Mangaluru, Oct 19, 2018: Thousands of devotees are lining up at the Acharya Mutt of Shree Venkatramana Temple at Carstreet to catch a glimpse of the idol of Goddess Sharada which has been transformed into the form of the divine Goddess Kalika in all her might after eliminating the demons.
On Thursday, Visarjana Pooja was offered for Goddess Sharada while on Friday, the Vijaya Dashami Day Vidyarambha Seve or the ritual of initiating children into the world of letters, was held at the shrine. As part of Deepalankara the shrine is decorated in thousands of oil lamps.
On Thursday, as part of cultural programmes there was saxophone recital by Prakash Karkala and Flute recital by Lokesh Moodbidri. Raga Taala Vaividhya, an instrumental classical fusion programme was also held.