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Keywords: devadasi,yellamma

A Devadasi (Jogathi) carrying a copper vessel on her head
The Yellamma (Devadasi) Cult
Cowrie (Kavade) Decorations of a Devotee
Given to God
Portrait of a Devadasi (temple woman)

Metal idol of Goddess Yellamma's Head
Goddess Renuka`s Head
The Yellamma (Devadasi) Cult
A Young 'Jogavva' on her way to seek alms

A Jogappa and four Jogathis (devotees of Yellamma) performing to please their deity
Followers of the Yellamma (Devadasi) Cult
Dedicated to Goddess -- Dedicated to Men
Dedicated to Goddess -- Dedicated to Men
Portrait of a Devadasi (Temple Woman)

A Devotee Balancing an Idol
Pictures of the mysterious Yellamma cult, Bellary
Jogati Manjamma
Folk Singer Phakiravva
Picture of Phakiravva Gudisagar
Chowdike Artist, and a follower of goddess Yellamma


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