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MLA Munirathna offers special puja to Goddess Chamundeshwari
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MLA Munirathna offers special puja to Goddess Chamundeshwari

November 19, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: After resounding victory in RR Nagar by-polls, N. Munirathna visited Sri Chamundeshwari Temple atop Chamundi Hill yesterday and offered special puja. He was accompanied by Mysuru-Kodagu MP PratapSimha. It is learnt that he had vowed to come back and hold special puja if he wins in the by-elections. Accordingly, after winning in the by-polls,…

Simple Rathotsava atop Chamundi Hill
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Simple Rathotsava atop Chamundi Hill

October 29, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Amid restriction on entry of devotees, the annual ‘Chamundeshwari Rathotsava’ was held in a simple, yet traditional manner atop Chamundi Hill this morning. The Rathotsava, also called Samvatsarothsava, is held atop the Hill every year after Vijayadashami, during Ashwija Maasa in Uttarabhadra Nakshatra in a grand manner, with thousands of devotees thronging the Hill…

DC pulls Chariot to fulfil vow
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DC pulls Chariot to fulfil vow

October 28, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Fulfilling her vow which she had reportedly made to the Goddess praying for the safe conduct of Dasara festivities, Deputy Commissioner Rohini Sindhuri Dasari, along with her family members, pulled the Chariot carrying the idol of Goddess Chamundeshwari atop Chamundi Hill on Monday evening, hours after the Jamboo Savari successfully ended in the Palace…

No entry to Chamundi Hill View Points after 6 pm
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No entry to Chamundi Hill View Points after 6 pm

October 21, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Entry to Chamundi Hill has been banned after 6 pm for visiting public and tourists with an immediate effect to check large gathering at View Points to watch the illuminated city flouting COVID-19 protocol.  However, this is not applicable to the Hill residents, security and temple staff. According officials, people are allowed to the…

Dancing on the Rainbow
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Dancing on the Rainbow

October 18, 2020

By Girija Madhavan Seeing a rainbow over Chamundi Hill recently, an old Burmese film song, “Dancing on the Rainbow,” came to mind awakening  memories of “Burma” [now Myanmar], where I lived from 1959 to1961. My husband, A. Madhavan, was posted to the Indian Embassy in Rangoon. It was my first experience as an Indian Foreign…

Traditional start for simple Dasara
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Traditional start for simple Dasara

October 17, 2020

Dr. C.N. Manjunath urges Govt. to treat Corona Warriors, who die while on duty, as ‘Martyrs’ All tourist spots in Mysuru and Mandya open for visitors Mysore/Mysuru: After months of COVID-19 pandemic, Mysuru came alive with the opening of Dasara-2020 festivities atop Chamundi Hill today. The city will be bubbling with enthusiasm and gaiety for…

Netas flout COVID guidelines
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Netas flout COVID guidelines

October 17, 2020

Dr. Manjunath accorded traditional honour Mysore/Mysuru: COVID-19 guidelines issued by Union Health Ministry went for a toss due to its violation at the inauguration of Dasara atop Chamundi Hill this morning. Although the State Government had restricted the crowd to 200, the number of Police personnel on duty crossed 100 due to presence of VVIPs….

Simple but colourful start to Mysuru Dasara
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Simple but colourful start to Mysuru Dasara

October 17, 2020

All tourist spots in Mysuru, Mandya open for visitors Mysore/Mysuru: The world famous Dasara festival got off to a colourful start with floral tributes to Goddess Chamundeshwari, the presiding deity of Mysuru, atop Chamundi Hill this morning. Dr. C.N. Manjunath, Cardiologist and Director, Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research, Bengaluru, became the first…

Mysuru Dasara-2020: Oct. 17-26: Minister inspects arrangements at Palace and Chamundi Hill
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Mysuru Dasara-2020: Oct. 17-26: Minister inspects arrangements at Palace and Chamundi Hill

October 16, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Amid COVID-19 pandemic scare, Mysuru is geared up for inauguration of simple Dasara festivities atop Chamundi Hill tomorrow (Oct. 17).  Dr. C.N. Manjunath, Cardiologist and Director, Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research, Bengaluru, will formally declare open Dasara-2020 between 7.45 am and 8.15 am. Six Corona Warriors will be felicitated on the…

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