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Ayurveda camp for mahouts

August 27, 2019

Mysuru: Minister Somanna, also inaugurated the AYUSH Camp for mahouts and Kavadis at the Mysore Palace premises. Ayurveda doctors would be conducting health check up of mahouts, kavadis and their family members daily from 9 am to 4.30 pm and from 9 am to 1 pm on government holidays. Dr. P. Raghavendra Acharya of Government…

Free dental check-up held for children of Mahouts and Kavadis
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Free dental check-up held for children of Mahouts and Kavadis

May 24, 2019

Mysuru:  Ani Foundation had organised a free dental check-up for over 50 children of Mahouts and Kavadis at Dubare Elephant Camp recently in association with Indian Wildlife Explorers under the ‘Clean Teeth’ campaign. The programme was inaugurated by retired DGP Jyotiprakash Miriji. The children were checked for dental health and tooth brush and tooth paste…

Mahouts of Zoos undergo capacity-building training workshop in city
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Mahouts of Zoos undergo capacity-building training workshop in city

November 20, 2018

Mysuru: A five-day National-level training workshop on ‘Capacity-Building of Mahouts’  organised by Mysuru Zoo in association with Central Zoo Authority (CZA), New Delhi for Mahouts and Kavadis of 10 Zoos across the country began at Mysuru Zoo yesterday.   The workshop will be held till Nov. 23. The training will be conducted for 59 Mahouts…

‘Pani-puri’ distributed to Mahouts and Kavadis
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‘Pani-puri’ distributed to Mahouts and Kavadis

October 8, 2018

Mysuru,:  ‘Pani-puri’ was distributed free to Mahouts, Kavadis and their family members at Mysore Palace premises here yesterday by Sri Guru Raghavendra Bangarpet Pani-puri Centre,   Siddarthanagar. Earlier to that, ‘Pani-puri’ was also provided to Police personnel involved in the Cannon Firing Drill held near  Gun House yesterday. The centre owner Dinesh said that he was happy…

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

Life in the woods is bliss

October 7, 2018

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…

Kannada actors host lunch for Mahouts, Kavadis at Palace
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Kannada actors host lunch for Mahouts, Kavadis at Palace

September 24, 2018

Mysuru: Kannada actors Thoogudeepa  Darshan and others had arranged sumptuous lunch for Mahouts, Kavadis and their family members, who are taking care of Dasara elephants in Mysore Palace, yesterday. As many as 12 Dasara elephants are camped in Palace premises. Finger-licking food like holige, godhi payasa, chiroti, badam milk, sprouts, suvarnageedde chips, ladies finger pepper…

Sumptuous lunch for Mahouts, Kavadis
Mysore Dasara 2018, News

Sumptuous lunch for Mahouts, Kavadis

September 21, 2018

Mysuru: Mysuru Palace Board had organised a sumptuous lunch for Mahouts, Kavadis and their families, who are in-charge of the 12 Dasara elephants. Nearly 500 people savoured tasty food. The mouth-watering menu consisted Karjura (date) payasa, bele holige with ghee, akki rotti, ennegai, chutney, methi pulav, mosuru bajji, huralikalu soppina palya, beans-carrot palya, sweet corn-pomegranate…

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

Mahouts, kavadis pampered with Panchakarma treatment

September 17, 2018

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…

Forest personnel sensitised on plight of mahouts
Mysore Dasara 2018, News

Forest personnel sensitised on plight of mahouts

September 8, 2018

Mysuru: A two-day workshop was organised in city recently to build a rapport between mahouts and Forest Department personnel. More than 40 mahouts from across the State participated in the workshop that sensitised the officials regarding the plight of mahouts. The event was also a platform for mahouts to air their grievances. The workshop was…

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