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Sri Rama Mandira in Jayanagar
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Sri Rama Mandira in Jayanagar

March 2, 2022

Sri Arjuna Avadhoota Swamiji performing special puja to Shivalinga as part of Mahashivathri celebrations yesterday at Sri Rama Mandira in Jayanagar under the aegis of Sri Swarna Nrisimha Datta Sai Peetika Seva Trust.

City gears up for Mahashivarathri
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City gears up for Mahashivarathri

February 28, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: The city of Mysuru is gearing up for tomorrow’s (Mar. 1) Mahashivarathri festival, a major Hindu festival celebrated in honour of Lord Shiva. It marks the remembrance of overcoming darkness and ignorance in life and the world. It is celebrated by remembering Lord Shiva and chanting prayers, night-long vigil, fasting and meditating on ethics,…

Shiva of Gold
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Shiva of Gold

February 28, 2022

A gift from Wadiyars to Sri Trineshwaraswamy Temple and Male Mahadeshwara Temple By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Mahashivarathri, one of the prominent Hindu festivals is celebrated by worshipping Lord Shiva. Every year, the festival is celebrated on Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi of Falgun month as per the Hindu calendar and this year, it will be celebrated on…

Giant coconut Shivalinga opens for public darshan
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Giant coconut Shivalinga opens for public darshan

March 9, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: A 21-foot-tall Shivalinga made out of coconuts that will be the prime attraction during the Mahashivarathri celebrations in city this year is open for public viewing from yesterday.  Alanahalli branch of Prajapita Brahma Kumaris Ishwariya Vishwa Vidyalaya has undertaken this project. The Shivalinga has been prepared by those artists who make tableau during Dasara…

Mahashivaratri celebrations
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Mahashivaratri celebrations

February 22, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Mahashivaratri festival was celebrated with traditional zeal and fervour in the city yesterday. Devotees made a beeline to many Shiva temples across the city, right from early morning. Some devotees also observed fast and kept night vigil, in keeping with the traditional practice. Braving the scorching sun, devotees queued up for darshan at Trinayaneshwara…

Night of Shiva tomorrow
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Night of Shiva tomorrow

February 20, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Tomorrow, Feb.21, being Mahashivaratri, the Night of Shiva, various temples across the city have made arrangements for devotees to have hassle-free darshan. Also, the Bilva Patra (mentioned in ‘Shiva Purana’ as one of the six divine articles that are used to worship Lord Shiva) and flower vendors were making good business today. Golden Mask…

Mahashivaratri events at Ganapathy Ashram from Feb. 20 to 22
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Mahashivaratri events at Ganapathy Ashram from Feb. 20 to 22

February 19, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Mahashivaratri will be celebrated at Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda Ashram, Dattanagar, Ooty Road, from Feb. 20 to 22 with the following events: Feb. 20 (Thursday): 9 am – Srichakra puja, Maha Ganapathy Homa; 10 am – Girija Kalyana; 6 pm – Sri Venkatamakhi Memorial and Sri Thyagaraja Swamy Aradhana — Mass singing of Pancharatna compositions…

‘Shivoham’ on Shivaratri eve
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‘Shivoham’ on Shivaratri eve

February 19, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: City-based ‘Samskruthi’ is organising ‘Shivoham – An Indian Classical Dance recital,’ on the eve of Shivaratri (Feb. 20) at Nadabrahma Sangeetha Sabha on JLB Road from 6 pm to 9 pm.   Danseuse Dr. Vasundhara Doraswamy will inaugurate the event. Prof. Rammurthy Rao will be the  guest of honour. Art patron K.V. Murthy and Saurabha…

Chamarajanagar DC reviews preparations for five-day M.M. Hills Jathra
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Chamarajanagar DC reviews preparations for five-day M.M. Hills Jathra

February 18, 2020

Chamarajanagar: With the five-day Jathra as part of Mahashivaratri scheduled to take place at M.M.Hills in Hanur Taluk from Feb.20 to 24, Chamarajanagar Deputy Commissioner Dr. M.R. Ravi  chaired a review meeting of the preparations at Nagamale Bhavan atop M.M.Hills on Friday. Addressing the meeting, he directed the officials to ensure basic amenities to the…

Special pujas, rituals mark Mahashivaratri
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Special pujas, rituals mark Mahashivaratri

March 5, 2019

Mysuru/ Chamarajanagar:  Mahashivaratri was celebrated with all devotion, festive and religious fervour across the twin districts yesterday. All Shiva temples were crowded with devotees who lined up to pay their obeisance. Ardent devotees observed day-long fasting and were awake all night (Jaagarane). Special pujas began at all Temples from early morning which went on through…

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