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Tableaux add sparkle
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Tableaux add sparkle

October 1, 2017

Mysuru: Yesterday’s Jumboo Savari was a treat to watch with Arjuna, the Howdah Elephant, carrying the 750-Kg Golden Howdah with the idol of Goddess Chamundeshwari on the Raja Marga from Mysore Palace to Bannimantap Ground. However, adding glitter to the grand procession was the tableaux representing various districts, boards and corporations. This year 40 tableaux…

Folk troupes showcase various traditions
Dasara 2017, News

Folk troupes showcase various traditions

October 1, 2017

Mysuru: Various folk troupes from across the State, which participated in the Jumboo Savari yesterday, mesmerised lakhs of spectators who had come to witness the grand finale, through their art, which showcased the rich tradition and culture of the State. About 40 folk troupes took part in the procession, which commenced from the Mysore Palace…

R-Day Parade model just a pipe dream
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R-Day Parade model just a pipe dream

October 1, 2017

Mysuru: There is hardly any city in the country, which celebrates the ten-day Dasara festival with the same pomp, pageantry, razzmatazz, culture and history all rolled into one like the one in Mysuru. The 407-year-old Dasara celebrations started by Raja Wadiyar in Srirangapatna, has moved from dynasty-ruled festival to Nada Habba or people’s festival. However,…

Chopper hit by bird, makes emergency landing
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Chopper hit by bird, makes emergency landing

October 1, 2017

Mysuru: A Pavan Hans chopper with seven people including the pilot made an emergency landing during the second trip of the joy ride after the front right side glass shield shattered following a bird hit this morning. The chopper, which took off from Lalitha Mahal helipad at about 10.15 am today, reportedly made an emergency…

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

October 1, 2017

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

September 28, 2017

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

September 28, 2017

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…

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