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August 20, 2022

Yesterday was Krishna Janmashtami, Lord Krishna’s birthday. Among the Hindu Gods, Krishna, for me, is by far the most human, and that’s why I like him. He is a God of paradoxes, like us mortals. As mythologist Devdutt Pattanaik observed, Krishna challenges all conventional notions of divinity and appropriate social conduct. His name literally translates…

District Administration celebrates Krishna Janmashtami
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District Administration celebrates Krishna Janmashtami

August 19, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Showering of flower petals on the portrait of Lord Krishna marked the Krishna Janmashtami celebrations organised jointly by the District Administration, Kannada and Culture Department and Sri Krishna Jayanthotsava Samithi at Kirurangamandira in Kalamandira premises on Hunsur road here this morning. Speaking after inaugurating the programme, MLA L. Nagendra said that Krishna Janmashtami, also…

Digital celebration of Janmashtami Festival at ISKCON Mysuru
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Digital celebration of Janmashtami Festival at ISKCON Mysuru

August 14, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Due to the ongoing pandemic situation, ISKCON at Jayanagar had an inhouse celebration of Janmashtami festival without public participation on Aug. 12.  Throughout the day, Lord Krishna was worshipped through different offerings and aratis by the missionary devotees. The celebrations began by performing Mangalarati at 4.30 am followed by doing Sodashopachara Puja, an offering…

Krishna Janmashtami celebrated in city
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Krishna Janmashtami celebrated in city

August 11, 2020

Chamaraja MLA L. Nagendra seen showering flower petals to the idol of Sri Krishna on the occasion of Krishna Janmashtami celebration at a function organised by the District Administration at Maneyangala in Kalamandira this morning as Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) B.S. Manjunathaswamy, Kannada and Culture Assistant Director H. Channappa, Corporator Geetha Yoganand, former Deputy Mayor…

Sri Krishna Janmashtami at ISKCON, Jayanagar
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Sri Krishna Janmashtami at ISKCON, Jayanagar

August 23, 2019

Mysuru: International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) is celebrating Sri Krishna Janmashtami at its centre in 18th Cross, Jayanagar in city on Aug. 24. Celebrations will begin from 7.30 am: Shringara Arathi, 9 am to 10 pm: Sangeethotsava; 10 pm: Maha Abhisheka of Sri Krishna Balarama; 11.30 pm: Presentation on the pastime of Lord Krishna;…

Little Krishna contest at Big Bazaar tomorrow
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Little Krishna contest at Big Bazaar tomorrow

August 23, 2019

Mysuru: On the occasion of Krishna Janmashtami, Big Bazaar has organised ‘Little Krishna’ competition for children at its premises on JLB Road here from 10.30 am to 2 pm tomorrow (Aug. 24).  Interested children can register their names by visiting Big Bazaar or schools may provide the names of the participants.  There is no registration…

Low-key Krishna Janmashtami  celebrations in city
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Low-key Krishna Janmashtami celebrations in city

August 20, 2019

Mysuru: In wake of the severe floods in the State, it has been decided to celebrate Sri Krishna Janmashtami as a low-key affair on Aug.23, said Assistant Commissioner Shivegowda, during the preliminary meeting held with the officials at the DC’ Office meeting hall here recently.  Addressing the meeting, he said that the funds released for…

Krishna Janmashtami at J.K. Grounds on Aug. 25
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Krishna Janmashtami at J.K. Grounds on Aug. 25

July 30, 2019

Mysuru: ‘Dahi Handi’ competition as part of Krishna Janmashtami celebrations will be held on Aug.25 at J.K. Grounds here, said former MLA Maruthi Rao Pawar. He was addressing a press meet organised by Sri Krishnajnmashtami Utsav Samithi at Pathrakartara Bhavan here on July 27 and said that Lord Krishna’s famous Makhan Chor Leela ‘Dahi Handi’…

Krishna Janmashtami events at Kalamandira on Aug. 14
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Krishna Janmashtami events at Kalamandira on Aug. 14

August 11, 2017

Mysuru: The Mysuru Urban Development (MUDA) has organised cultural programmes on the occasion of Krishna Janmashtami on Aug. 14 at Kalamandira from 11 am. MUDA Chairman D. Dhruvakumar in a press release has urged parents to bring their children (below 12 years) dressed as Lord Krishna, Radha and Yashoda to the venue. Meanwhile, Yashu Children…

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