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‘Melukote Bahubali’ no more
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‘Melukote Bahubali’ no more

June 15, 2022

Melukote: Ramaswamy Iyengar (75), popularly called as ‘Melukote Bahubali,’ passed away due to brief illness in Bengaluru on Monday evening. People are familiar with Ramaswamy, who effortlessly climbed the Yoga Narasimhaswamy Hill, carrying around 40 litres of water in a large utensil from the temple pond. He was rearing native cattle and was well-known for…

Ramanujacharya Jayantyutosava: Religious activities begin at Melukote
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Ramanujacharya Jayantyutosava: Religious activities begin at Melukote

April 25, 2022

Melukote: With Ramanuja Jayantyutsava scheduled to take place on May 5, religious activities prior to the Jayantyutsava began at the temple town of Melukote in Pandavapura taluk of Mandya district today with the performance of rituals. Rathotsava will take place on May 4, a day ahead of the grand Jayantyutsava (May 5). From tomorrow, Vahanotsava…

Melukote Teppotsava held
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Melukote Teppotsava held

March 19, 2022

Melukote: The delightful Teppotsava of the presiding deity of Melukote — Sri Cheluvanarayanaswamy — was held here with grandeur at the South India’s biggest Kalyani on Friday night, the 8th Tirunal of  Vyramudi  Jatrotsava. The Teppotsava Mantapa and the Kalyani itself was decorated with colourful lights and flowers. The idol of Cheluvanarayanaswamy adorned with diamonds…

Grand Vairamudi Utsava held at Melukote
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Grand Vairamudi Utsava held at Melukote

March 15, 2022

Chief Minister Bommai, Yaduveer couple offer prayers to deity Mandya: Vairamudi Utsava of Cheluvanarayanaswamy Temple at Melukote in Pandavapura taluk of Mandya district was held with grandeur, with Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai taking part. The Utsava was held in a grand manner after a two-year scaled down celebration due to COVID pandemic. Speaking on the…

CM to launch Vairamudi Utsava at Melukote tonight
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CM to launch Vairamudi Utsava at Melukote tonight

March 14, 2022

Lakhs of devotees to have darshan after a COVID-induced two-year break;  Jatra Mahotsava to conclude on Mar. 21 Mandya: Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai will launch the Vairamudi Utsava at Cheluvanarayanaswamy temple in Melukote of Pandavapura taluk in Mandya district tonight. The Vairamudi Utsava is part of the 13-day Jatra Mahotsava that began an Mar.9 and…

Vyramudi Utsava from tomorrow
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Vyramudi Utsava from tomorrow

March 8, 2022

Melukote: The Annual Vyramudi Utsava will begin from Mar.9 at Melukote. The Utsava, which was a simple and low-key affair during the last two years because of COVID, will be celebrated with traditional fervour this year. The festival will continue till Mar. 21. There are no restrictions this time and devotees will have free access…

This senior couple found love again
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This senior couple found love again

December 3, 2021

Melukote: Marriage is a beautiful and sacred institution. But it is marred by the wrong selection of partners, exaggerated expectations between spouses, adjustment problems, low tolerance levels and the failure to understand limitations of marriage. While there are many who part ways due to lack of compatibility, there are many who wait for years to…

Tilted Kalasha of Melukote Temple Rajagopura repaired
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Tilted Kalasha of Melukote Temple Rajagopura repaired

November 24, 2021

Melukote: Thanks to the efforts of Melukote MLA C.S. Puttaraju, the Kalasha of the Rajagopura of Melukote Sri Yoganarasimhaswamy Temple, which was tilted, has been repaired on Saturday last. One of the Kalashas of the Rajagopura of the temple, which has a Vijayanagar style architecture, was tilted, causing concerns among the devotees. MLA Puttaraju, who…

No more film shooting at Melukote temple town
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No more film shooting at Melukote temple town

November 16, 2021

Movie unit vandalises Kalyani and place reserved for gardens, landscaping Melukote: Commissioner of Department of Archaeology, Museums and Heritage B.R. Poornima has banned shooting of films at all sites of historical, religious and archaeological importance at the temple town of Melukote. The order was issued following complaints of vandalism, polluting of a temple Kalyani by…

Tahsildar carries Vairamudi; walks barefoot under hot sun
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Tahsildar carries Vairamudi; walks barefoot under hot sun

March 24, 2021

Srirangapatna: Srirangapatna Tahsildar M.V. Roopa carried the diamond-studded ‘Vairamudi’ of Lord Cheluvanarayana in Melukote and walked barefoot up to 1-km in hot sun this morning. Hundreds of devotees accompanied her, chanting slogans.  Vairamudi Utsav where the idol of Lord Cheluvanarayana will be adorned with ‘Vairamudi’ at Sri Cheluvanarayana Swamy Temple at Melukote today as part…

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