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‘Vajramushti Kalaga’ cancelled
COVID-19, News

‘Vajramushti Kalaga’ cancelled

October 14, 2020

Pramoda Devi Wadiyar convinces Jattis not to hold bouts this year as a precautionary measure against pandemic By M.T. Yogesh Kumar  Mysore/Mysuru: The COVID-19 pandemic, which has forced the Government to celebrate Dasara in a simple manner this year, has also ‘gulped’ several other Dasara-related events such as wrestling competitions and other contests, including the…

Royal bout…
Mysore Dasara 2018, Photo News

Royal bout…

October 22, 2018

Even as the rituals of Uttara puja ended, the Vajramushti Kalaga, which heralds the Dasara procession, began in the Savar Thotti. Two pairs of Jattis — Mysuru’s Manjunath Jetti – Channapatna’s Vidyadara Jetti and Bengaluru’s Raghavendra Jetti – Chamarajanagar’s Purushotham Jetti — vied with one another. The fight, however, lasted for less than two minutes…

Vajramushti Kalaga to herald Dasara procession
Mysore Dasara 2018, News

Vajramushti Kalaga to herald Dasara procession

October 17, 2018

Mysuru: The centuries old tradition of Vajramushti Kalaga will herald the Dasara procession on Oct.19. The tradition has it that when two Jattis wearing the Vajramushti wrestle and the moment the blood is drawn on the head of one of the wrestlers, it signals the start of Dasara Procession, later on that day. The Vajramushti…


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