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It’ll Snow soon in Mysuru !
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It’ll Snow soon in Mysuru !

By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Why go to Himachal Pradesh or Jammu & Kashmir to experience snow fall when you can literally chill and freeze at your backyard? Yes. Mysuru city will soon get a Snow World where one can play, dance, glide, and slide amidst snow and also climb snow-clad heights for ‘that’ adrenaline rush…

Elephantine Make-up
Feature Articles, Mysore Dasara 2018

Elephantine Make-up

By M.T. Yogesh Kumar The Nada Habba (Dasara) celebrations is a vibrant assortment of cultural events and procession, but it is truly incomplete without the majestic Jumboo Savari. For the last fifteen years, Hunsur-based make-up artist and art teacher, Nagalingappa Chandrappa Badiger has been embellishing all the 12 elephants that take part in Mysuru’s famous…

Life in the woods is bliss
Feature Articles, Mysore Dasara 2018

Life in the woods is bliss

Caught between humdrum of city life and forest serenity, mahouts and kavadis yearn to return to the jungles By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Naavu Kaadina Makkalu…Kaade namma jeeva…Kaade namma Prapancha… These are the lines sung by women and children of Mahouts and Kavadis. And as they sing the song, elders nod their head in unison. Roughly…

Vintage Winners
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Vintage Winners

By M.T. Yogesh Kumar A classic-car show attracts vintage beauties worth tens of millions of rupees and the owners who are worth aconsiderably more. India’s golden age of the automobile was when the country’s obscenely rich Maharajas (of which there were once more than 600) ordered cars by the dozen from eager manufacturers who happily…

Mahouts, kavadis pampered with Panchakarma treatment
Feature Articles, Mysore Dasara 2018

Mahouts, kavadis pampered with Panchakarma treatment

By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Basically from forests, mahouts and kavadis believe in medicines that have been extracted from roots, tree barks, leaves and even tubers. And to cater to this particular requirement, the Department of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy, abbreviated as AYUSH, has established an exclusive Panchakarma unit inside the Mysore…

Dasara Jumbos under special diet
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Dasara Jumbos under special diet

Mysuru: The Dasara elephants, which have arrived in city from various elephant camps to participate in the world famous Jumboo Savari and housed in Mysore Palace premises, is being given special care and are on special diet. The elephants are being given nutritional food twice a day so that the elephants could gain weight, strength…

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