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Jain Temples in #Gerusoppa :

Once Institution to several basadis with exclusive architecture, hundreds of inscriptions, groups of temples & structure, owing to it's vast unexplored heritage & ruins, Gerusoppa is called 'Harappa of the Jains' @LostTemple7
#Jainism #Karnataka ImageImageImage
Historical references states there were108 #Jain Basadis & now only five remaining.
Chaturmukha #basadi that exists even now is testimony to the art & architecture of ancient times has stood tall being d lone sentinel of the Rani Chennabhaira Devi’s forgotten empire.
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Famous center of trade & commerce #Gerusoppa ruled by Saluva kingdom the Powerful intelligent Queen Rani Chenna Bhairadevi (1554-1603) knownas 'Pepper Queen'.
Her empire included Uttara-Dakshina Kannada, Goa, Malabar region & had 37 seaports efficiently crushed Portuguese twice! ImageImageImage
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1/n: Today is the birth centenary of Hemedrakumar Prithviraj Gandhi (HP Gandhi) (20/09/1920-05/06/2008) - The father of Indian freshwater #diatomology. This thread details about his life and contribution. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H._P._Gan…
2/n: A globally celebrated diatomist / algologist and still unknown in India. He worked on #diatoms all his life. Diatoms are a group of algae responsible for 25 % of global O2 production. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diatom
3/n: Gandhi described 300+ new species of diatoms from Western India covering #Rajasthan, #Gujarat, #Maharashtra and #Karnataka. Maybe he is the ONLY INDIAN #botanist who described 100+ species? List of species by Gandhi: diatombase.org/aphia.php?p=ta…
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#VeenaNaada kindles the fire in #Kundalini that lies curled
in the #Mooladhara, the lowest of the 6 nerve centers in
the spinal column. The Vibrations tht are set in motion by the body heat and the life breath (Anala & Prana)
gathers momentum as they travel up the spinalcord
The Veena has also been compared to the human body. The #spinalchord in the
human body is held through out the length of the body right from the anus point to the top of the head (Brain) called Brahmarandhra. It is divided into 24 vertebrae as the 24 frets of the Veena.
One sees or touches the Veena it bestows comfort both during and after one’s lifetime. It cleanses & purifies all sins and evils of not only the downtrodden but also of those who have committed heinous crimes
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The Jewels of Hoysaleshwara temple, Halebidu. ಹೊಯ್ಸಳೇಶ್ವರ

Intericate carvings on walls depicting legends from the epics Ramayana & Mahabharata the glorious history of Bharata.
Finest of 12th CE. Hindu Sculptural #heritage

#Karnataka #Hoysalas
@BharatTemples_ @LostTemple7
Rare Sculptures at Hoysaleshwara temple:
- Garuda fights the Nagas
-Sukracharya warning Mahabali not to grant the boon
-Arjuna Krishna hanuman banner Kurukshetra
- Very ornamental Chamunda
ಕರ್ನಾಟಕದ ಪರಂಪರೆಯ ಪ್ರತೀಕವಾಗಿರುವ ಈ ದೇವಾಲಯ ಹೊಯ್ಸಳ ದೊರೆಗಳ ಕಲಾಶ್ರೀಮಂತಿಕೆಯ ಹಾಗೂ ಕಲೋಪಾಸನೆಗೆ ಸಾಕ್ಷಿಯಾಗಿವೆ.
ಸುಂದರವಾದ vದೇವತೆಗಳ ಕೆತ್ತನೆ, ನಂದಿಯ ಮಹಾಭಾರತ, ರಾಮಾಯಣ, ಶೈವಪುರಾಣ, ಸಮುದ್ರ ಮಂಥನದ ಆನೆ, ಶಿಲಾಬಾಲಿಕೆ ದಶಾವತಾರ, ಪಾರಿಜಾತಾಪಹರಣ, ಇಂದ್ರಸಭೆಯ ಅದ್ಬುತ ಇತಿಹಾಸ ಕಣ್ಣೆದುರು ತಂದು ನಿಲ್ಲಿಸುತ್ತವೆ.
#ಹೊಯ್ಸಳರು
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Amazing Vedic architecture
Bhoga Nandeeshwara -- The 9th century temple in #Bengaluru preserves legacies of five dynasties,
is a rare gesture of mutual respect.

The shrines of the temple indicate the different stages of Lord Shiva’s life.
#Karnataka #temples
@BharatTemples_
Arunachaleshwara depicting Shiva’s childhood built by Gangas of Talakad.
Bhoga Nandeeshwara Shiva in his youth by the Cholas Uma-Maheshwara shrine with ornate pillars, reliefs depicting Hindu gods- typical Hoysala architecture.
Beautiful kalyani during the Vijayanagara kings.
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Madhukeshwara temple,Banavasi 😇

Did you know?

#Banavasi was the first capital city of #Karnataka when it was ruled by the #Kadamba_dynasty.

The city dates back to 375 AD. It has been mentioned in revered terms by Chinese traveler-monk, #Huen_Tsang, #Greco_Roman
writer, #Ptolemy, #Kalidasa and #Chamarasa.

Today the main structure that remains is the #Madhukeshwara temple.

@mandir Image
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16 Ancient #Ganesha Temples in #India!!
A Thread!

1. Ashtavinayaka - Maharashtra

Ashtavinayaka is a group of 8 #Ganpati temples in Maharashtra that are considered very important by the devotees.

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#GanpatiBappaMorya
@BharatTemples_ @rightwingchora Ashtavinayak Temple Leniyadri
2. Parvathi Ganesha of Hampi - Karnataka

This 16 ft Ganesha is actually sitting on the lap of his mother Parvati! One has to but appreciate the creativity of the sculptor!

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#GanpatiBappaMorya #GaneshChaturthi
@punarutthana @almightykarthik
3. Gokarna MahaGanapathy Temple, Gokarna - #Karnataka

The temple has a rare standing Ganesha, 5 feet (1.5 m) tall and two-handed; on his head is a small depression, which is said to be a mark of Ravana’s fury.

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#GanpatiBappaMorya
@anushankarn
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It was noted that despite being resource constrained and densely populated, timely #lockdown & rapid augmentation of infrastructure by India have helped to keep the case/ million & deaths/million considerably lower as compared to other countries

@PMOIndia @MoHFW_INDIA
Within the country, eight States (#Maharashtra, #Karnataka, #AndhraPradesh, #TamilNadu, #UttarPradesh, #WestBengal, #Odisha and #Telangana) contribute to around 73% of the active caseload, as of today

@PMOIndia @MoHFW_INDIA #GoM
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The Glory of Great #Chalukyas
(6 -12th CE.)
Immadi Pulikeshi (ಇಮ್ಮಡಿ ಪುಲಿಕೇಶಿ) of Badami (Vatapi) The most celebrated Chalukya Emperor in d history of #Karnataka for his military enterprises and patronage of arts & culture, who ruled large parts Bharata from Kaveri to Narmada
The Bhutanatha temple Caves carved in monolithic stone, situated in Agasthya Tirtha at Badami capital of #Chalukyas is d earliest temple structure.
'Badami - Aihole - Pattadakal' in the Malaprabha river valley, considered a cradle of architectural model for later Hindu temples.
Architectural feats of Aihole, #Badami temples at #Bagalkot
features the Cave style & Dravidan style combination.

This was d beginning of a glorious reign, Chalukyas Pulakeshi ll defeated everyone in d Deccan & rest of south. Pallavas, Gangas, Alupas, Latas, Gurjaras, Malawas &
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Keladi Chennamma - The Queen Who Challenged Aurangzeb l
ಕೆಳದಿ ರಾಣಿ ಚೆನ್ನಮ್ಮ

Rani Chennamma efficiently ruled d kingdom of Keladi, #Karnataka for 25 yrs (1671-1696)
She gave shelter to Shivaji’s son Rajaram & Fought bravely against Mughals.
Gandaberunda carving at Keladi temple. ImageImageImage
During her rule, fought several battles to victory, defeated Sultan of Bijapu, fought bravely against Aurangzeb’s forces.

Mastered music, literature She established a colony & facilitated settlement of scholars frm states to spread knowledge of ancient wisdom in #Keladi kingdom ImageImageImage
ಕೆಳದಿ ರಾಣಿ ಚನ್ನಮ್ಮ ಕ್ರಿ.ಶ(೧೬೭೨-೧೬೯೭) ಕೆಳದಿ ಸಂಸ್ಥಾನವನ್ನು ಆಳಿದ ವೀರ ಮಹಿಳೆ.
ಶಿವಾಜಿಯ ಮಗ ರಾಜರಾಮನಿಗೆ ನೀಡಿದ ಆಶ್ರಯದ ಪರಿಣಾಮ ಯುದ್ಧಕ್ಕೆ ಬಂದ ಔರಂಗಜೇಬನ ಸೈನ್ಯವನ್ನು ಸೋಲಿಸಿದ್ದು ಅತ್ಯಂತ ಮಹತ್ತ್ವ ಇತಿಹಾಸ
ತನ್ನ ಸ್ಥಿರ ಸಂಕಲ್ಪ, ದೂರದೃಷ್ಟಿ , ಕಲಿತನಗಳಿಂದ ಇಕ್ಕೇರಿ ಸಂಸ್ಥಾನವನ್ನು ವಿಪತ್ತಿನಿಂದ ಕಾಪಾಡಿದ ಪ್ರಸಿದ್ದ ರಾಣಿ. ImageImage
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Melukote Cheluvanarayana Swamy, worshiped by the great Sri Ramanujacharya also known as Thirunarayanapura built on rocky hills Yadugiri overlooking Cauvery valley #Mysuru

The temple has a no of beautifully carved pillars is praised as Badarinath of South India.
@BharatTemples_ ImageImageImage
ಚೆಲುವ ನಾರಾಯಣ ಸ್ವಾಮಿ ಮೇಲುಕೋಟೆ
ನಾಲ್ಕು ಯುಗ ದಿಂದ ಪೂಜಿಸಲ್ಪಡುತ್ತಿರುವ ರಾಮ ಪ್ರಿಯ ವಿಗ್ರಹ ಶ್ರೀ ಚೆಲುವ ರಾಯ.
#ಮಂಡ್ಯ #ಮೈಸೂರು

Melkote Cheluvanarayana Temple.
The intricate lattice work on the Ornately carved Pillar is awesome.
#Karnataka #temples
@AlpaChauhan_ @punarutthana
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Melukote is one of d holy sacred pilgrimages is home to Academy of Sanskrit Research, which's collected thousands of #Vedic #Sanskrit manuscripts.

Cheluvanaraya Swamy idol- Dakshina Badri, established by Sri Ramanujacharya as Legends Lord Krishna, Balarama've worshipped PC: Wiki ImageImage
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ಹೊಯ್ಸಳರ ಲಾಂಛನ 🦁

The lncredible Hoysala Empire Emblem ~ 1026 - 1343 AD

#Hoysalas ruled southern #Karnataka over three centuries gave rulers like Vishnuvardhana & Ballala III who freed large tracks of Kannada territories frm TN also offered stiff resistance against
Invaders. ImageImage
ದಂತಕತೆ: ಸುದತ್ತಚಾರ್ಯನ ವಾಸಂತಿಕಾ ಮಂದಿರದಲ್ಲಿ ಹುಲಿ ಹೊಡೆಯಲು ತನ್ನ ಶಿಷ್ಯ ಸಳನಿಗೆ "ಹೊಯ್ ಸಳ" ಎಂದು ಆಜ್ನಾಪಿಸಿದನು.

ಇತಿಹಾಸ :ವಿಷ್ಣುವರ್ಧನನು ತಲಕಾಡಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಚೋಳರನ್ನು ಸೋಲಿಸಿದ ಸಾಧನೆ, ಹೋಯ್ಸಳರನ್ನು ಸಾಮಂತ ಪದವಿಯಿಂದ ಸ್ವಾತಂತ್ರ್ಯ ರಾಜ್ಯ ಕಟ್ತುವ ವರೆಗೆ ಕೊಂಡೋಯ್ದಿತು.
ಪೋಯ್ - ಚೋಳ" ಚೋಳರನ್ನು ಓಡಿಸಿದವ #ಕನ್ನಡ ನಾಡಿನ ಹೆಮ್ಮೆ ImageImage
Vishnuvardhana, described as ‘Maker of Hoysala kingdod' the most illustrious rulers establish the #Hoysalas as a separate independent dynasty. He laid foundation of d Hoysala kingdom #Karnataka both politically and culturally.
#ಹೊಯ್ಸಳರು @KannadaNaduu
Sorce: ಹೊಯ್ಸಳರ ಬೆನ್ನೇರಿ
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#IndependenceDayIndia2020 I formally bring my 2-bit Volunteering efforts in #IndiaFightsCorona to a close, thanking each one who were part of this challenging but made easy by wonderful co-passengers of various programs during this journey.
Will continue thread in the evening Image
#IndiaFightsCorona Firstly a big thanks to the #Karnataka State leadership under @BSYBJP for their unwavering faith and trust by empowering Common citizens to drive & Deliver elements of the Citizen Participation program, immaculately conceived by @Captain_Mani72
#IndiaFightsCorona BTW! I am moving after this long journey that began on March 4th 2020 as I am switching my jobs and need a break before starting with new org. Thank my organisation for their support to me & also for contribution to the battle. They want to remain unnamed
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Sri Marikamba residing at Sirsi, uttara kannada Is one among many sacred seats of goddesses shakti worship in Karnataka

The Deity, Goddess Durga is 7-feet tall with eight-armed, mounted on a tiger.
ಭಾರತದ ಶಕ್ತಿಪೀಠಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಒಂದಾದ ಶ್ರೀ ಮಾರಿಕಾಂಬೆ ಶಿರಸಿ, ಉತ್ತರ ಕನ್ನಡ
#ಶ್ರಾವಣ #ಶುಕ್ರವಾರ ImageImageImage
Powerful places of pilgrimage are usually found on the peaks of hills and mountains. Shri parvathi in Himalaya, shri Vaishnavi in Vindhyagiri, shri Bhramaramba in Shrishail, shri Sharadambe in Shrigeri, Shri Mukambike in kollur & Shri Marikambe (16th CE temple) sirsi in Sahyagiri Image
Marikambe Also known as Doddamma ‘elder sister’ of all mariammas aka Durga deities.
The temple has extremely striking murals in Kaavi art, an art form native to the Konkan region of #Karavali.
Sirsi Marikamba Jatre is one of the most biggest fair in #Karnataka
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#Thread on "Bal Krishna Leela" (5 diff legends)

Narrated through sculpted panels of mesmerising
#ChennaKeshava Temple
#Somnathpur #Karnataka
13th cen architectural marvel of hoysala dynasty with intricately carved panels on Krishna Leela, Ramayana, Mahabharta amongst others
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1. Krishna & Aghasura:
Aghasura, one of king Kansas's general assumed the form of an enormous serpent disguising his open mouth against mountain as cave. Krishna's companions, the cowherd boys, entered its mouth, mistaking it for a mountain cavern...
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After seeing this, Krishna too entered serpent's mouth & started incressing size of his own body, finally killing Aghasura

2. Krishna & Putna:
Putana, sister of Aghasura, disguised as a young beautiful woman, tried to kill the god by breast-feeding poisoned milk; however...
3/n
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Congress MLA Amanda Srinavas murthy attacked for a post done by his brother in law in facebook.
Thousands of Muslims are standing infront of MLA house burning vehicles, throwing stones..
Abb bolo secularism..
Abb bolo secularism , Intolerant Hindus..
Come on @INCPICHATISGARH , @INCIndia
A post regarding paigambar was done by his brother -in-law.
Police have arrived right now....
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Janmashtami celebrations In famous Udupi Sreekrishna temple.
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ಶ್ರೀ ಕೃಷ್ಣಜನ್ಮಾಷ್ಟಮಿ ಶುಭಾಶಯಗಳು🙏
Happy #krishnajanmashtami to all

#ಗೋಕುಲಾಷ್ಟಮಿ #ತುಳುನಾಡು
#Janmashtami #udupi #SriKrishna ImageImageImage
Glimpses of Udupi Sri Krishna Leelotsava:

ವಿಟ್ಲಪಿಂಡಿ #VitlaPindi ustava celebrated in #Udupi considered to be Lord Krishna's home, a day after #Janmashtami

ಹುಲಿವೇಷ ಕುಣಿತ Hulivesha (Tiger Dance) is a folk dance unique to the #TuluNadu is d main attraction
#Kannada #folkdance ImageImageImageImage
Shree #krishnajanmashtami Highlights - 2019 #Udupi
ಉಡುಪಿ ಶ್ರೀ ಕೃಷ್ಣಜನ್ಮಾಷ್ಠಮಿ ಲೀಲೋತ್ಸವ

#HappyJanmashtami #Karnataka #temples #Janmashtami
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ಶ್ರೀ ಕ್ಷೇತ್ರ ಹೊರನಾಡು ತಾಯಿ ಅನ್ನಪೂರ್ಣೇಶ್ವರಿ #Karnataka l

Goddess Adi-Shaktyatmaka Shree Annapoorneshwari of Horanadu
Temple where you can get blessings never to b hungry.The
uniqueness of this place is everybody visit here r provided with food & place to sleep in #Temple premises. ImageImageImageImage
#Horanadu is situated on the banks of river Bhadra, a place of abundant natural beauty wth thick vegetation.

Maata Annapoorneshwari temple is built originally by sage Agasthya (400 yrs back).
Devi Gayathri in standing posture on a peeta wth Shanku, Sri Chakra @BharatTemples_
Pc: Pushpak hegde, @ theatrical- lense
Vc: ಶ್ರೀ ಕ್ಷೇತ್ರ ಹೊರನಾಡು
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#Thread #DidYouKnow
1.These are the original idols of Shri Rama, Lakshmana & Sita which were removed & sent to a safe place before Ram Mandir was desecrated by #Babur. When Babur marched into #Ayodhya, the caretaker of the Temple Pandit Shyamanand Maharaj fled Ayodhya along with
2 the idols & handed them over to Swami Eknath Maharaj of Paithan. Later these idols were handed over to the Guru of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, Swami Samarth Ramdas.
When Swami Samarth was on a tour of South India, he placed those idols on the banks of the holy sangam of rivers
3 Tunga & Bhadra forming #Tungabhadra in a small town called #Harihar, Karnataka.
The idols have been worshipped since then by the Gurus of Narayan Ashram in Harihar. There was a huge celebration in Harihar after the Ayodhya verdict. The people of Harihar & the Narayan Ashram are
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Global Ghar Wapsi 😂🤣
#Ramayan in Pictures #Thread Image
Shringverpur UP Image
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On Sept 1st I complete 32 years in top notch industries starting as Asst Engineer grew into Engineering Executive, Consultant Designer, R&D Head, Chief of Operations and R&D (Dr V Krishna Murthy trustee of RGF), then as Product Manager, System Architect, and now as ED.
Lessons
Someone (irrespective of sector) if he is too busy for everything, all the time, it means either he doesn't know his job or doesn't know to manage it.
I come across so many who hide behind this "I am too busy" from their reportees, from their peers and superiors. If you are a manager find a balance or bosses will have to find some balanced person. In days of mobile phones, you cannot have pagers.
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Karnataka HC to consider today pleas challenging conduct of CET exam. The HC had yesterday asked the Govt to reconsider the decision and to inform the new decision at 2.30 PM today.
@anubha1812
#CETExams2020
#Karnataka
#StudentsLivesMatters
#StudentsStrikeAgainstExams
Yesterday, a bench headed by CJ Oka had asked the State to reconsider the move to hold CET on July 30 and 31 in the light of rising #COVID19 case.#KarnatakaCovidHorror #KCETStudentsinHCforJustice
#CETExams2020
livelaw.in/top-stories/ka…
Update : Chief Justice Oka is not available today. So, a bench of Justice Aravind Kumar and Justice M I Arun will hear the petitions regarding #KCET2020

Matter to be considered at 2.30 PM
@anubha1812
#CETExams2020
#StudentsLivesMatters
#kcetpostpone
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Today being a Saturday, We will look @ #Pavagada, a Fort Town, & taluka in #Tumkur district in #Karnataka.
Historically it was part of the Mysore kingdom. The town is famous for its fort located on the hill, Kote Anjaneya temple @ foothills & the temple of Sri #Shani Mahatma. 1/n
Right from my childhood, until I reached the age of 20, I used to visit #Pavagada, during every vacation: either in Summer or Dasara. This is where my mother's late elder sister stayed. She had a special liking4 me.
Every Visit included a trek to the Fort & the two temples. 2/n
Pava Gada simply means :
Pava: Snake Shaped
Gada : Fort (common name).
3/n
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Banashankari temple #Bengaluru
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ಬನಶಂಕರಿ ಅಮ್ಮನವರು 🙏
Devi Parvati, d sixth incarnation of Durga is manifested here as Godess #Banashankari d most powerful Shakti devathe. Devotees believe worshipping her during Rahukala will free troubles & rescue frm penury.
#ಶ್ರಾವಣಶುಕ್ರವಾರ ImageImageImage
ಶ್ರೀ ಬನಶಂಕರಿ ಅಮ್ಮನವರಿಗೆ ಶ್ರಾವಣ ಶುಕ್ರವಾರ ವಿಶೇಷ ಅಲಂಕಾರ ಪೂಜೆ...🙏

Today's Shravana month Special Flowers Decoration Darshana of Sri Banashankari Amma
Vc: Sri Banashankari Temple
#bengaluru #bangalore #temples
#karnataka @BharatTemples_
Today's Special Varamahalashmi Pooja Flowers Decoration of Sri Shakambari Amma Banashankari
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ಶ್ರೀ ಬನಶಂಕರಿ ಅಮ್ಮನವರ ಸನ್ನಿಧಿ
ಶ್ರೀ ಶಾಕಾಂಬರಿ ಅಮ್ಮನವರಿಗೆ #ವರಮಹಾಲಕ್ಷ್ಮಿ ಹಬ್ಬದ ವಿಶೇಷ ಅಲಂಕಾರ ಪೂಜೆ..🙏

#Banashankari #Temple #Bengaluru #karnataka #Bangalore ImageImageImage
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