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Mangaluru Dasara Celebrations at Kudroli Temple from Oct 1st

Mangaluru Dasara Celebrations at Kudroli Temple from Oct 1st

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru Sep 24, 2016: The auspicious Navarathri Utsav and Mangaluru Dasara at  Shree Gokarnanatheshwara Kshetra Kudroli will be celebrated from October 1st to 12th, informed HS Sairam President Temple Managing Committee.




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Addressing Media at Kudroli temple today September 24 Saturday, he said that The preparations of Mangaluru Dasara is on full swing and there will be Pratisthapana of  Sharada and Nava Durga idols on Oct 1st.

He also said that, soon after the prathistapana of the idols, various rituals will be performed in the temple during the ten days of celebration.

Annasantharpana will be held during the celebration and Maha Annasantharpane will be on October 13. On 11th the procession of idols and 75 tableaus along with dances of various folk artists will pass the main streets in the city and entire streets will be decorated with colorful lights. 

Senior Congress Leader B Janardhana Poojary said that, Mangaluru Dasara at Kudroli temple is one of the biggest festivities in Karanataka. Dasara celebrations began 18 years ago when the shrine was renovated.

He further stated that, Mangaluru dasara common man’s dasara as it is not funded by the government as in Mysore Dasara and people of the city actively participate during the celebration. Nearly 75 tableau are expected to be part of this celebration.

Thousands of devotees, enthusiasts and tourists from across the state and country witness the popular Mangaluru dasara procession, he added.

Temple Managing Committee Vice President Raghavendra Kulur, Secretary Madhava Suvarna, Treasurer Padmaraj and others were present.

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Danish Sequiera, Puttur Sat, September-24-2016, 5:55
Thanks to the management of Kudroli temple . You have given the best to the devotees. Mangaluru Dasara has become so prominent only because of you’ll. Unless you take the initiative the public cannot intervene in the temple issue . We come to watch the Dasara processions and appreciate
Sushrutha B, Uppinagady Sat, September-24-2016, 5:50
During the dasara city seems to be bright and colourful with lights in the streets. People visits the temples along with the family to seek blessings of Goddess durga
Sandhya Sandesh, Mumbai Sat, September-24-2016, 5:45
Mangaluru Dasara ia more famous and equivalent to that of Mysore Dasara. Large number of devotees from various places visit to watch the dasara functions at Mangaluru
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