Dasara of Dharamaragudda – the hill of Gods

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Dharamaragudda [       Devaragudda is situated near Ranebennur in Haveri district, Karnataka State, India.  Devaragudda  is well known in North Karnataka for the Mailaralinga temple on top of the hill. The temple attracts many devotees from several parts of the state. Mailaralinga is the patron deity of warrior, farming, herding communities. The Mailaralinga […]

Village Dasara

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Village Dasara Gramdevatas             Festivals and celebrations play an important role in the Indian culture and it’s heritage. Most Indian festivals have it’s roots in religious disciplines imprinting social and cultural heritage.Pastorals and farmers along with their deities on the bank of Tungabhadra river Pastorals and farmers along with their […]

Vijayanagara Royal Dasara

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The most significant history of Dasara is it’s relation to the Vijaynagara Dynasty. The historians have detailed about the Vijayadashmi tradition in this region, and we can see that through empires arose and fallen. The rituals and traditions haven’t died.Those human ideas are exquisite expressions, which has spread across the society, lived, propagated like a living organism, […]

Girija Virupaksha Kalyana utsava

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  We have been doing projects and programs about “Girija Kalyana” the Story. Is about the wedding of the most popular mythical character Shiva and his cosmic mate Parvathi who is known by the name Girija, as she is the daughter of King Giriraja according to this story cited from Shiva Purana. Girija Virupaksha Kalyana  […]