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Nalwadi’s Statue develops cracks, again
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Nalwadi’s Statue develops cracks, again

February 20, 2020

Expert team inspects cracks on Nandi Statue also Mysore/Mysuru: Authorities from Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) have done little to protect Mysuru Maharaja Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar’s statue at K.R. Circle which is now cracked and faded, thanks to years of neglect.  Cracks have developed in the face and neck of the life-size statue. Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar…

Mahabhishekha to Nandi Statue
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Mahabhishekha to Nandi Statue

November 4, 2019

Mysuru: The colossal Nandi Statue, located mid-way on Mysuru-Chamundi Hill Road, was this morning bathed in more than 49 sacred herbs and flowers, including milk, honey, cane juice, curds, ghee, payasam, sacred ash, dry fruits, tender coconut water, sandalwood, kumkum, turmeric, rice flour, banana and other fruits as devotees performed ‘Mahabhishekha.’ The event is being…

Yaduveer visits Nandi Statues site at Arasinakere
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Yaduveer visits Nandi Statues site at Arasinakere

July 19, 2019

Heritage expert Prof. N.S. Rangaraju finds ‘Sati’ stone dating to Hoysala period Mysuru: Following the discovery of two giant statues of Nandi (sacred bulls) in a nondescript field at Arasinakere in Jayapura Hobli of Mysuru taluk, scion of Mysore royal family Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar visited the village to see the statues and take stock…

Fissures on Nandi Statue to be fixed with adhesives
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Fissures on Nandi Statue to be fixed with adhesives

July 7, 2019

Mysuru: The monolith Nandi Statue atop the Chamundi Hill that had developed cracks due to vagaries of weather and man-made Abhishekas will be restored with adhesive-like material mixed with stone gravel. However, heritage experts have clarified that there was no threat to the iconic structure.  The statue of Nandi, the celestial bull rests midway along…

Mahabhishekha performed to iconic Nandi statue
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Mahabhishekha performed to iconic Nandi statue

November 25, 2018

Mysuru: The iconic Nandi statue atop Chamundi Hill was the cynosure of all eyes of the visitors today morning as the members of  Bettada Balaga Charitable Trust performed Mahabhishekha to the statue. This is for the 13th year the members of the Trust conducted the Mahabhishekha for the statute on account of Third Karthika Masa…

New attraction opposite Nandi
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New attraction opposite Nandi

June 25, 2018

Even as the Forest Department has banned entry of tourists to this restricted area opposite Nandi statue atop Chamundi Hill,  a photographer with a business acumen has placed a soft toy tiger on the steps leading to the restricted area to make some quick buck. He takes instant photos of tourists for a sum and…

Maharudrabhisheka to Nandi
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Maharudrabhisheka to Nandi

October 23, 2017

Mysuru: It was a feast to the eyes of hundreds of devotees of Goddess Chamundeshwari, who climbed a few steps down the hill to witness the Abhisheka to the famous Nandi statue atop Chamundi Hill, which was given a fresh look recently by water jet cleaning. The Abhisheka was performed by the members of the…

Maharudrabhisheka to ‘Nandi’
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Maharudrabhisheka to ‘Nandi’

October 17, 2017

Mysuru: City’s Mettilu Hattuva Balaga will be organising 7th Annual Maharudrabhisheka to Nandi statue atop Chamundi Hill on Oct. 23 from 10 am to 1 pm. The event being held on the first Karthika Monday will witness the abhisheka being performed to Nandi statue using 47 varieties of fruits and flowers.

Black Nandi statue atop Chamundi Hill turns White !
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Black Nandi statue atop Chamundi Hill turns White !

October 8, 2017

Mysuru: The majestic Nandi statue on the way to Chamundi Hill has turned white from black, surprising tourists and visitors who have been seeing it since ages. Reason: The Archaeological Department has cleaned the statue using high-power water jets, washing off oil and other deposits that had accumulated on it since years. The monolithic statue…

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