Saturday, October 6, 2007

Mysore Dasara 2007, Quick Guide - History and Highlights




Mysore Dasara 2007 in a NutShell

Dasara is Karnataka’s State festival know as Nadahabba. It is part of Navarathri the 10 day pan-india Hindu festival and with the last day Vijayadashmi being the most auspicious day of Dasara. The Dasara festivities were first performed by Wodeyor King, Raja Wodeyar I (1578-1617 CE) in the year 1610. Since then it has been a tradition for the celebration of the festival to be steered by the Royal Family of Mysore. The royal family of Mysore performs special pooja on the occasion of Dasara. During Dasara, the entire City is gaily decorated and illuminated.

Tip: Most convenient and hassle free way to see the Mysore Dasara is to buy the Mysore Dasara Gold Card


Mysore Dasara 2007 Festival Dates – 12th Oct to 21st Oct 2007

Key Dasara 2007 Progams

  • 21st Oct 2007 Afternoon - Dasara Procession (Jumbo Savari)
  • 21st Oct 2007 Evening – Torchlight Parade

Rest of the events & program guide can be found at the Mysore Dasara Site and the Mysore Tourism Guide.

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Nandita said...

Details of Mysore Darasa are available at

http://karnataka.travel2karnataka.com/mysore_dussehra_dasara.htm

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