Mangalore: Goddess of wealth - Annual Feast of Shri Mariyamma Temple


Mangalore: Goddess of wealth - Annual Feast of Shri Mariyamma Temple
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Pics; Dayanand Kukkaje

Mangalore, Feb 29: The annual feast of Shri Mariyamma Temple located at Urva was held on Tuesday, February 19. This temple is regarded to be one of the oldest temples situated in Mangalore. Thousands of devotees residing in and around Mangalore paid their respects  and offered their prayers in the temple. Goddess Mariyamma, also referred to as the goddess of wealth is largely worshipped here.

 



























 

Meanwhile, Gopalkrishna Suvarna, managing trustee of the temple, announced that the managing  committee has decided to establish a golden 'Kalasha,' which would include 400 sovereigns of gold. “The faithful have already started to donate gold and cash for this purpose,.” he informed.

“The temple is also involved in imparting education to needy children and bears the forefront for many social causes “ he added..

  

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  • Anand Raj Shetty, Mangalore

    Fri, Feb 22 2008

    Thanks a lot for showing nice pic off Mariyamma Temple Urwa,

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  • mallika, kateel

    Thu, Feb 21 2008

    Thanks a lot for the wonderful photos of Mariyamma Puja. May Our Great Mariyamma bless us all with good health, wealth and happiness

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  • harini, mangalore\kavoor

    Thu, Feb 21 2008

    Mitra dayananda re nammannumaariyammanalli neeve kondoydidiri.thumba thanks. kaal idalu aagada rush itthu.

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  • Maya Vivek Shenoy, Urwa, Mangalore

    Thu, Feb 21 2008

    Thanks a lot for the wonderful pictures of Mariyamma Puja.It made us feel so much at home, being here in NJ,USA. May Our Great Mariyamma bless us all with good health, wealth and happiness.

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  • Venugopal Bhandary, Putturu,Balnadu

    Thu, Feb 21 2008

    Thank you Dayanand.Pictures took us to Urva.May Goddess Mariyamma bless you and all with good health as well as wealth and success. Venu and family.

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