Ankamma Festival of Andhra Pradesh
Name of Festival : Ankamma Festival
Major Territory of Celebration
Ankamma Festival is celebrated in Andhra Pradesh state of India
Time of celebration (Months)
Ankamma Festival is celebrated in the month of Ashadha (June – July)
The Five day of the month of Ashadha Ankamma Festival is celebrated.On this festival deity is placed in a palanquin and taken in a procession early in the morning . Procession goes to the temple accompanied by the music and dance .People decorated their floor with rangavali.They offers the heap of cooked rice and a ram is sacrificed on the evening of the following day.
Ankamma on a tiger shaped vehicle and her sister Mahalakshmamma shapped of jackal – shaped vehicle are taken to a four- shelled cart,