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Mahamastakabhisheka to Bahubali at Kanakagiri
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Mahamastakabhisheka to Bahubali at Kanakagiri

May 3, 2022

Chamarajanagar: Mahamastakabhisheka to Sri Bahubali was held at Kanakagiri near Maleyur in the taluk in the presence of thousands of devotees on Sunday. This is the second Mahamastakabhisheka for the 18 feet statue of Bahubali, after the first event was held in 2017 in a grand manner. Kalashabhisheka was performed for the statue, followed by…

Abhisheka to Bhagawan Bahubali at Shravanabelagola
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Abhisheka to Bhagawan Bahubali at Shravanabelagola

May 28, 2018

Shravanabelagola: Suttur Seer Sri Shivaratri Deshikendra Swamiji participated in the special Mahamastakabhisheka and performed abhisheka to Bhagawan Bahubali’s statue in this temple town popularly known as Jain Kashi, yesterday. The Swamiji who reached the office at the foot of Vindyagiri Hill at 11 am was welcomed by performing Pada Puja and a memento being presented….

Rajnath Singh offers silver pillars to Bhagavan Bahubali
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Rajnath Singh offers silver pillars to Bhagavan Bahubali

February 26, 2018

Shravanabelagola: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh presented a silver pillars to Bhagavan Bahubali at the Chamundaraya Sabhamantap during his visit to Shravanabelagola yesterday to participate in the 88th Mahamastakabhisheka celebrations. Speaking later, he said that Sri Bhagavan Bahubali dedicated his whole life to spread the message of peace to the world. Jainism which propagates ahimsa…

Mahamastakabhisheka ends today; anointing will continue till August
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Mahamastakabhisheka ends today; anointing will continue till August

February 25, 2018

Shravanabelagola: Today is the last day of the 88th Mahamastakabhisheka of Lord Bahubali at the Jain pilgrimage centre of Shravanabelagola. Anointing of statue will be conducted on Sundays for the next six months. The Shravanabelagola Mutt may hold an additional anointing ceremony on Feb. 26 (tomorrow), to facilitate volunteers who have been working in Shravanabelagola…

Mahamastakabhisheka begins
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Mahamastakabhisheka begins

February 18, 2018

Shravanabelagola: Lakhs of devotees who had come from far and near watched the once in 12-year spectacle as the 88th Mahamastakabhisheka (anointment) to the 58.8 ft tall monolith statue of Bahubali began yesterday at this hill shrine. The anointment to the  statue is the second part, as the pujas and other rituals had begun from…

Siddu refuses doli, climbs Vindhyagiri Hills
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Siddu refuses doli, climbs Vindhyagiri Hills

February 18, 2018

Shravanabelagola: Chief Minister Siddharamaiah launched the 88th Mahamastakabhisheka by performing jalabhisheka yesterday. He poured the water six times on the Bahubali statue. Shravanabelagola Mutt Pontiff Charukeerthi Bhattaraka Swamiji and Dharmasthala Dharmadhikari Dr. Veerendra Heggade were by his side during the anointment. This century’s second Mahamastakabhisheka was launched under the leadership of Sri Vardhamanasagara and later…

Bahubalis in Karnataka
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Bahubalis in Karnataka

February 10, 2018

While all eyes are on the 58.8 feet tall monolithic statue of Lord Bahubali or Gommateshwara in Shravanabelagola for Mahamastakabhisheka held once in 12 years, there are other Bahubalis also in Karnataka and some of them need urgent conservation efforts.  This Weekend Star Supplement takes the reader on a spiritual journey of some of the…

President inaugurates Mahamastakabhisheka
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President inaugurates Mahamastakabhisheka

February 7, 2018

Hassan: The 20-day 88th Mahamastakabhisheka (head anointing ceremony) of the 57-feet monolithic statue of Lord Bahubali began at Shravanabelagola this morning amidst fanfare. A festive atmosphere prevailed in the Jain pilgrimage town where hundreds of men and women danced along the streets holding colourful flags, beating cymbals and jaagates and blowing conches. There were several…

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