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Royal cows give birth
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Royal cows give birth

As a sign of good omen to the royal family, two cows in the cow shed of Mysore Palace gave birth to two calves on Vijayadashami day. The birth is considered auspicious because one of the cows is the Pattada Hasu which has given birth. According to the priests in the Mysore Palace, these cows…

Suspended Vijayadashami held at Mysore Palace
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Suspended Vijayadashami held at Mysore Palace

Mysuru: This is the first time in over 400- year history of Wadiyar dynasty that Vijayadashami was celebrated three days after the ten-day Dasara celebrations ended. The unexpected circumstances arose following the death of two royal family members on Vijayadashami Day (Oct.19). Even as the news of the passing away of Puttarathnammanni (98), mother of…

Royal bout…
Mysore Dasara 2018, Photo News

Royal bout…

Even as the rituals of Uttara puja ended, the Vajramushti Kalaga, which heralds the Dasara procession, began in the Savar Thotti. Two pairs of Jattis — Mysuru’s Manjunath Jetti – Channapatna’s Vidyadara Jetti and Bengaluru’s Raghavendra Jetti – Chamarajanagar’s Purushotham Jetti — vied with one another. The fight, however, lasted for less than two minutes…

Royal grandeur that Welcomes…
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Royal grandeur that Welcomes…

As the Royal City was beaming in all its splendour during Dasara celebrations, the centre of attraction, the Amba Vilas Palace, witnessed increased footfall. Yesterday being Sunday and the last holiday of the long weekend that started from Ayudha Puja Day on Oct.18, people thronged tourist spots in and around the city. Picture shows the…

Tourist rush continues; gate collections surge
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Tourist rush continues; gate collections surge

Mysuru:  The city is witnessing a large number of tourist footfalls. Visitors are flooding Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysore Palace, Chamundi Hill and Brindavan Gardens at Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Reservoir even after two days of the culmination of Dasara festivities. As schools and colleges will be reopened from tomorrow after Dasara vacation, visitors thronged the…

Vijayadashami at Mysore Palace on Oct.22
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Vijayadashami at Mysore Palace on Oct.22

The Vijayadashami celebrations, which were to be held yesterday at the Mysore Palace by the royal family, were postponed following the death of two of their members on the same day. Now, the celebrations will be held on Oct.22 that will include all the rituals. Pramoda Devi Wadiyar, speaking to Star of Mysore here this…

Cultural programmes at Mysore Palace
Mysore Dasara 2018, Photo News

Cultural programmes at Mysore Palace

Well-known singer Anuradha Paudwal from Mumbai rendering Bhajans at Mysore Palace premises last evening as part of the ongoing Dasara Cultural Programmes. Saxophone and Flute Jugalbandhi by Padma Shri Dr. Kadri Gopalnath and Pt. Ronu Majumdar at Palace premises. Singer Ramesh Chandra performing at Mysore Palace as part of ‘Bhava Belagu-Geeta Nrutyotsava.’

‘Kannada Rasa Manjari’ at Mysore Palace
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‘Kannada Rasa Manjari’ at Mysore Palace

Renowned singers Dr. S.P. Balasubramaniam and M.D. Pallavi performing in front of the illuminated Mysore Palace during the musical event titled ‘Kannada Rasa Manjari’ organised as part of the ongoing Dasara Cultural Programmes last evening. Picture below shows Infosys Foundation Chairperson Sudha Murty among the audience enjoying the soothing songs amidst the evening drizzle.

‘Dasara Yogothsava’ at Mysore Palace
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‘Dasara Yogothsava’ at Mysore Palace

Hundreds of yoga enthusiasts dotted the sprawling Mysore Palace premises as they took part in the Dasara Yogothsava organised by Yoga Dasara Sub-Committee as part of Dasara festivities early this morning. District Minister G.T. Devegowda and Tourism Minister S.R. Mahesh too joined hundreds of yoga enthusiasts from all ages and all walks of life in…

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