YELLAMA-Devdasi Festival - Thomas L. Kelly
Many of the children dedicated as servents to yellama end up in urban brothels. Devdasis pay homage to the Goddess at their brothel shrine.
Karnathipur, Mumbai

Many of the children dedicated as servents to yellama end up in urban brothels. Devdasis pay homage to the Goddess at their brothel shrine.
Karnathipur, Mumbai

YellammadevdasifestivaldeitydevoteegoddessHinduismreligionritualtempleSaundattiKarnatakaIndia.