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Carved sculpture stone found in Melukote
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Carved sculpture stone found in Melukote

January 12, 2019

Melukote: A  foundation stone sculpture with carvings on all its four sides resembling Palace Thottimane was found near Panchakalyani Complex at the temple town Melukote in Mandya district yesterday. Infosys Foundation has taken up the restoration and conservation of Kalyani and ponds around Melukote and workers stumbled upon this stone sculpture while digging earth near…

Infosys Foundation to help restore Melukote Kalyanis, monuments
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Infosys Foundation to help restore Melukote Kalyanis, monuments

December 3, 2018

Melukote:  Infosys Foundation will contribute for the restoration of historical monuments at Melukote of Pandavapura taluk in Mandya district. Foundation Chairperson Sudha Murty said that the Foundation, in association with the State Government, would initiate measures to give a facelift to the monuments in Melukote, without affecting their original form. Melukote, one among the many…

‘Thottilamadu Jathre’ at Melukote attracts thousands of devotees
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‘Thottilamadu Jathre’ at Melukote attracts thousands of devotees

November 20, 2018

Melukote:  Thousands of devotees took part in ‘Thottilamadu Jathre Mahotsava’ at Sri Cheluvanarayana Swamy Temple here on Sunday. ‘Ashta Theerthotsava,’ popularly known as ‘Thottilamadu Jathre,’ is usually organised during ‘Kartika Maasa’ as part of the ‘Rajamudi Brahmotsava’ and is said to evoke divine blessings on married couples to beget a child who otherwise would have…

Tourism Department to rope in private players to develop Melukote
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Tourism Department to rope in private players to develop Melukote

November 12, 2018

Bengaluru: Melukote, the 12-century-old temple town, abode of Lord Cheluvanarayanaswamy and a renowned centre for Sanskrit learning, in Mandya district located at a distance of 130 kilometres to capital city Bengaluru, will soon to be developed as a tourist spot by State  Tourism Department with the help of private players. The Dept. has planned to…

Vyramudi Utsava at Melukote from Mar. 21
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Vyramudi Utsava at Melukote from Mar. 21

February 9, 2018

Melukote: In the context of Vyramudi Jathra Mahotsava to be held at Sri. Cheluvanarayanaswamy Temple here from Mar. 21 to April. 2, Deputy Commissioner Manjushri had organised a preliminary meeting of officials at the Tourist Bungalow here recently. Manjushri said that lakhs of devotees were expected to attend the event and hence asked officials to…

Pornography clips in mobile phone: Melukote Yoganarasimhaswamy Temple Chief Priest booked
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Pornography clips in mobile phone: Melukote Yoganarasimhaswamy Temple Chief Priest booked

February 2, 2018

Melukote: The Pandavapura Judicial Magistrate First Class (Junior Division) Court has ordered investigation against the Chief Priest of Melukote Yoganarasimhaswamy Temple Narayana Bhatta for allegedly possessing and viewing pornography clippings. He was accused of downloading various porn apps on his mobile phone and the Court has, on Jan. 29, ordered a probe. An FIR (09/2018)…

Puja trouble: Priests squabble over rights on rituals
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Puja trouble: Priests squabble over rights on rituals

December 13, 2017

Mandya:  The rift between two Priests with regard to performing puja rituals at the famous Sri Yoganarasimha Swamy Temple in Melukote here took an ugly turn yesterday when a wordy duel ensued between one Narayana Bhatta and Dr. Bhasyam Swamiji. It so happened that the State Government had appointed Dr. Bhasyam Swamiji, the Founder of…

Rajamudi Utsava held at Melukote
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Rajamudi Utsava held at Melukote

October 30, 2017

Melukote: Rajamudi Utsava was held on a grand scale last night in the temple town. Presiding deity Sri Cheluvanarayanaswamy was adorned with the diamond-studded precious Rajamudi Crown gifted by Mysuru Wadiyars. The Gandabherunda medallion and other precious and traditional items of the utsava were placed on the idol and was taken out in a colourful…

Krishnarajamudi Brahmotsava begins at Melukote temple
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Krishnarajamudi Brahmotsava begins at Melukote temple

July 13, 2017

Melukote: The historic Krishnarajamudi Brahmotsava commenced yesterday at Sri Cheluvanarayana Swamy Temple here with the traditional Garuda Dwajarohana signalling the launch of the festivities. Special prayers were offered amidst the chanting of veda followed by rituals to invoke Garudadeva. Earlier to that on Tuesday, commemorating the Vardanthi of Mummadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar, Mahabhisheka was performed on…

Telangana Governor offers puja at Melukote Temple
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Telangana Governor offers puja at Melukote Temple

June 19, 2017

Melukote: Telangana Governor Narasimhan and his family members offered special puja at the Melukote Sri Chaluvanarayana Swamy Temple yesterday. He was welcomed by Pandavapura AC Shivanandamurthy, Tahsildar Hanumantharayappa, Temple EO Kumaraswamy and other officials with State honours. After participating in a special puja at 5 pm, the Governor visited Vedanta Bhodhini  Sanskrit School. Speaking on…

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