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Travelogue: Visit Udupi, a Paradox
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Travelogue: Visit Udupi, a Paradox

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC In a recent Bunts Convention at Mysuru, I was intrigued by a photograph of many women wearing a typical Udupi flower, ‘sooji mallige,’ a unique flower with a distinct fragrance. Even the way this flower is worn by women is special. Quite expensive but available in Mysuru too,…

VHP ups the ante against Centre over Ram Temple
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VHP ups the ante against Centre over Ram Temple

* Pejawar Seer calls cadres to get ready for hunger strike * Janagraha rallies held in Bengaluru, Udupi and Bagalkot Bengaluru: Leaders of VHP (Vishwa Hindu Parishad) and other right-wing organisations announced that they will not rest until they succeed in building the Lord Ram Temple in Ayodhya. They have asked the BJP government at…

Three dead in Udupi, Mangaluru floods
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Three dead in Udupi, Mangaluru floods

Mangaluru: Heavy rainfall in two coastal districts of Karnataka – Dakshina Kannada and Udupi — on Tuesday has claimed three lives be  sides bringing normal life to a standstill. The Government has deployed NDRF teams to help the local administration in rescuing people. The Met department has predicted more rain in the coastal towns today…

Why Udupi people are into catering business?
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Why Udupi people are into catering business?

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC A very interesting blog, linking Mahabharata war and Udupi, a small district in South Karnataka, a Krishna town, came along and I  could not resist the temptation of putting it across to SOM readers. I am not in a position to authenticate it since this happens to be…

Palimar Mutt Seer Sri Vidyadheesha Theertha Swamiji ascends ‘Paryaya Peetha’ in Udupi
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Palimar Mutt Seer Sri Vidyadheesha Theertha Swamiji ascends ‘Paryaya Peetha’ in Udupi

Udupi: Sri Vidyadheesha Theertha Swamiji of Palimar Mutt ascended the ‘Paryaya Peetha’, also called the ‘Sarvajna Peetha’, at the 800-year-old Sri Krishna Mutt (Temple) here yesterday. It will be his second Paryaya. Verses from the ‘Dwadasha Sthotram’ and the ‘Mangalaashtaka’ rent the air as Palimar Seer ascended the sacred Peetha. The incoming Seer arrived at…

Kanakadasa Jayanthotsava at Udupi
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Kanakadasa Jayanthotsava at Udupi

Pejawar Seer warns of protest against those opposing existence of Kanakana Kindi Udupi: Pejawar Mutt Seer Sri Vishwesha Theertha Swamiji has warned of launching a protest against those doubting the very existence ofKanakana Kindi in Udupi from where Lord Krishna gave darshan to Saint Kanakadasa. He was speaking after inaugurating Kanakadasa Jayanthotsava celebrations organised by…

President Mukherjee visits Udupi, Kollur
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President Mukherjee visits Udupi, Kollur

Udupi: After inaugurating the first phase of ‘Namma Metro’ in Bengaluru on Saturday last (June 17), President Pranab Mukherjee yesterday visited the temple towns of Udupi and Kolluru. In Udupi, the President laid the foundation stone for Shambhu Shetty Memorial Haji Abdullah Super Speciality Hospital in Udupi and visited the famous Sri Krishna Temple. On…

Sode and Subramanya Mutts bury 250-year-old feud
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Sode and Subramanya Mutts bury 250-year-old feud

Udupi: It was a historic moment for devotees of Kukke Subramanya Mutt and Udupi Sode Mutt yesterday as the Seers of both Mutts came together to bury the feud which had prevailed for over two centuries. Sri Vidya Prasanna Theertha Swamiji of Subramanya Mutt and Sri Vishwavallabha Theertha Swamiji of Sode Vadhiraj Mutt, who had…

“Adi Guru Shankaracharya of Kalady”
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“Adi Guru Shankaracharya of Kalady”

Sir, This refers to the article “Udupi, the Kshetra of Lord Sri Krishna” by Prof. A. V. Narasimha Murthy (AVN) in SOM dated Apr. 30. Thanks to AVN for providing us with a detailed and informative article in his unique way as always. This day being celebrated across the nation as Shankara Jayanti, I would…

Udupi, the Kshetra of Lord Sri Krishna
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Udupi, the Kshetra of Lord Sri Krishna

By Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy, former Head, Department of Ancient History & Archaeology, University of Mysore Most people from Karnataka and some from Andhra and Tamil Nadu might have visited Udupi, the home of Sri Krishna temple established by Sri Madhwacharya, the propounder of Dwaita (dualism) philosophy. It is not our intention here to explain…

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