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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…

More on Lord Narasimha
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More on Lord Narasimha

May 23, 2017

Sir, Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy’s article titled “The Cult of Lord Narasimha” (SOM dated May 20) was highly illuminating. Mysuru’s three Narasimha temples can be interestingly traced to Melukote, the temple town nearby. The first temple on Ramavilas Road is managed by Ahobila Mutt. The founder of the Mutt is from Melukote who on divine…

Ramanuja Dhanurdasa Vybhavam presented at Melukote
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Ramanuja Dhanurdasa Vybhavam presented at Melukote

May 18, 2017

Mysuru: City’s dancers Badari Divya Bhushan and Dr. Anjana Bhushan, Directors of Bhushans’ Academy of Performing Arts and Visual Presentation, presented “Ramanuja Dhanurdasa Vybhavam,” a unique musical dance extravaganza choreographed for the Sahasramanothsava (Millenium) celebrations of Sri Ramanujacharya, at Melukote recently. The ballet was a love story set in 10th century between a Jatti (wrestler)…

Lakhs of devotees participate in Vyramudi Utsava at Melukote
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Lakhs of devotees participate in Vyramudi Utsava at Melukote

April 6, 2017

Melukote: The famous Vyramudi Utsava of Sri Cheluvanarayanaswamy was held on a grand scale here last night. After procession of Garudadeva and Mahamangalarati, the Vyramudi Utsava commenced at about 9.15 pm yesterday and went on till 3.30 am today. Lakhs of devotees from Karnataka and other States had a darshan of the deity adorned with…

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