Former NRI discussion board head Arathi Krishna to inaugurate Mangaluru Dasara at Kudroli Gokarnanatha Temple
Temples within the twin districts of Dakshina Kannada and Udupi have geared as much as have a good time Navarathri amidst the COVID-19 pandemic following strict pointers issued by the federal government whilst former chairperson of Karnataka NRI Forum Arathi Krishna is scheduled to inaugurate the famed Mangaluru Dasara at Kudroli Gokarnanatha Temple on Saturday.
All temples, together with Gokarnanatha, Mangaladevi, Kadri Manjunatha, Mariyamma, Marigudi and others in Mangaluru, Kateel Durga Parameshwari, Dharmasthala Manjunatha, Kukke Subrahmanya, Polali Rajarajeshwari and others in Dakshina Kannada, Sri Krishna Mutt, Ambalapadi Mahakali, Kadiyali Mahisha Mardini, Kollur Mookambika, Kamalashile Durga Parameshwari, Anegudde Vinayaka and different temples in Udupi district will have a good time the nine-day competition of Shakthi Goddess with out fanfare.
Kids not allowed
The Gokarnanatha temple administration has determined to not permit youngsters beneath six years into the temple in the course of the competition to make sure their security. Ms. Krishna will inaugurate the Mangaluru Dasara at a low-key programme on Saturday at midday. The programme begins at 9.30 a.m. with Guru Prarthana adopted by Kalasha Pratishthe and set up of Nava Durges on the temple premises in Kudroli.
The celebrations could be carried out with the theme “Namma Dasara-Namma Surakshe” as per the needs of the temple’s architect B. Janardhana Poojari, mentioned a press release from temple committee treasurer R. Padmaraj. Wearing of masks, sanitising fingers, sustaining social distance and so forth., could be obligatory for each devotee visiting the temple. Senior residents who’re match might take part within the celebrations whereas the administration accords them precedence and honour.
Anna Prasada can be distributed to devotees in arecanut plates after the Mahapooja from 2.30 p.m.
Ms. Krishna is the daughter of former Minister the late Begane Ramaiah who represented Sringeri Assembly constituency. She instantly responded to issues confronted by expats within the Gulf in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic and organized home journey for hundreds of individuals, the temple mentioned.
Virtual cultural programmes
The cultural programmes organised as a part of Mangaluru Dasara of Gokarnanatha Temple can be digital with the programmes at Jaya C Suvarna Kalyana Mantapa being beamed on massive screens at numerous locations on temple premises in addition to Namma Kudla cable TV channel, Mr. Padmaraj mentioned.
Cultural programmes would begin from 6 p.mm daily from Saturday until October 26.