A dress code for devotees will come in all temples across Karnataka

Monday, September 25th, 2017

Mangaluru : The endowment department across Karnataka will formulate a dress code for devotees in all temples which comes under it. The Karnataka Rajya Dharmika Parishat (a quasi-judicial body formed by the government under the Karnataka Hindu Religious Institutions and Charitable Endowments Amended Act 2011) decided to make dress code compulsory to preserve the sanctity […]

Kollur temple theft case, Quicker inquiry demanded

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016
Kolluru Temple

Udupi : The former head of the governing body of Kollur Mookambika Temple, Appanna Hegde, has demanded speedy inquiry into the recent case of gold worth crores of rupees missing from the temple. Speaking to reporters on Monday, Hegde alleged that the inquiry into the theft has come to a standstill due to pressure from […]

Every temple under Endowment Department must appoint women priests: Poojary

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014
Janardhana Poojary

Mangalore : Former minister B Janardhan Poojary, urged the government to implement the same system in temples coming under Endowment Department in the state. Speaking on the occasion, Sri Kudroli Gokarnatheshwara temple, Mangalore has appointed two women priests to perform religious rituals at the temple and temples need not wait for cabinet decision to bring […]

Temples have protected Hinduism since centuries, says Pejawar Swamiji

Sunday, February 10th, 2013
Vishwesha Theertha Swamiji

Udupi  : Temples have played a very important role in protecting Hinduism since ages from  various types of onslaught and have  preserved the age old customs and traditions, said Sri Vishwesha Theertha Swamiji of Pejawar Mutt. He was speaking after inaugurating a convention of members of the management committees of  temples notified in the district. […]

Kollur Temple is second richest temple in state

Friday, September 21st, 2012
Kollur Temple

Kundapur :  Kollur Sri Mookambika Temple, which is under the control of the Religious and Endowment Department, is thronged by devotees round the year. Many even offer valuable contributions to the temple including gold and silver ornaments apart from cash. Reports now state that Kollur Temple has become the second richest temple in Karnataka as […]