and then a holy bath follows.
Ursu Jathara, Ilona Jathara, Sadar festival, etc, are some of the other unique Telangana festivals.
Important Details of Festivals and Jatharas of Telangana
- Endowments Department Telangana Website: http://endowments.ts.nic.in
- Telangana Endowments Department Head Office: Telangana Endowment Commissioner Office, Bogulkunta, Tilak Road, Hyderabad, Telangana-500 001, India
- Endowments Department of Telangana Helpline Number: 040 2475 7320
- Honourable Telangana Endowments Minister: Sri Indra Karan Reddy