Bonalu

An Indian artist dressed as Hindu Goddes...An Indian artist dressed as Hindu Goddess MahaKali performs while in a trance during the final procession of the eleven-day traditional festival of 'Bonalu', a ritual offering to the goddess MahaKali, at Sri Akkanna Madanna Mahankali Temple in Hyderabad on August 5, 2013. The Goddess is honoured mostly by women during Bonalu festival with offerings of food and dancing. AFP PHOTO / Noah SEELAMNOAH SEELAM/AFP/Getty Images

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An Indian artist dressed as the Hindu goddess Mahakali performs while in a trance during the final procession of the 11-day festival of Bonalu – held in her honour at a temple in Hyderabad, India, on Monday. The goddess is revered mostly by women with offerings of food and dancing Read more