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Lunar Eclipse: Shanti Homa
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Lunar Eclipse: Shanti Homa

July 15, 2019

Mysuru, July 15 – As part of Lunar Eclipse, Chandragrahana Shanti Homa will be performed at Sri Panchamukhi Anjaneyaswamy Temple on Irwin Road in city on July 17 from 9 am till 12 noon. The temple will perform Ganapathi Puja, Vishwakshyanaradhane and Navagraha Poorvaka Chandra Grahana Shanti Homa. For details, contact Vid. S. Krishnamurthy on…

SKYWATCH: Partial Lunar Eclipse on July 17
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SKYWATCH: Partial Lunar Eclipse on July 17

July 15, 2019

By Dr. S.A. Mohan Krishna, Observational Astronomer The most amazing and evident astronomical event in the sky is an ‘Eclipse.’ None can forget the mesmerising Supermoon, Bloodmoon, Total Lunar Eclipse that occurred on January 31 last year! This astronomical occurrence has been memorable and millions witnessed this spectacular spectacle. Analogously, last year on July 27…

Various development works launched
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Various development works launched

July 29, 2018

Mysuru: A day after Lunar Eclipse, MP Pratap Simha and Higher Education Minister G.T. Devegowda (GTD) performed Guddali Puja and launched a slew of development works in city yesterday. Pratap Simha performed Guddali Puja for the development of a part near Krishna Devaraya Circle (K.D. Circle) which is taken up at a cost of about…

Eclipse effect: 8 shops burgled in one night
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Eclipse effect: 8 shops burgled in one night

July 28, 2018

Mysuru: Last night’s Lunar Eclipse gave a perfect opportunity for burglars to strike in city and they made the most out of it by looting cash from eight shops in Kuvempunagar, Saraswathipuram and Jayapura Police limits. Though it was a sky-sent opportunity, burglars could not make away with much cash. But the way they pried…

Post-Lunar Eclipse rush at temples
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Post-Lunar Eclipse rush at temples

July 28, 2018

Mysuru: Post-Lunar Eclipse rush was seen at all temples in city this morning. In the context of Lunar Eclipse all the temples were closed last evening. The Temples got opened this morning at about 8 am after the photos, idols, Sanctum Sanctorums and temple premises were sanitised and consecrated by the Priests. After decorating the…

Mysureans witness Micro Lunar Eclipse
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Mysureans witness Micro Lunar Eclipse

July 28, 2018

The much-awaited, amazing, astronomical feast is eventually done ! People were very eager to know whether natural calamities and catastrophes may occur due to this event. Fortunately, it did not happen! The sky was absolutely clear in the beginning, say at around 9.45 pm, but it troubled the sky-gazers and astronomers throughout the night creating…

Upakarma comes under Grahana
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Upakarma comes under Grahana

August 7, 2017

Mysuru: Today is Upakarma — the day, when those who follow Brahminical tradition, change their sacred threads. It is also the day when the members of the Brahmin community, who follow Yajur Veda, come together to celebrate Yajur Upakarma.The festival is celebrated on Full Moon day (Pournami) in the Hindu month of Shravana. However, some…

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