Tag: Mahashivaratri

Mahashivaratri celebrations
News

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
News

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
News

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
News

‘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
News

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
News

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…

Shiva Temples in city gear up for Mahashivaratri
News

Shiva Temples in city gear up for Mahashivaratri

March 3, 2019

Mysuru: Mahashivaratri or the ‘great night of Shiva’ comes once in a year, either in February or March, depending on the lunar calendar and this year, it is celebrated on Mar. 4 (tomorrow). It is a major Hindu festival in honour of Lord Shiva. Every lunar month, there is a Shivaratri (12 per year). The…

Mahashivaratri events at Ganapathy Ashrama from Mar. 3 to 5
News

Mahashivaratri events at Ganapathy Ashrama from Mar. 3 to 5

March 2, 2019

Mysuru:  Mahashivaratri will be celebrated at Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda Ashrama in Dattanagar, Ooty Road here from Mar. 3 to 5.  The detailed programmes are as follows: Mar. 3 (Sunday): 8 am – Ganapathy, Navagraha and Shiva Panchakshari Homas; 11 am – Girija Kalyana; 12.30 pm – MahaMangalarati, Prasada distribution; 12.45 pm – Tailabhishekam to Lord…

Mahashivaratri on Mar.4: City Police issue guidelines
News

Mahashivaratri on Mar.4: City Police issue guidelines

March 2, 2019

Mysuru:  To ensure smooth conduct of Mahashivaratri festival on Mar.4, City Police have issued a few guidelines to prevent any untoward incidents. According to the Police, wheeling and over-speeding by two-wheelers, drunken driving, gambling, use of loud-speakers without prior permission and screening of films on roadsides have been banned. The Police have warned of initiating…

Mahashivaratri: Thousands throng Shiva temples to have darshan
News

Mahashivaratri: Thousands throng Shiva temples to have darshan

February 14, 2018

Mysuru: Thousands of devotees thronged Shiva temples across the city to have darshan and to offer special pujas on Mahashivaratri that was celebrated with religious fervour and traditional gaiety yesterday. Fasting, prayers and vigil marked the celebrations with devotees making a beeline for major pilgrim centres associated with Shaivism. Devotees were seen standing in long…

1 2
ABOUT

Mysuru’s favorite and largest circulated English evening daily has kept the citizens of Mysuru informed and entertained since 1978. Over the past 41 years, Star of Mysore has been the newspaper that Mysureans reach for every evening to know about the happenings in Mysuru city. The newspaper has feature rich articles and dedicated pages targeted at readers across the demographic spectrum of Mysuru city. With a readership of over 2,50,000 Star of Mysore has been the best connection between it’s readers and their leaders; between advertisers and customers; between Mysuru and Mysureans.

CONTACT

Academy News Papers Private Limited, Publishers, Star of Mysore & Mysuru Mithra, 15-C, Industrial ‘A’ Layout, Bannimantap, Mysuru-570015. Phone no. – 0821 249 6520

To advertise on Star of Mysore, email us at

Online Edition: [email protected]
Print Editon: [email protected]
For News/Press Release: [email protected]