Sharannavarathri: Private Durbar at Mysore Palace from tomorrow

Sharannavarathri: Private Durbar at Mysore Palace from tomorrow

October 14, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: As part of Dasara festival, member of the erstwhile Royal family Pramoda Devi Wadiyar has released the schedule of Sharannavarathri to take place in the Mysore Palace premises, which is as follows:

Oct.15: Private Durbar, Ascending the throne and religious events will take place from 6.05 am, followed by Kumkuma Dharane at Chamundi Thotti from 7.05 am, Kalasha Puja at 10.15 am. The idol of Goddess Chamundeshwari will be brought from Chamundi Thotti to Kannadi Thotti at 1.45 pm.

Oct. 20: Saraswathi Puja will be held from 10.05 am.

Oct. 21: Kalarathri at Kannadi Thotti after Khas Durbar.

Oct. 22: Durgashtamai puja.

Oct. 23: Mahanavami puja will commence with the performance of Chandi Homa at 5.30 am, following which the royal weapons will be taken to Sri Kodi Someshwaraswamy temple at 6.05 am and the same will be brought back after puja to the Kalyana Mantap at 7.15 am.  Poornahuti of Chandi Homa will take place at 9.30 am, following which Ayudha Puja will take place at Kalyana Mantap from 12.20 pm to 12.45 pm. Later in the evening, Durbar and Simha Visarjane will take place.

Oct. 24:  As part of Vijayadashami, Uttara Puja will be performed to Pattada Elephant, Horse, Cow  and royal weapons at Kalyana Mantap at 9.45 am. Vijaya Yatre and Shammi Puja will take place from 11.10 am    to 11.45 am.

Nov. 8: Dismantling and shifting of Golden Throne to Strong Room (10.15 am and 10.45 am).

Palace entry restricted for visitors

READ ALSO  Athletes excel in sports meet

Entry of tourists to Mysore Palace will be restricted on the following days during Dasara-2023.

Oct. 15 (Sunday): No entry from 10 am to 2 pm (Private Durbar, Ascending the throne and religious ceremonies by the members of the royal family). Oct. 23 (Monday): No entry from 10 am to 2 pm (Mahanavami and Ayudha Puja at Kalayana Mantap). Oct. 24 (Tuesday): No entry full day (Vijayadashami procession). Nov. 8 (Wednesday): Public entry to the Palace will be restricted from 10 am to 1 pm (Dismantling of Golden Throne and keeping it back in the Strong Room).

No Sound & Light Show at Palace

As part of Dasara Cultural Programmes at Mysore Palace, the Sound & Light Show at the Palace is temporarily stopped from Oct. 9 to 31, according to a press release from Palace Board Deputy Director T.S. Subramanya.


Mysuru’s favorite and largest circulated English evening daily has kept the citizens of Mysuru informed and entertained since 1978. Over the past 45 years, Star of Mysore has been the newspaper that Mysureans reach for every evening to know about the happenings in Mysuru city. The newspaper has feature rich articles and dedicated pages targeted at readers across the demographic spectrum of Mysuru city. With a readership of over 2,50,000 Star of Mysore has been the best connection between it’s readers and their leaders; between advertisers and customers; between Mysuru and Mysureans.


Academy News Papers Private Limited, Publishers, Star of Mysore & Mysuru Mithra, 15-C, Industrial ‘A’ Layout, Bannimantap, Mysuru-570015. Phone no. – 0821 249 6520

To advertise on Star of Mysore, email us at

Online Edition: [email protected]
Print Editon: [email protected]
For News/Press Release: [email protected]