Tag: Mysuru Dasara 2020

Incentive, groceries, gifts distributed to Mahouts, Kavadis
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Incentive, groceries, gifts distributed to Mahouts, Kavadis

October 30, 2020

Deputy Conservator of Forests (DCF) M.G. Alexander seen distributing incentive, groceries, sweets and gifts to the Mahouts and Kavadis of all five Dasara elephants at Mysore Palace before they left for their respective elephant camps yesterday. A few donors had also large boxes containing biscuits, chocolates, sweets and peanut toffees to Mahouts and Kavadis to…

It was Abhimanyu who instilled confidence in me: Mahout Vasanth
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It was Abhimanyu who instilled confidence in me: Mahout Vasanth

October 28, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: “I never had the experience of guiding any Howdah elephant in Jumboo Savari and I was nervous, but it was Abhimanyu who instilled confidence in me which helped me to be successful in fulfilling my responsibility,” said Abhimanyu’s Mahout Vasanth. Sharing his experience with Star of Mysore as it was the first time for…

DC pulls Chariot to fulfil vow
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DC pulls Chariot to fulfil vow

October 28, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Fulfilling her vow which she had reportedly made to the Goddess praying for the safe conduct of Dasara festivities, Deputy Commissioner Rohini Sindhuri Dasari, along with her family members, pulled the Chariot carrying the idol of Goddess Chamundeshwari atop Chamundi Hill on Monday evening, hours after the Jamboo Savari successfully ended in the Palace…

Forest Officer hosts lunch for Mahouts, Kavadis
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Forest Officer hosts lunch for Mahouts, Kavadis

October 28, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Chief Conservator of Forests (CCF) of Mysuru Circle T. Heeralal, yesterday, hosted lunch for Mahouts and Kavadis of all five Dasara elephants for fulfilling their responsibilities successfully during Jumboo Savari held on Oct. 26 in Mysore Palace premises. Usually, Mahouts, Kavadis and their family members are taken to Ranganathittu, where lunch would be organised…

Till we meet again…
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Till we meet again…

October 28, 2020

Howdah elephant Abhimanyu bidding adieu to Mysureans while leaving Mysore Palace to Mathigod Elephant Camp this morning after successfully carrying the Golden Howdah for the first time during ‘Jumboo Savari.’ Photo by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav

270-metre Dasara Procession covered in 23 minutes
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270-metre Dasara Procession covered in 23 minutes

October 27, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Curtains came down on Dasara-2020 with a simple yet traditional ‘Jumboo Savari’ procession taken out within the premises of Mysore Palace in presence of a handful of audience yesterday. The caparisoned elephants, led by the Golden Howdah carrying jumbo ‘Captain’ Abhimanyu, accompanied with four others, marched 270 metres inside the Palace to complete the…

‘Vijaya Yatre’ reminisces past glory in Palace
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‘Vijaya Yatre’ reminisces past glory in Palace

October 27, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Although Dasara was a low-key affair this year in the wake of the deadly COVID-19 pandemic, the conduct of all important traditional rituals such as Vijaya Yatre and Shami Puja (Banni tree worship) ahead of the procession, added gaiety to the celebrations inside the Palace premises on Vijayadashami yesterday. Wearing the costume of Maharajas,…

Yaduveer performs traditional puja for Palace armoury
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Yaduveer performs traditional puja for Palace armoury

October 27, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Marking Ayudha Puja, titular head of royal family, Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar, performed the customary pujas and homas, including Chandi Homa with Poornahuti, to the armoury of the Palace, including Pattada Katti, in the Palace premises on Sunday. On Ayudha Puja day on Sunday, Pattada Aane (State elephant), Pattada Hasu (State Cows), Pattada Kudure…

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