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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…

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…

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