Karnataka, a state in southern India, is known for its rich cultural heritage and vibrant temple festivals. Here are some prominent temple festivals celebrated in Karnataka:
Mysuru Dasara: Mysuru Dasara is one of the most famous and grand temple festivals in Karnataka. It is a ten-day celebration held in Mysuru (also known as Mysore) during the month of September or October. The festival culminates with a grand procession called the “Jambu Savari” or the “Vijayadashami procession,” where the idol of Goddess Chamundeshwari is taken in a beautifully decorated royal chariot.
When is Mysore Dasara in 2023 ?
Mysore Dasara starts on 15th October and ends on 24th October. On the final day Jamboo Savari is held.