Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar holds private durbar at Mysuru Palace

Mysuru, September 21:-  With the commencement of Mysuru Dasara festivities; the rituals by the royal family of Mysuru have begun at the Amba Vilasa Palace. The private durbar by the King which has been the tradition of Mysuru Dasara began with various rituals on the first day of the Navaratri celebrations.

Yaduveer 2 Sept 21The scion of the Mysore royal family, Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar ascended the golden throne at the Mysuru Palace and held a private darbar at 12 noon.

Yaduveer, wearing the royal attire, performed puja to the throne before taking the seat. He was sprinkled holy water brought from different temples of Mysuru. Yaduveer was hailed when he arrived at the Palace Durbar Hall.

‘Kankana Dharane’ to Yaduveer was performed at the Chamundi thotti at 8:20 am and later ‘Pattada Aane,’ ‘Pattada Kudure’ and ‘Pattada Hasu’ (elephant horse and cow) were brought to the Chamundi thotti at 11:45 am and later the Kalasa puje was performed. Several other rituals were also held prior to the enthronement of Yaduveer.

Yaduveer Sept 21The idol of Chamundeshwari was brought to Kannadi thotti from Chamundi thotti.  It concluded the durbar of the first day.

Yaduveer who has been holding the Khasa (private) darbar since three years, will continue to hold the private darbar at 7 pm during the nine-day festival and will perform a puja to the vintage arms and hold a Dasara Vijaya Yatre on his silver chariot at the grounds of the Palace on the tenth day.

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