|Peddamma Temple is located at Road no.55. JubileeHills, Peddamma temple is very famous among "Bonaalu"
Very Colourful Local Festival - More popular in Telangana Regions of AP) celebrating community. The word "Peddamma", which is "Pedda+Amma", literally means 'Mother of Mothers' or "The Supreme Mother". She is one of the 11 forms of Village Deities and The Supreme most. The Temple is a must-visit during this "Bonaalu" festival which occurs during June-July every year. People offer their prayers and scrifices to The Mother round the year, and The Mother bestows Her warm to the devotees.
Durga Puja is the most important festival of Hyderabadies. Consisting of series of rituals this five day long homecoming welcome of Goddess Durga is close to every Bengalis heart and soul.Durga Puja means more to us than just a religious festival.It is a celebration of life, culture, popular customs and traditions ... it is a time for coming together, of reunion and rejuvenation, of the rebirth of our piousness and last but not the least, the season to love, to share and to care.
This year the goddess arrives on an elephant and departs on boat. Goddess Durga's arrival on elephant signifies good harvest while her departure on boat signifies good harvest and flood.
Let us celebrate Durga Puja in a whole new way this year, and welcome Goddess Peddamma with an open heart and festive fervor.
The Supreme power and the mother of all Gods and Goddesses, Maa Peddamma is the ultimate primordial being and the demon slayer. This Devi with lush black hair, beautiful eyes and ten hands dawned on earth to establish the supremacy of goodness over evil. In a battle fought over a span of ten days, Maa Durga wins the ceaseless battle between Gods and demons. Durga pujo is a way to celebrate this eternal manifestation of truth and purity. Devi Durga, the daughter of Himalaya, is an epitomy of graceful beauty, motherliness, and the strong and valor warrior.
The legend of Maa Peddamma has several renditions and so does the story behind Peddamma Puja. According to the most prevalent tale, the male gods of heaven created Devi Durga, the wrathful goddess, an incarnation of Ma Sati (Lord Shiva's wife). A powerful demon named, Mahishasur (born out of the union of Rambha, the demon king and a water buffalo), who could easily change his form from human to buffalo dethroned Indra, the king of Heavens. This demon was bestowed by a unique boon from Brahmadev, whereby neither Man nor God could defeat him. Utter chaos and dismay prevailed through the entire heaven. All the Gods were shunned out of their golden seats. Defeated and disheartened the Gods request the Trinity (Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh) to save them from annihilation
Temple History :
There is no clear evidence about the existence of the temple. But it is considered that the temple is here since about 150 years. Only in the year 1993, it took place in a big way and the Rajagopuram was constructed. Hundreds of people come to this temple and it looks every day like a festival. People believe in “Amma” and the temple is very popular in the twin cities, next to “Ujjaini Mahakali Temple” Secunderabad. The devotees pray to “Amman” as their own mother and believe that she is the saviour. Unlike the utsavams i.e., Bonalu once a year, here is this temple the Bonalu utsavams performed every Sunday. Beside the common people, politicians, VIPs, Industrialists come to this temple and perform pujas in this temple.This is a 300 year old temple located in Gospadu Village. The deity is being worshipped since around 300 years and the pujas were being performed here by the ancestors of Mr. Midde Santi Peddanna. Here is their family photo. The temple was renovated in the year 1999 with the contributions from devotees. Its kumbhabishekam was performed by the Shankaracharya of Hampi Vidyaranya Virupaksha Math.
In Sanskrit Durga means " She who is incomprehensible or difficult to reach ." Goddess Durga is a form of Shakti worshipped for her gracious as well as terrifying aspect. Mother of the Universe, she represents the infinite power of the universe and is a symbol of a female dynamism.
Durga, a beautiful warrior seated upon a tiger, was the first appearance of the great goddess. Also called by many other names, such as Parvati, Ambika, and Kali. Destroyer of demons, she is worshipped during Durga puja, most popular among Bengalis.
Durga is worshipped in various other forms also. She is
Gauri , "yellow or brilliant";
Parvati, "the mountaineer";
Jagatmata , "the-mother-of-the-world"
Durga "the inaccessible";
Kali , "the black";
Chandi , "the fierce";
Bhairavi , "the terrible." .