Tag: Mysore Palace

Immerse yourself in city of lights
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Immerse yourself in city of lights

September 23, 2017

Mysuru: One of the main tourist attractions during Dasara is the illumination of landmarks of the city. While some of the buildings look pale (not the Mysore Palace) in the mornings, they glitter during night. Illumination is the prime reason for night tourism to gain momentum in Mysuru, especially in the Central Business District. Forget…

Music & Dance entertain spectators at Palace
Dasara 2017, News

Music & Dance entertain spectators at Palace

September 23, 2017

Mysuru: Music and Dance featured prominently on the second day of Dasara Cultural Programme at Mysore Palace premises here last evening entertaining the gathering. Danseuse Vidu. V. Shobhana performed classical ballets on Kali, Mayuri and Mahishasura Mardhini with perfect rhythm and synchronisation by troupe members. Earlier, Sitar-Sarangi jubalbandi was presented by Ustad Fayaz Khan, Ankush…

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Sudha Chandran mesmerises rasikas

September 22, 2017

‘Natya Mayuri’ Vidushi Sudha Chandran and troupe mesmerised the audience at the inauguration of Dasara cultural programmes at Mysore Palace last evening by performing Mahishamardhini. The accomplished Bharathanatya dancer, who is also a well-known film and television actress, lost a leg due to gangrene following a road accident near Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu in 1981. She…

Khas Durbar begins at Mysore Palace
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Khas Durbar begins at Mysore Palace

September 21, 2017

Mysuru:  With this year’s Navaratri commencing from today, the Mysore Royal Family also began its annual Dasara rituals at the Palace with Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar ascending Golden Throne between 12.45 pm and 12.55 pm at Durbar Hall today to mark the commencement of Khas Durbar (Private Durbar). Earlier, assembling of idols of Simha (Lion)…

Forest Dept. reluctant to take back three Palace elephants
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Forest Dept. reluctant to take back three Palace elephants

September 20, 2017

Mysuru: Even as 15 Dasara elephants are being prepped up for the grand finale with sumptuous butter-and-fruit-laced food, body massages and rigorous training at the sprawling Mysore Palace and outside, a set of five female elephants, also inside the Palace, are not that fortunate to be the cynosure of all eyes. Reason: An administrative approval…

Palace gold-leafing works to resume soon?
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Palace gold-leafing works to resume soon?

September 19, 2017

Mysuru/Bengaluru: This news could not have come at a better time for those who love to watch the magnificent Durbar Hall of the iconic Mysore Palace in its full splendour. With just hours to go for the spectacular nine-day Dasara festival, the Karnataka High Court has yesterday ordered issuance of notice to the State Government…

Gokulashtami celebrations at Mysore Palace
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Gokulashtami celebrations at Mysore Palace

September 18, 2017

Mysuru: The Palace priests have been conducting various pujas and rituals as part of week-long Gokulastami celebrations which started on Sept. 14 at the Prasanna Krishna Temple located inside the Palace premises. The priests performed ‘Bakasuravadhe’ rituals at Savari Thotti in the Palace and later took out a procession of the Lord Krishna’s idol around…

Rumours of Golden Howdah on chariot scoffed
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Rumours of Golden Howdah on chariot scoffed

September 17, 2017

Mysuru: The Dasara pageant in the city every year is a sight to behold with the caparisoned Ambari elephant carrying the 750-kg golden howdah. This year again Arjuna has been chosen to carry it on Sept. 30, the day of Vijayadashami. However, the animal right activists always feel that the howdah-carrying elephant might be under…

Golden Throne Assembled
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Golden Throne Assembled

September 15, 2017

Mysuru: The diamond-studded Golden Throne (Suvarna Simhasana) was assembled at the Durbar Hall of Mysore Palace amidst tight security here this morning with just a week left for the 408th edition of Dasara festivities. The process of assembling the iconic throne by a 15-member select team of artisans from Gejjagalli in Mysuru taluk which began…

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