Tag: Mysore Dasara 2019

Chamundeshwari Rathotsava held amidst a sea of devotees
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Chamundeshwari Rathotsava held amidst a sea of devotees

October 13, 2019

Mysuru: Chamundeshwari Rathotsava, the first event atop Chamundi Hill post Vijayadashami, was held this morning in the presence of thousands of devotees who had flocked the hill temple right from early morning to seek the blessings of the presiding deity. Titular head of the Mysore Royal family Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar launched the Ratha in…

Dasara elephants set to return to forest camps
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Dasara elephants set to return to forest camps

October 10, 2019

Arjuna’s weight increases by 240 kg, Abhimanyu by 275 kg Mysuru: Dasara elephants, which had come from various Elephant Camps to participate in Jumboo Savari and housed in Mysore Palace premises are set to leave for their respective forest camps today. Out of 13 elephants, which took part in Dasara festivities, three elephants – Abhimanyu,…

Chamarajanagar tableau bags first prize
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Chamarajanagar tableau bags first prize

October 10, 2019

Uttara Kannada second, Tumakuru third Mysuru:  Chamarajanagar District’s tableau focusing on protection of tigers has bagged the first prize among the 39 Dasara Tableaux followed by Uttara Kannada District’s Kadamba – Banavasi and Tumakuru District’s ‘Walking God’  on late Dr. Sri Shivakumara Swamiji of Siddaganga Mutt.  The consolation prizes were secured by Chikkamagalur District’s ‘Shishila…

Jumbo Spectacle
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Jumbo Spectacle

October 9, 2019

Mysuru: Many worlds of one city unveiled at the Jumboo Savari last evening with caparisoned elephants in the lead, marking the culmination of the grand finale of the ten-day Dasara festivities. This is 409th Dasara that was started in the Mysuru region by Raja Wadiyar at Srirangapatna in 1610 and subsequently taken over by democratically…

Golden Howdah tilts as novice Mahout angers Arjuna
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Golden Howdah tilts as novice Mahout angers Arjuna

October 9, 2019

Mysuru: Last evening, while the 750-kg Golden Howdah was being fastened on Arjuna, the Tusker swayed its head vigorously causing the Howdah to tilt to one side. Panicked by this incident, a couple of Mahouts, who were on top of Arjuna, pacified him and Arjuna diligently obeyed the orders.  The Howdah carried the idol of…

Karnataka’s ethnicities highlighted in Folk Extravaganza
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Karnataka’s ethnicities highlighted in Folk Extravaganza

October 9, 2019

Mysuru: Jumboo Savari is not only about caparisoned elephants taking part in the procession but it is also an opportunity for the State Government to highlight vibrant Karnataka which is blend of different ethnicities and culture. Folk artistes from various parts of the State, who had descended in Mysuru, gave a glimpse of various folk…

Tableaux Display Cultural Opulence
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Tableaux Display Cultural Opulence

October 9, 2019

Mysuru ZP pays tribute to Sri Jayachamaraja Wadiyar Mysuru: Visitors at Mysore Palace and people assembled throughout the Dasara Procession route were enlightened and educated about different culture and tradition, history, folklore, local attractions and also about various schemes and welfare programmes announced by both State and Central Governments through tableaux which were a part…

Light, stunt display marks end of Dasara
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Light, stunt display marks end of Dasara

October 9, 2019

Governor receives salute from marching contingents Mysuru: Tent pegging by the Mounted Police personnel, laser show, daredevil stunts by Indian Army personnel, torchlight parade by Police probationers from Hassan Police Training School, cultural programmes and colourful fireworks marked the end of the 10-day Dasara festivities in city yesterday. After the Jumboo Savari concluded at Torchlight…

Worship of Royal weapons
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Worship of Royal weapons

October 9, 2019

Mysuru: On the ninth day of Navaratri, known as Mahanavami, scion of Mysore royal family Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar performed Ayudha Puja by worshipping the Royal Sword (Pattada Kathi) among other weapons at the Palace on Monday. Yaduveer, dressed in Royal costumes and wearing jewellery, worshipped the weapons and emblems as well as palanquins, chariots…

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