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Illegal shops near Krishna Mutt demolished

Saturday, January 20th, 2018

Udupi: Shops running illegally at the parking space of Sri Krishna mutt were pulled down on the orders of Sri Laxmivarateertha Swamiji of Shiroor Mutt on Friday. It has been reported that Shiroor Swamiji ordered to demolish three shops which were functioning illegally at the parking lot of Krishna Mutt. Speaking to media, Shiroor Swamiji […]

Mother & Child Hospital inaugrated at Udupi

Saturday, January 20th, 2018

Udupi: Dedication ceremony of Koosamma Shambhu Shetty Memorial Haji Abdullah Mother and Child Hospital, also known as Mother & Child Hospital was held here on Thursday. Speaking after inaugurating the ceremony Sri Vishweshateertha Swamiji of Pejawar Math said, “This hospital will be of a great help to the people of Udupi, this hospital will have […]

Hegde says he will take Palimar seer’s demand for Uniform Code to Centre

Friday, January 19th, 2018

Udupi: Union Minister of State for Skill Development Anant Kumar Hegde said on Thursday that he would take the message of Vidyadheesha Tirtha Swami of Palimar Mutt for a Uniform Civil Code to the Union government. He was speaking at a function to mark the inauguration of cultural and religious programme of Paryaya Palimar Mutt […]

Udupi geared up for Paryaya 2018

Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Udupi: Paryaya Darbar 2018 is all set to begin from today. Lakhs of devotees are expected to visit the grand ceremony where Sri Vidyadheeshateertha Swamiji of Palimar Math will ascend the Paryaya Peetha The Paryaya festival, which the marks the transfer of power of management and worship of Lord Krishna at the 800-year-old Sri Krishna […]

Muslim family prepare Birudavali for this Paryaya

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Udupi: At a time when the coast is simmering with communal tension, the Paryaya crosses religious boundaries. No Paryaya procession is complete without the colorful ‘Birudavali’ , umbrellas, decorated pallaki, ‘Suryapanna’, ‘Chandrapadha’ flags and other decorative items. It’s a Muslim family from Hosadurga, Chitradurga district, that spends about six months to complete this work. Says […]

Udupi gets ready for Paryaya festival

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Udupi: The stage is set for the grand biennial Paryaya festival here on January 18. The Paryaya festival, which the marks the transfer of power of management and worship of Lord Krishna at the 800-year-old Sri Krishna Mutt/Temple from one seer to another seer of the Ashta Mutts or eight mutts of Udupi biennially, is […]

Farmers bring ‘Mattu Gulla’

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Udupi: The farmers of Mattu and surrounding hamlets donated the vegetable, Mattu Gulla, a special type of brinjal, which enjoys the Geographical Indication (GI) tag of ‘Horekanike’ here on Tuesday. People donate foodgrain and vegetables for the Paryaya festival. This is called Horekanike. Vidyadheesha Tirtha Swami of Palimar Mutt will be ascending the Paryaya Peetha […]

BJP protests over CM’s recent remarks in Udupi

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Udupi: The members of the district unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) staged a protest at the Brahmagiri Circle on the way to the Congress Bhavan here recently against Chief Minister Siddaramaiah’s remarks against the BJP and RSS. The agitators were taken into preventive custody and later released. Mattar Ratnakar Hegde, president, BJP district […]

Traditional gaiety marks Churnotsava in Udupi

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Udupi: Traditional pomp and gaiety marked Churnotsava or Suvarnotsava at the Sri Krishna Mutt/Temple here on Monday. The Churnotsava is held the day after the Three Chariot Festival, which happened here on Sunday. The Churnotsava marks the culmination of the Sapthotsava. Many rituals marked the Churnotsava. The utsava murtis (the idols taken out during procession) […]

Candle on the Water’ features unique world of lighthouses

Monday, January 15th, 2018

Mangaluru: Postal stamps and covers featuring various facets of lighthouses across the globe were on display in a philately exhibition, on the theme ‘Candle on the Water,’ organised by the Dakshina Kannada district Philately and Numismatics Association (DKPANA) at the head post office at Pandeshwar on Sunday. MRPL general manager K Shridhar, who was the […]

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