Mastakabhisheka performed to Gomateshwara at Gommatagiri

Gommatagiri (Mysuru District, Karnataka), November 27, 2016: Religious fervour and devotion swept the devotees who witnessed the changing colours of Gomateshwara during the annual anointment held to the statue at Gommatagiri on Sunday. The 67th edition of the mastakabhisheka was conducted under the supervision of Gommatagiri Sri Kshetra Seva Samiti led by Devendrakeerthi Bhattaraka seer […]


Religious fervour marks mastakabhisheka at Gommatagiri

Gommatagiri (Mysuru District, Karnataka), Nov 29, 2015: Jain pilgrims kept their annual tryst with Gomateshwara at Gommatagiri for the annual anointment which was held with religious fervour on Sunday. It was the 66th annual anointment to the statue, said to belong to the 13th century AD, and Gommatagiri kshetra was awash with devotees making a […]

Gomateshwara statue takes many colours during Mastakabhisheka

Gommatagiri (Hunsur Taluk, Mysore District, Karnataka), October 20, 2013: The 64th Mastakabhisheka to the statue of Gomateshwara at Gommatagiri was performed with traditional fanfare on Sunday. Witnessed by thousands of Jain pilgrims, the hillock came alive with cries of “Gomateshwara Bhagawan ki jai” and “Bhagawan Bahubali ki jai” as milk, sandal paste, vermilion and other […]


Gommatagiri in an anceint Jain Heritage Centre near Mysore famous for its monolithic statue of 16 feet high Sri Gommateshwara situated at the top of a hill called Shravana Gudda.The standing snakes with their hoods om either side of the statue are very attractive and unique of the Gommata sculptors seen in India.Though we cannot […]

Gommatagiri Bahubali’s 64th Masthakabhisheka

Gommatagiri (Mysore Dsitrict, Karnataka), October 18, 2013: The 64th annual Masthakabhisheka of the 16 feet high monolithic statue of Lord Bahubali at Sri Kshetra Gommatagiri will be performed on Sunday October 20, 2013 in the presence and guidance of His Holiness Swasti Sri Devendrakeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji the pontiff of Hombuja Jain Math. The Masthakabhisheka is […]

Religious fervor & gaiety marked Masthakabhisheka

Gommatagiri (Hunsur Taluk, Mysore District, Karnataka), October 28, 2012: Religious fervor and gaiety marked the masthakabhisheka (head anointing) ceremony of Gomateshwara statue at Gomatagiri near here on Sunday. Today’s head anointing ceremony was the 63 in a row . More than 15000 Jain pilgrims from Hassan, Mysore and Chamarajnagar districts and people from surrounding villages […]

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