Tag: Nandi Statue

Motorable road not advisable
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Motorable road not advisable

June 17, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: It is safe and best to abandon the road leading to Nandi Statue from the main View Point junction as that road seems beyond repair and stability, according to some engineers. The road is built on a very sharp and fragile slope which may not withstand the heavy torrential rains leading to landslides all…

Fissures on Nandi Statue to be fixed with natural proces
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Fissures on Nandi Statue to be fixed with natural proces

March 27, 2022

City sculptor Arun Yogiraj of Adi Shankaracharya statue-fame to take up task in one-and-a-half months  Mysore/Mysuru: The monolith Nandi Statue atop the Chamundi Hill that has developed cracks due to vagaries of weather and improper cleaning processes using high-power water jets will be restored to its original black colour and works will begin in one-and-a-half…

Protect Nandi Statue from chemicals, acid wash
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Protect Nandi Statue from chemicals, acid wash

March 23, 2022

Former Mayor B.L. Bhyrappa appeals to save rare monolith atop Chamundi Hill Mysore/Mysuru: Former Mayor B.L. Bhyrappa, who has started a campaign of sorts to save the Chamundi Hill from destructive development including projects like the ropeway and railings on steps, today raked up the safety of Nandi Statue which he said had deep fissures…

Massive landslides atop Chamundi Hill: Convert Nandi Statue road into trekking path
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Massive landslides atop Chamundi Hill: Convert Nandi Statue road into trekking path

December 1, 2021

Technical Committee of Institution of Engineers comes up with feasible recommendations Mysore/Mysuru: The Technical Committee of the Institution of Engineers (India), Mysuru Local Centre, constituted to assess the damages to the Chamundi Hill road linking the View Point and the Nandi Statue has recommended to the District Administration to abandon the road for vehicular traffic…

Mahabhisheka for Nandi Statue atop Chamundi Hill
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Mahabhisheka for Nandi Statue atop Chamundi Hill

November 21, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The colossal monolith Nandi Statue, located mid-way on the Mysuru city-Chamundi Hill Road, was this morning bathed in more than 38 sacred herbs and flowers, including milk, honey, sugarcane juice, curds, ghee, payasam, sacred ash, dry fruits, tender coconut water, sandalwood, kumkum, turmeric, rice flour, banana and other fruits as devotees performed ‘Mahabhisheka.’ The…

Rains cause landslip at Chamundi Hill again
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Rains cause landslip at Chamundi Hill again

October 21, 2021

Retaining wall near Nandi Statue caves in Repair works to begin tomorrow, says DC Vulnerable spots atop Hill to be surveyed Mysore/Mysuru: Two years after a major landslide was reported atop the Chamundi Hill near the Nandi Statue, one more landslide close to the same area last night has spread panic among residents, commuters and…

Simple ‘Mastakabhisheka’ performed to Nandi
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Simple ‘Mastakabhisheka’ performed to Nandi

December 6, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: A simple ‘Mastakabhisheka’ was performed to the Nandi statue under the aegis of Bettada Balaga Charitable Trust atop Chamundi Hill this morning owing to COVID-19 pandemic. The Balaga has been organising the ritual on the third Sunday of Karthika Month every year since 15 years and the rituals were held in a simple manner…

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…

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