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Team India Director Ravi Shastri offers prayers at Karvalu Mahavishnu Temple

Team India Director Ravi Shastri offers prayers at Karvalu Mahavishnu Temple

Mangalore Today News Network

Karkala, Feb 18, 2016: Former cricketer and  acting Director of Team India, Ravi Shastri  visited Karkala Erlappadi Govinduru Karvalu Mahavishnu Temple on February 17, Wednesday and offered his  prayers. The Shastri family has been worshipping the Nagabana in the temple premises since  generations.

Ravi Shastri 1.


Speaking on the occasion, Shastri said he was proud to be a Mangulurean and that  the  religious faith has brought him closer to his home district despite living far away.

Shastri has been  visiting the  temple annually. Temple Trustee Somashekhar Rao, senior journalist Manohar Prasad who too hails from Karvalu, Yuvaraj Nayak and others were present .

Udupi SP Annamalai and Member of Mujrai Department Kenja Sridhar Tantri  too  visited the Temple and offered prayers to the Lord.

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Jayprakash rao, Puttur Wed, February-17-2016, 11:42

If he has visited the offering to the Lord at his hometown is his gratefulness. The life we have received is a gift of god and we should always be thankful to him.

Manjunath Pai, Moodabidri Wed, February-17-2016, 11:38

Unlike other South Canara has unique worship of Naga and Daiva which the family offer pooja yearly and all the members be apart of it.Our trust and respect towards the almighty has to remain forever.

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