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BEKKERAPALLI YELLAMMA TEMPLE 

The word Yelamma yields different interpretations. 'Yella' means 'all' and as such it stands for the whole universe comprising animate and inanimate objects. It ran also be interpreted as applicable to humans which invariably includes all castes, creeds and cults, regardless of distinctions. Another deviation referees to the boundary of a place, and so she is the goddess stationed at the boundary to protecting the people from external danger by her round the clock vigil. The honorific name Yellamma or Polimeramma needless to say, stands for a goddess, who exercises untiring constant vigilance over certain region. Does not the practice of installing her icon outside the village justify its connotation? Like an ideal sentinel, she keeps guard of the entire area under her jurisdiction and screens people from external harm. 

This temple at Bekkarapalli dedicated to Yellamma has built up certain exotic traditions that mirror the worshippers steadfast faith, though dismissed by agnostics as blind beliefs unfit for adoration.

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