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Spectacular Mriga Bete Utsav held at SVT, Carstreet

Spectacular Mriga Bete Utsav held at SVT, Carstreet

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Photo: Prashanth Nayak

Mangaluru, Feb 3, 2017 : Mriga Bete Utsav was  held at Shree Venkatramana Temple at Carstreet on February 2, Thursday as part of the  Annual Car Festival of Lord Veera Venkatesha.



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The Utsav Murthi of Lord Srinivas was placed  in a beautifully decorated   silver chariot  and was offered  pooja at Dongerakeri Katte. Later the Mriga Bete Utsav began after Kashinath Acharya, the priest of the Temple symbolically shot an  arrow from the bow. Two volunteers  who  posed as animals and were hunted down  as well as other devotees were distributed Prasadam.

Thousands of devotees were soaked in devotion as they witnessed this spectacular annual event. The Utsav procession  passed through Dongerakeri, New Chitra Talkies, Chamaragalli and Carstreet.

Later the Saan Theru or Sanna Rathotsava was held with great grandeur.


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Shwetha B Jain, Mangaluru Fri, February-3-2017, 2:30
This is custom followed from the past. Every custom and tradition has its own importance
Nuthan Murthy, mysusru Thu, February-2-2017, 11:45
Devotees from various places gather at SVT temple as usual every year
Mahesh Kumar, Kundapur Thu, February-2-2017, 11:40
May lord Venkatramana Bless us all.
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