Tag: Gajapayana

Traditional welcome to Dasara jumbos at Palace tomorrow
News

Traditional welcome to Dasara jumbos at Palace tomorrow

September 15, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: All the eight Dasara elephants — Howdah elephant Abhimanyu, Ashwathama, Dhananjaya, Vikrama, Kaveri, Chaitra, Lakshmi and Gopalaswamy — selected to participate in this year’s simple Dasara celebration, will be accorded a traditional welcome at Mysore Palace tomorrow morning.  These elephants embarked on Gajapayana, their journey from Veeranahosahalli to Mysuru, on Sept. 13 and are…

Gajapayana heralds start of Dasara
News

Gajapayana heralds start of Dasara

September 13, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Signalling the official countdown to the scaled-down Mysuru Dasara-2021, eight caparisoned elephants led by Abhimanyu — the Golden Howdah-carrying elephant — embarked on Gajapayana, their journey from the elephant camps to Mysore Palace this morning.  They reached the Forest Department’s Aranya Bhavan at Ashokapuram at 2 pm after their weight was recorded on the…

Flashback 2001: When Gajapayana was revived
News

Flashback 2001: When Gajapayana was revived

September 13, 2021

The then Minister A.H. Vishwanath was instrumental in restarting tradition Mysore/Mysuru: History says that the tradition of Gajapayana began during the reign of  Sri Jayachamaraja Wadiyar where the members of the Mysore royal family including the King (Maharaja) and his courtiers offered pujas to the tuskers at Maasthi Gudi or Maasthamma Temple near Antharasanthe in…

Gajapayana on Sept.13
Coronavirus Update, News

Gajapayana on Sept.13

September 9, 2021

Traditional welcome to jumbos at Mysore Palace on Sept. 16 Dasara inauguration atop Chamundi Hill on Oct. 7 ‘Utsavamurthy’ procession from Hill temple to Palace ‘Jumboo Savari’ procession in Palace premises on Oct. 15 Palace to be illuminated from 7 pm to 9.30 pm during Navarathri  Mysore/Mysuru: With ‘Nada Habba’ Dasara festival, which is to…

Gajapayana begins
News

Gajapayana begins

October 1, 2020

Five Dasara elephants accorded warm send off after traditional puja at Veeranahosahalli  Hunsur: ‘Gajapayana’ (marching of elephants) of five elephants which will take part in Dasara-2020 began at Veeranahosahalli on the outskirts of Nagarahole National Park in the taluk this morning. The otherwise fanfare affair with the presence of elected representatives and cultural troupes, this…

Gajapayana heralds Dasara
News

Gajapayana heralds Dasara

August 22, 2019

Mysuru: Signalling the official countdown to the famed Mysuru Dasara, the first batch of six caparisoned elephants led by the mighty tusker Arjuna — the Golden Howdah-carrying Elephant — embarked on Gajapayana, their journey from the jungle camps to the City of Palaces this morning.  The Gajapayana was flagged off at Veeranahosahalli on the outskirts…

Gajapayana: Dasara elephants leave Anekadu Camp for Veeranahosahalli
News

Gajapayana: Dasara elephants leave Anekadu Camp for Veeranahosahalli

August 21, 2019

First batch of six elephants to arrive in city tomorrow Mysuru: Gajapayana, the march of Dasara elephants, will begin tomorrow morning at Veeranahosahalli Gate bordering Nagarahole National Park and the first batch of six elephants, led by Howdah Elephant Arjuna will be transported to city later in the evening. Gajapayana will be launched after Priest…

1 2 3
ABOUT

Mysuru’s favorite and largest circulated English evening daily has kept the citizens of Mysuru informed and entertained since 1978. Over the past 41 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.

CONTACT

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]