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Sri Shwetavaraha Swamy Brahmotsava from Apr. 15
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Sri Shwetavaraha Swamy Brahmotsava from Apr. 15

Mysuru – Sri Shwetavaraha Swamy Brahmotsava will be held at Sri Shewtavaraha Swamy temple in Mysore Palace premises from Apr. 15 to 26. Programmes Apr. 15 (night) Mrutikka Sangrahana, Ankurarpane; Apr. 16 (evening) Adhivasara, Rakshabandhana, Kalyanotsava; Apr. 17 (morning 12.15 to 12.42)   Dwajaroohana, 1st Tirunal, (night) Bheritadana, Tirupparai, Hamsavahana Utsava and Yagashala Pravesha; Apr. 18…

Palace Board takes over e-parking system near Varaha Gate
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Palace Board takes over e-parking system near Varaha Gate

Mysuru – Parking for vehicles of tourists visiting the Mysore Palace has been streamlined for a hassle-free parking and to prevent fleecing by the parking contractor. The Mysore Palace Board has taken over the parking lot near the Varaha Gate and has been operating the e-counter since the last two days. Acting on complaints of…

Mysuru: A plan for the future
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Mysuru: A plan for the future

By M.L. Krishnaswami Those residents of Mysuru, who are 80 and above would recall the past-life of this city in all its splendour and variety. Being a Royal City for nearly three centuries, every major activity of yore was centred around the Palace which itself had to undergo reconstruction after a disastrous fire that engulfed…

City temples prepare for the Night of Shiva tomorrow
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City temples prepare for the Night of Shiva tomorrow

Mahashivaratri, the festival of all-night vigil, will be celebrated with fervour at all Shiva temples across the city tomorrow. Temples, especially those dating back to the princely rule that still hold sway over the devotees, will be specially decked up for the occasion. As part of the celebrations at Trinayaneshwara Swamy Temple, popularly known as…

Royal couple on Life and Times in Palace
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Royal couple on Life and Times in Palace

Last year the whole of Mysuru had come alive much before Dasara celebrations. The reason was the royal wedding that was taking place in the Mysore Palace after 40 years. The five-day wedding was a sight to behold as the young couple Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar and Trishikha  Kumari Singh (now Trishikha Devi Wadiyar) tied…

Vidwan Mattur T. Gopal conferred music award
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Vidwan Mattur T. Gopal conferred music award

“Tyagaraja and Purandaradasa Keertanas will inspire the people to live a more purposeful and much better life,”  opined Kannada Sahitya Parishat Mysuru President  Dr. Y.D. Rajanna. He was speaking after inaugurating Sri Tyagaraja and Purandara Aradhana Mahotsava, jointly organised by Vikala Vikasa Samsthe and Mysuru District Sharana Sahitya Parishat in front of Kote Anjaneyaswamy Temple…

One more attempt to transfer Palace Board Deputy Director
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One more attempt to transfer Palace Board Deputy Director

High Court directs DPAR to hear all persons concerned in the matter and decide as per law  Following a petition in the Karnataka High Court regarding certain irregularities in the Mysore Palace allegedly involving Mysore Palace Board Deputy Director T.S. Subramanya, the Court has asked the Principal Secretary, Department of Personnel Administration and Reforms (DPAR)…

Mysuru’s Royal splendour leaves Japanese Ambassador spell-bound
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Mysuru’s Royal splendour leaves Japanese Ambassador spell-bound

Ambassador of Japan to India Kenji Hiramatsu and his wife Patricia Hiramatsu visited the Mysore Palace yesterday. The couple was welcomed by the Mysore Palace Board Dy. Director T.S. Subramanya by offering them traditional Mysuru Peta and shawl. Kenji and Patrica were taken on a tour inside the Palace and were told about the contributions…

Rama Rama Re best Kannada movie, Pallata adjudged second best
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Rama Rama Re best Kannada movie, Pallata adjudged second best

Governor Vajubhai R. Vala presents awards at valedictory of 9th BIFFes at Mysore Palace  The 9th edition of Bengaluru International Film Festival (BIFFes) came to an end yesterday evening in Mysuru with Governor Vajubhai R. Vala presenting the awards to the most deserving movies in the competition categories at a glittery valedictory event held at…

Hampi’s musical pillars come to Mysuru!
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Hampi’s musical pillars come to Mysuru!

With the second edition of Bengaluru International Film Festival (BIFFes) drawing to a close, workers have been busying setting up the stage for the valedictory ceremony to be held at the Mysore Palace on Feb. 9. The stage is being modelled after Musical Pillars located at Vittala Temple in Hampi. The idea, conceptualised by Information…

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