Thousands of people take part in colourfull festival ‘OKULI’

Sunday, February 5th, 2017
Venkaaramana Okuli

Mangaluru : A day after Car Festival (Kodial Teru) the Gaud Saraswat Brahmin (GSB) community has jovially celebrate colours fest Okuli on Saturday February 04. Thousands of people, men and women, both young and old joined the festivities and sprayed coloured water at each other. They sang, they danced to the tunes of loud music […]

The annual Kodial Teru (Car Festival) celebrated at Temple Square

Friday, February 7th, 2014
Kodial teru

Mangalore : The Gowd Saraswat Brahmins (GSB) community celebrated the annual Kodial Teru (Car Festival) in the very exuberance at Sri Venkataramana Temple (Temple Square) Car Street on Thursday February 6. Thousands of devotees carrying the deity’s idol in a golden palanquin from the shrine and located in a decorated chariot. Sri Samyameendrateertha Swamiji the […]

Grand Sahasra Kumbhabhisheka rituals at Venkatramana Temple

Sunday, February 3rd, 2013
Venkatramana Temple

Mangalore : Second day of the Sahasra Kumbhabhisheka being held at the Sri Venkatramana Temple at Carstreet in Mangalore. GSB brethren from various places are visiting the temple  on the auspicious  occasion. On February 2, Saturday various rituals like Bimba Shuddhi, Ekottara Shatakalasbhisheka were held. A Tantra Sarokta Mandala is ready in front of the […]

Punar Prathista of Sri Venkataramana Temple to held on Jan 16

Saturday, January 7th, 2012
Venkatramana Temple

Mangalore : Sri Venkataramana Temple, situated in the surrounding called as ‘Temple square’ of Mangalore city has a glorious history of about 3 centuries. Founded in year 1736 A.D. by the Mhala Pai family of the Koushika Gothra, also called as the sowkar family, this temple since then has recorded speedy development over the ages, […]

Religious Ceremonial Package at Car festival

Friday, February 11th, 2011
Kodial Theru

Mangalore : The well known ‘Mangalore Car Festival’ or ‘Kodial Theru’ is been celebrated with splendor and religious zeal for five days by the Gowd Saraswat Brahmin Communities in the city. The ‘Dwajarohana’ or the flag with the symbol of Lord Hanuman on a silver plaque or ‘Kodi’ hoisted at the ‘Dwajastambha’on the first day […]