Dasara Celebrations in Mysore

As the Dasara festival is going to be started at October 06, the Vijayadasami celebrations are started in Mysore in the traditional manner byt eh Modeyar family. In this article I have written about the Dasara festivals importance in Karnataka, Dasara celebration initiation done int he presence of the Karnataka Chief minister etc.,

Dasara Festival Begins in Mysore

The All India famous Dasara festival has got begun in one of the special places of Karnataka, Mysore from 28th September 2011. The Dasara Festival will be celebrated in Mysore for the next nine days in Mysore. As usual it is expected that many hundreds of people from Bangalore and from the surroundings of Bangalore and from all around the country to get part in the nine days celebrate dasara festival in Mysore. As the dasara festival has been celebrated with the name of the hindu godess Chamundeeshwari, at the hill tip of Pejawar of Sri Vishwesha Tirtha and the current Chief minister of Karnataka Chief minister Sadananda Gowda.

Dasara in Mysore


The mahishasura was eliminated after the 10 days struggle by the reincarnation of one of the important hindu religion godess, Durga devi who is the consort of Lord Shiva. This ten days count before the initiation of the Dasara festival is known as the Vijaya dhasami.

which date the Vijayadasami comes?

The Vijayadhasami festival comes by the date, Oct 06 and the celebration of the Vijayadhasami in Mysore will have the Jumboo Savari which will be lead by a tuskar, named Balarama and the tuskar processed by 12 caparisioned elephants. The tuskar Balarama will carry the holy idol of the chamundeeshwari which will be placed on 75 kilogram weighed, Golden howdah.
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How many times, the dasara festival entertained in Mysore, the upcoming Dasara 2011 in Mysore will be the 401st Dasara celebrated in Mysore. As the weight of the tuskar Balarama is around 5000 kg, and this event of tuskar carrying the holy idol is going to happen 13th time in Mysore, the Dasara in Mysore at October 06 will be a special one for the Karnataka people.

How the Dasara Festival celebrated in Mysore?

When the Vijayadasami begins, the Dasara festival also begins in Karnataka with Music, film shows, dance performances, games like wrestling, and other enjoyable special events The Wodeyars which is located in the city center of Mysore will be illuminated during the Dasara celebrations.

Management and Arrangement of Dasara Festival in Mysore

The Dasara festival in Mysore has been arranged by the State Government of Karnataka. And the family of wodeyar has been continuing doing the Durbars during the celebration of Dasara since 1970's.

Where are the Dasara Tickets available?

The following places are the Mysore dasara ticket availing places, Mysore Palace North gate and South gate, DC Office, Mysore City Corporation, KSRTC Bus Stand, MUDA Office, Hotel Hoysala.

How to buy Dasara e tickets online?

To buy the Dasara e tickets online, just follow this link, Dasara e tickets

Contact Details/ help line for Mysore Dasara 2011

Mysore Dasara Helpline : 0821 2418 888
DC Office Control Room - 1077
Police - 100
Mysore City Corporation Control Room -1913

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