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BEKKERAPALLI YELLAMMA TEMPLE 

The deity is quite big in size and wears fierce aspect as it is common with Bali priyas and classed one among the Kshudra devatas. Prayer services too are quite queer, when compared with the goddess who take Satwika puja. The star attraction of this temple is the celebration of quinquinnial festival that attracts lakhs of people Inviting the deity to preside over the function is made with mud pots filled with water and chanted margosa stems. Then surfaces the fantastic tradition offering special prayers by ladies almost naked without outfit, but covering their bodies with neem garlands, towards redemption of vows taken They march to the temple in procession to the accompaniment of instrumental music. It is a unique tradition, no where practised, says the priest. Due to receipt of Mother's abundant grace with such exotic worship, the number is waxing with the passage of tune. One more of similar nature practised at Chandragutti village in Karnataka excels this, where men and women visit the temple and offer prayers absolutely naked. Will ever the quixotic arc become a full perfect quixotic circle?

It lies in Narva Mandalam of Palamur district of Andhra Praders, accessible by bus.

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