Did you know Mysore is called the yoga hub of India? Want to know the history of yoga in Mysore and how the city will be playing a major role on International Yoga Day 2022? Read on to find answers to all your questions. Mysuru city, which is located 150 kilometres from the state capital […]
Mysore, previously known as Mysuru, is the third largest and second most populated city of Karnataka. Situated right at the foot of Chamundi Hills, Mysore was once the capital of the Kingdom of Mysore. The rich cultural environment of Mysore has earned it the moniker of Cultural Capital of Karnataka.
Mysore Dasara is celebrated with great pomp and grandeur for ten days and people from every corner of the globe visit this city during the festival. There are some notable heritage structures in Mysore like the famous Mysore Palace and the Jaganmohana Palace. Other significant tourist spots in Mysore include Somanthapura, Karanji Lake & Park, Chamundi Hill, Brindavan Garden and Rail Museum.
Mysore is also famed for its exceptional quality of Mysore Silk and a unique tradition of painting known as Mysore Painting. This city offers quite a few mouthwatering delicacies like the Mysore Pak and Mysore Masala Dosa. Read more about Mysore
The Jwalamukhi Tripura Sundari temple in Mysore is a must-visit for devotees. Well, Mysore is known for its beautiful temples and the legends associated with them. Of these, the Chamundeshwari Temple is probably the most renowned. This temple is dedicated to Goddess Chamundeshwari, a form of Durga who slew the demon Mahishasura. However, this isn’t […]
Looking for the schedule of Mysore Dasara? Here is Mysore Dasara events, schedule, and venue. The 411th edition of the world-famous Mysuru Dasara will be celebrated between October 7 and 15. The celebrations will begin with a special pooja to the goddess Chamundeshwari atop Chamundi Hills on October 7. Former Karnataka CM SM Krishna is […]
The Jumbo Savari on Vijayadashmi is the highlight of Mysore’s annual Dasara celebrations. Since 2012, Arjuna has been the star of this show. The tale of Arjuna is fascinating. A crowd gathers every year to watch the caparisoned elephant majestically walk down the Raja Marga while pulling the 750-kg golden Howdah with an idol of […]
The Srikanteshwara Temple In Nanjangud isn’t just a Hindu pilgrimage destination, it’s equally revered for its architecture and Saiva sculptures. The temple is located in Nanjangud, a city also known as the Varanasi of the south. The temple, also known as Nanjundeshwara Temple, is spread out over a large area and is built in a […]
Often, recovering from an illness or surgery can be a challenging task, not just for the patient, but for the family too. Especially when it is an elderly family member, it becomes necessary that post-operative care is provided by professionals to ensure that the recovery period is not only easy but also prevents any other […]
Chamundi Hills is located 13 kilometres east of Mysore. The hill is crowned by a temple known as the Chamundeshwari Temple. The hills and the temple above it are named after the Goddess Chamundeshwari. These lush green hills offer a spectacular trekking experience, scenic beauty and a chance to visit the Chamundi Temple. Quick Facts […]
Chamundi hills, is a must visit when in Mysore, Goddess Chamundeshwari temple, Nandi, Mahishasura statue are the important deities on the hill.
Sati Stone And Nandi Idols have been found in Mysore. Let us know more about this excavation. Giant face to face idols of Nandi (sacred bull) and a Sati stone has been found at Arasinakere in Jayapura Hobli of Mysuru Taluk. According to experts, these idols date back to Hoysala rulers, who ruled Karnataka between […]
Mysore has recently got its first celebrity wax museum, the Chamundeshwari Celebrity Wax Museum, which also happens to be the first one in the state of Karnataka. With its inauguration in October 2018, this museum has now become one of the most popular attractions in Mysore that is frequented by tourists from all over the […]