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Five new elephants in this year’s Dasara jumbo squad
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Five new elephants in this year’s Dasara jumbo squad

July 12, 2022

Forest officials begin process to select successor for Golden Howdah carrying Abhimanyu Mysore/Mysuru: The process to select the successor for Golden Howdah carrying Abhimanyu has begun and the Forest Department officials have decided to bring in five new elephants for this year’s Dasara Jumbo squad. The successor of Abhimanyu will be carrying the 750 kg…

Cannon firing drill for Dasara jumbos begins
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Cannon firing drill for Dasara jumbos begins

September 30, 2021

Palace tourists have a glimpse of ancient guns booming Loaded tranquilliser darts ready in case elephants run amok  Mysore/Mysuru: Except for a couple of body jerks by Dasara elephants — first-timer Ashwathama, second-timer and the youngest Lakshmi — none of the pachyderms displayed fear or anxiety during the first 21-round cannon firing practice held at…

Weight training for Howdah elephant begins
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Weight training for Howdah elephant begins

September 20, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Abhimanyu, who has been given the responsibility of carrying the Golden Howdah (Ambari) on Jumboo Savari day for the second time, began his weight training by carrying 300-kg sand bags this noon inside the Mysore Palace premises. Before the commencement of weight training, puja was performed at Kodi Someshwara Temple in Palace premises to…

It was Abhimanyu who instilled confidence in me: Mahout Vasanth
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It was Abhimanyu who instilled confidence in me: Mahout Vasanth

October 28, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: “I never had the experience of guiding any Howdah elephant in Jumboo Savari and I was nervous, but it was Abhimanyu who instilled confidence in me which helped me to be successful in fulfilling my responsibility,” said Abhimanyu’s Mahout Vasanth. Sharing his experience with Star of Mysore as it was the first time for…

Till we meet again…
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Till we meet again…

October 28, 2020

Howdah elephant Abhimanyu bidding adieu to Mysureans while leaving Mysore Palace to Mathigod Elephant Camp this morning after successfully carrying the Golden Howdah for the first time during ‘Jumboo Savari.’ Photo by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav

Dasara elephants to go back to their respective camps tomorrow
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Dasara elephants to go back to their respective camps tomorrow

October 27, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Howdah elephant Abhimanyu and his team members, Gopi, Vikram, Kaveri and Vijaya, who participated in the Jumboo Savari at Mysore Palace yesterday and successfully fulfilled the responsibility given to them, were seen in a relaxed mood at the Palace this morning. This morning, Abhimanyu and Gopi were taken to Mysuru Zoo to help the…

Abhimanyu rehearses with wooden howdah
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Abhimanyu rehearses with wooden howdah

October 18, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Fearless Abhimanyu, who is given the responsibility of carrying the whooping 750 kg Golden Howdah during Jumboo Savari, rehearsed with the wooden howdah today carrying a total weight of 600 kg. Accompanied by Kumki elephants Kaveri and Vijaya, Abhimanyu walked with ease in the Palace premises via Jayamarthanda Gate, Kodi Someshwaraswamy Temple and Varahaswamy…

Howdah Elephant rehearses with 350-kg sand bags
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Howdah Elephant rehearses with 350-kg sand bags

October 8, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Dasara elephant Abhimanyu, which has been given the responsibility of carrying the Golden Howdah on Jumboo Savari day, began his training by carrying 350-kg sand bags this morning inside the Palace premises. Before the commencement of weight training, puja was performed at Kodi Someshwara Temple in Palace premises and to the Gaadhi Namdha (a…

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