Photo: Prashanth Nayak
Mangaluru, Nov 06, 2017: Gurji Deepotsava was held at Shree Venkataramana Temple at Carstreet grandly on November 5, Sunday on the occasion of Karthika Hunnime. A colourful procession of the deities was held in the evening after Deepa Namaskara.
The various rituals organised to mark the occasion were held under the priesthood of Narasimha Bhat and Nagesh Bhat. A special fireworks show was held in the night. A large number of devotees witnessed the festivities.
The flowers and fruits used to decorate the Gurji were later auctioned after the Maha Pooja.