Over 650 devotees perform ‘Made Snana’ on second day

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012
Made Snana

Subrahmanya : More than 650 devotees performed the controversial ‘Made Snana’ ritual at the Kukke Subrahmanya temple here on Monday. As is the practice, food was served to members of the Brahmin community after the pooja at the temple. After the meal, devotees rolled over the plantain leaves with food leftovers to fulfil their ‘harake’ […]

Several devotees perform Madesnana at Kukke Subrahmanya Temple

Monday, December 17th, 2012
Several devotees perform Madesnana at Kukke Subrahmanya Temple

  Subrahamanya : Nearly 350 devotees offered madesnana at Kukke Srubrahmanya Temple on December 16, Sunday as part of Shashti celebrations. Tight security was maintained bat the temple and CCTV  were also installed at all strategic locations right from  Kashikatte to the temple precincts. Four DySPs, 200 police personnel,Home Guards and temple surety staff, maintained […]

3 devotees dead, 20 devotees hospitalized after Mathura temple stampede

Sunday, September 23rd, 2012
Mathura

Mathura  : Three female devotees died in a late night stampede at the famous Radharani temple at Barsana near Mathura on early Sunday morning as thousands of devotees thronged on the occasion of Radhashtami, the birthday of Lord Krishna’s consort Radha. While the district magistrate Sameer Verma said the three ladies died of suffocation, eyewitnesses […]

Thousands visit Karinja, Narahari Parvatha and Maravanthe Temples on Aati Amavasye Day

Friday, July 20th, 2012
Aati Amavasye Day

Bantwal: Thousands of devotees visited the Sadashiva Temple at Narahari Parvatha near Kalladka and Karinjeshwara Temple on July 19, Thursday on Aati Amavasya Day to take a holy dip and offer their prayers to the Lord and seek his blessings. Devotees had begun thronging the temples since early morning and even the KSRTC had arranged […]

Dress code for devotees visiting Talacauvery Temple

Friday, June 29th, 2012
Talacauvery Temple

Madikeri :  A meeting of the Bhagandeshwara-Talakaveri Temple Management Committee held here  on Thursday, has decided to enforce a dress code for devotees visiting the temple.The meeting was chaired by Speaker KG Bopaiah. It was decided that devotees particularly women have to follow the dress code and should wear only salvar kameez or saree while […]

Mass marriages in Temple at Kateelu create chaos among vehicle on road

Monday, April 30th, 2012
Mass marriages in Temple at Kateelu create chaos among vehicle on road

Mangalore: The home town of local MP, Kateelu was jam packed with people and vehicles, devotees and way farers, consequent upon a mass marriage ceremony on Sunday of couples and relatives assembling to unite as many as 52 pairs. The day was busy as it was a holiday. Those who were passing through as regular […]

Andrew the Greedy misleads people in prayer services

Friday, April 27th, 2012
Brother Andrew

Mangalore : Brother Andrew Richards of a prayer group known as Grace Ministry holding regular prayer meetings every Friday at Samriddhi Bhavan in Nagori(Kankanady) has faced opposition on April 27 from certain devotees who protested outside the Hall, especially from BJP leader Franklin Monteiro who threatened to break Brother Andrews ‘legs. The offended Brother Went […]

Shaktinagar Temple of Sri GopalKrishna ready for 10-day devotional programmes

Thursday, April 19th, 2012
Koti Namaarchane

Mangalore: The 5th year commencement celebrations at Sri Gopala Krishna Temple in Shaktinagar and the offering of 1 crore Tulsi leaves to the deity by devotees took place as on Thursday morning April 19 at Shaktinagar. Last night, a special pandal erected for visitors was ruined by sharp winds and heavy rains in the area. […]

Puttur Mahalingeshwara Car Festivals on April 16-17 with fireworks, bands and colours at night sky

Friday, April 13th, 2012

Puttur: The decoration works (such as flags, vegetables and nuts tying on sides, colour painting, wood worthiness of the cart etc) of small chariot to be drawn by devotees and pilgrims around the car street, on the outer circle courts of the temple at night on Monday. The giant chariot (Brahma Ratha) festival is scheduled […]

‘Koti Nama Archane’ event at Shaktinagar Krishna Temple from April 19 for Ten days

Friday, April 13th, 2012
GopalaKrishna Temple Shaktinagara

Mangalore: A crore of Tulsi (a holy plant dear to Lord Krishna) leaves would be offered with his name chanted by devotees, from April 20 to 29 at the Sri Gopalkrishna Temple built by K C Naik and family at Shaktinagar near Police Lines, in view of 5th annual ‘Installation of Deity-image’ celebrations. Talking to […]