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Colourful procession downs curtains on Mangalore Dasara


Pics by Dayanand Kukkaje
Daijiworld Media Network-Mangalore (SHS)

Mangalore, Oct 4: The nine-day Mangalore Dasara that started at Kudroli Gokarnanatheshwara temple by CM Siddaramaiah reached its climax on Saturday Oct 5 with tens of thousands of devotees thronging the cavalcade which began from the temple in the evening and will end early morning at the shrine.

As dusk set in, the rituals were performed in the temple premises prior to the procession which took to the streets of the city. The procession will move through Lady hill, Ballal Bag, Kodialbail, PVS, M G Road, Hampankatte signal, Market road and finally making its way back to Kudroli temple.







































































 

The tableau carrying the life size picture of Narayana Guru leads the procession, while other 12 tableaus carrying idols of lord Ganesha, Adishakti, Navadurga (Goddess Durga in her 9 manifestations) and Sharadha Devi follow Guru's way. The nine km long cultural procession witnessed participation of whooping 58 numbers of tableaus prepared by the devotees.

It could be observed that cavalcade routes were illuminated and according to the temple authority, 20 lac LED bulbs are used for the illumination spending crores of rupees to beatify Mangalore Dasara. The procession floated with the rhythms of numerous music bands arrived to mark the celebration.

The 23rd year of procession was observed with devotional fervour by elected representatives, thousands of people of the city and those flown in to Mangalore from across the state and the country.

 


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  • manu, padavinangady/mangalore

    Sun, Oct 5 2014

    thanks daiji world

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  • AJITH VASU, VALENCIA

    Sun, Oct 5 2014

    Kudroli Gokarnatheswara temple is one of the best managed temples in India. Sri Narayana Guru swamy the famous saint who showed to the world that there is only ONE CASTE, ONE RELIGION & ONE GOD to mankind is instrumental is the upliftment of the lower caste and has brought almost an end to casteism.IT IS THE NEED OF THE HOUR TO FOLLOW THE PREACHING OF THIS GREAT SAINT.
    WE WILL BE FAILING IN OUR DUTIES IF WE DO NOT ACKNOWLEDGE THE LEADERSHIP & EFFORTS PUT IN BY SRI JANARDHAN POOJARY, SRI SAIRAM & THE LATE SRI DAMODARA SUVARNA IN THIER SELFLESS CONTRIBUTION TOWARDS THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE TEMPLE.. ALSO OUR THANKS TO EACH & EVERY ONE WHOSE HAS CONTRIBUTED THEIR TIME & EFFORT TO MAKE MANGALORE DASARA A GRAND SUCCESS.

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  • HENRY MISQUITH, Bahrain

    Sun, Oct 5 2014

    Happy Dassehra to all the daiji readers.

    Kill the evil in you...

    Be good to all

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  • HENRY MISQUITH, Bahrain

    Sun, Oct 5 2014

    Happy Dasara to all

    Kill the evil in you...

    Be good to all.

    May this Dasara light up for you.
    The hopes of happy times, and dreams for a year full of smiles.

    Henry Misquith,BRN

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  • Jamal, Mangalore/UAE

    Sun, Oct 5 2014

    Vibrant Kudroli

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