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2022’s first Ashada Friday tomorrow
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2022’s first Ashada Friday tomorrow

June 30, 2022

No private vehicles allowed on Chamundi Hill; Parking lot created at Lalitha Mahal Helipad Free bus facility from Helipad to Hill temple; Restrictions on July 1, 8, 15, 20 and 22 Mysore/Mysuru: This year’s first Ashada Friday, an auspicious day in the Ashada month for Hindus begins tomorrow, July 1 and along with thousands of…

Horlicks Mysore Pak awaits Ashada Friday devotees
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Horlicks Mysore Pak awaits Ashada Friday devotees

June 30, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: This year, a special type of Prasadam (Mysore Pak) made out of Horlicks awaits the devotees who come to Sri Chamundeshwari Temple atop the Chamundi Hill on the first Friday of Ashada month (Ashada Shukravara) that falls on July 1 (tomorrow).  Over 35,000 devotees will get the sweet that will be distributed by Sri…

Ahead of  first Ashada Friday, Chamundi Hill steps cleaned
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Ahead of first Ashada Friday, Chamundi Hill steps cleaned

June 29, 2022

Over 80 volunteers take part in cleaning drive Clear the stairway of plastic bags, bottles, chips packets Mysore/Mysuru: Ahead of Ashada Friday puja rituals atop Chamundi Hill from July 1, Sir M. Visvesvaraya Tap and Drainage Workers Welfare Association took up the cleaning of 1,008 steps leading to Sri Chamundeshwari Temple this morning. Over 80…

Ashada Shukravara puja rituals atop Chamundi Hill: After 2 years, entry for devotees this time
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Ashada Shukravara puja rituals atop Chamundi Hill: After 2 years, entry for devotees this time

June 28, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: With the threat of COVID-19 and its potent variants subsiding and with a boost in the confidence achieved after the double dose and a booster dose of vaccination, the District Administration has taken a decision to allow devotees to Chamundi Hill for ‘Ashada Shukravara’ puja rituals in the auspicious Ashada month that begins tomorrow….

Who makes use of VIP facilities more, Police or politicians?
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Who makes use of VIP facilities more, Police or politicians?

June 28, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Last year and in 2020, the District Administration faced severe criticism from the devotees and the public for allowing several VIPs who came with their groups to the Chamundeshwari Temple on Ashada Fridays and Chamundeshwari Vardhanti. The VIPs were allowed entry even as the Temple was out of bounds for devotees. This step was…

Mayor miffed at last-minute invitation
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Mayor miffed at last-minute invitation

June 28, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: In-Charge Mayor Sunanda Palanetra has expressed her displeasure about not being invited to the Ashada Friday meeting yesterday. “The meeting was pre-decided and as per the protocol, the invitation had to be extended to me in advance. I am the First Citizen of Mysuru and I got a call from the Personal Secretary of…

‘Ashada’ rituals atop Chamundi Hill conclude
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‘Ashada’ rituals atop Chamundi Hill conclude

August 7, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Curtains came down on the month-long ‘Ashada’ puja atop Chamundi Hill yesterday. This time, the rituals were restricted due to COVID-19 pandemic and held within the premises of Sri Chamundeshwari Temple. The hill top that was bustling with devotees every year, wore a deserted look this time with restriction on devotees. The special puja…

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