Dasara 2017

Dasara elephants to return to camps on Oct. 3
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Dasara elephants to return to camps on Oct. 3

Mysuru: The 15 Dasara Elephants including the cynosure of all eyes Arjuna, the howdah elephant were all in a relaxed mood, this morning, after completing a successful day yesterday, winning the hearts of lakhs of people. The Gajapayana (elephant march) will begin on Oct. 3 after the puja to them at 8 pm and they…

Hotels make a killing
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Hotels make a killing

Mysuru: Chief Minister Siddharmaiah has expressed his displeasure at the distribution of free passes to the public. At the same time he has condoned the District Administration and the Dasara Special Sub-Committee as they were helpless to meet the demands of the free passes. In fact, the CM himself has said that a Cabinet Minister…

Kannada Film Stars perform at Yuva Dasara
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Kannada Film Stars perform at Yuva Dasara

Mysuru:  The last two days of Yuva Dasara drew crowds in large numbers to Maharaja’s College Grounds as the Sandalwood Stars descended on the stage to entertain the audience. On Day-1 of the Sandalwood Night, Dhruva Sarja of ‘Bharjari’ was the star attraction while Challenging Star Darshan was show-stopper the following day. Meanwhile, other Sandalwood…

Ayudha Puja Tomorrow, Jumboo Savari Day After
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Ayudha Puja Tomorrow, Jumboo Savari Day After

Mysuru: Undeterred by a cloudy atmosphere and spiralling process of flowers, banana stalk and ash gourd, people thronged the markets to buy puja materials for Ayudha Puja tomorrow. As the weatherman has predicted rainfall during evenings, people rushed to the markets early this morning to purchase materials for the puja. And the vendors were not…

Unique puja to Dasara elephants at Dargah
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Unique puja to Dasara elephants at Dargah

Mysuru: While it is quite common for priests to offer regular pujas at temple for the famed Jumboo Savari to pass of peacefully and incident-free, here is a tradition of prayers being offered at a Dargah and this particular ritual is being practiced since 80 years. Hours before the annual procession begins, special pujas are…

Vasu Dixit, Siddharth Mahadevan perform at Yuva Dasara
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Vasu Dixit, Siddharth Mahadevan perform at Yuva Dasara

Mysuru: It was a day for people present at the Maharaja’s College Grounds to remember. The venue of the Yuva Dasara, despite rains, was jam-packed with youths who had gathered to listen to Namma Mysuru talent Vasu Dixit and his ‘Swarathma’ as part of the Red Bull Music Tour, yesterday. Vasu rendered most of his…

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