Nitin’s ‘Venur Bahubali’ image Wins National Award

Mumbai (Maharashtra), September 1, 2013: The image of Mahamasthakabhisheka of ‘Lord Bahubali’ being anointed by flowers (pushpa abhisheka) taken by Nitin H.P.,a Bangalore based IT professional and the executive director of the popular Jain portal WWW.JAINHERITAGECENTRES.COM has won the national award in the ICICI Bank’s ‘Privilege Moments Online Photography Competition’. Nitin H.P. has been declared […]

Venur Mahamasthakabhisheka Updates

Latest Updates of the Mahamasthakabhisheka of Lord Bahubali held at Venur from January 28 to February 5, 2012. Articles Venur – History, Ajilas & Mahamasthakabhisheka 2012 Coastal dist is home to Bahubalis Photo Galleries Mahamasthakabhisheka Inaugural Function Rituals prior to Abhisheka Last Minute Preperations Muni Sangh’s Mangala Pravesha Archives of Mahamasthakabhisheka held in 2000 News […]

Oldest Bahubali statue in US – Hampana

There are thousands of statues of Bhagavan Bahubali across the world. However, an interesting fact is that the oldest Bahubali statue is in USA, informed littérateur Nadoja Dr Hampa Nagarajaiah. Venur (Dakshina Kannada District, Karnataka), February 25, 2012: He was speaking at Bhavaikya Sammelana organised on account of Mahamasthkabhisheka in Venoor on Sunday. Revealing the […]

Nine day Mahamasthakabhisheka fest ends at Venur

Venur (Dakshina Kannada District, Karnataka), February 5, 2012: Curtains came down on the millennium’s second Mahamasthakabhisheka for the 35-foot-tall monolithic statue of Bahubali, situated on the northern side of River Phalguni, here on Sunday. The final day’s ritual was as dazzling extravaganza of colour and festivity like on the first day. The highlight of the […]

Meet the person who bought pratham kalasha

Venur (Dakshina Kannada District, Karnataka), February 6, 2012: It was a dream come true for Delhi-based businessman Raj Kumar Jain of Veera Constructions, when he anointed Lord Bahubali on the final day of the Mahamastakabhisheka with the pratham kalasha, the first of the 1,008 kalashas to be poured on the 35-foot-high monolith, here on Sunday […]

Day Mahamnsthakabhisheka on 1st Feb at Venur

Venur (Dakshina Kannada District, Karnataka), January 29,  2012: The Mahamasthakabhisheka rituals to Lord Bahubali will be conducted on February 1, 2012 from 8.00 am to 11.00 am. The idol will be anointed by water (Jalabhisheka with 54 Kalashas) followed by the Panchamrutha abhisheka. Sri V Dhananjaya Kumar, the working president of the event announced this […]

Grand mahamasthakabhisheka at Venur

Venur (Dakshina Kannada District, Karnataka), January 28, 2012: As the sounds of ‘chende’ and ‘kombu’ reached a crescendo, marking the grand start of the nine day grand ritual of mahamasthakabhisheka here on Saturday, 3,500 devotees sitting in the main venue and another equal number outside raised their eyes skywards to have a look at the […]

Mahamastakabhisheka off to a colourful start

Venur (Dakshina Kannada District, Karnataka), January 28, 2012: The nine-day anointment (Mahamastakabhisheka celebrations) of the 35-foot monolith Venoor Bhagwan Shri Bahubali Swamy celebrations in Venur began on a colourful note on Saturday. Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda inaugurated the celebrations. Mahamastakabhisheka is held once in every 12 years in a grand manner. Streets leading up […]

Grand start to nine day mahamasthakabhisheka

Venur (Dakshina Kannada District, Karnataka), Jaunary 28, 2012: As the sounds of ‘chende’ and ‘kombu’ reached a crescendo, marking the grand start of the nine day grand ritual of mahamasthakabhisheka here on Saturday, 3,500 devotees sitting in the main venue and another equal number outside raised their eyes skywards to have a look at the […]

Worlds Oldest, Only Sitting Bahubali at Moodabidri

Venur (Dakshina Kannada District, Karnataka), January 28, 2012: His Holiness Swasti Sri Charukeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji, the pontiff of Digambar Jain Mutt, Moodabidri revelaed a very interesting facts to the audience present at the inaugural function of Mahamasthakabhisheka of Lord Bahubali. He said that the worlds oldest and the only sitting idol of Lord Bahubali is […]

Mahamasthakabhisheka at Night is Permisible

Venur (Dakshina Kannada District, Karnataka), January 28, 2012: Acharya Muni 108 Sri Gunadharanandiji Maharaj opined that “Conducting Mahamasthakabhisheka of Lord Bahubali at night is permissible as per the Jain siddantha”. He was speaking at the inaugural function of the Mahamasthakabhisheka mahotsava of Lord Bahubali at Venur. He further quoted the references and descriptive incidents from […]

Mahamasthakabhisheka to Bahubali starts today

Mangalore (Dakshina Kannada District, Karnataka), January 28, 2012: The nine-day mahamasthakabhisheka event, which marks the anointing of Lord Bahubali after 12 years at Venur from Saturday, will not only provide spiritual solace to the religiously inclined, but the socio-cultural spread in terms of seminars, entertainment and cultural programmes will treat art lovers as well as […]

Organisers hope for a smooth Sailing

Mangalore (Dakshina Kannada District, Karnataka), January 28, 2012: Though its going to be rush hour for the nine day mahamasthakabhisheka at Venur starting from Saturday with more than a lakh pilgrims expected to witness the mega event, organizers are confident that resources will not be stretched as improved connectivity would bail them out of this […]

Venur – the seat of Jainism

Mangalore (Karnataka), January 28, 2012: Venur, a small town, situated on the bank of River Phalguni was the capital of the Ajila Dynasty and also a great seat of Jainism. The most prominent king of them was Thimmannarasa Ajila who installed the 35 feet high monolith statue Lord Bahubali in 1604 AD. The 24th descendent […]

Venoor dolled up for Jain fest

Venoor (Belathangady Taluk, Dakshina Kannada District, Karnataka), January 27, 2012: Venoor, a pastoral village on the banks of the Phalguni river in South Kanara district, is in an alacritous mood on the eve of Mahamastakabhisheka — a Jain festival held once in every 12 years in veneration of an immense 18-metre statue of Bahubali (or […]

Mahamasthakabhisheka from today

Venur (Belathangady Taluk, Dakshina Kannada District, Karnataka), January 27, 2012: With the Indraprathishte, Thorana Muhurtha, Vimana Shuddi, Nandi Mangalaghi and other religious rituals, the Mahamasthakabhisheka (anointing) of 35 feet tall monolithic statue of Bahubali, situated on the banks of river Phalguni in Venoor will commence from Saturday. An attractive stage has been prepared for the […]

Venoor all set for anointing Bahubali

With just a day left for the Mahamastakabhisheka (anointing) of the 35 feet tall monolithic statue of Bahubali, the tiny town of Venoor in Belthangady taluk, about 55 km from Mangalore, is all decked up like a bride. ::related_image::images/news/news_updates/News_26_Jan_2012_Deccan_Herald_Bahubali.jpg::/related_image:: Venur (Dakshina Kannada District, Karnataka), 26 January 2012: The nine-day Mahamasthakabhisheka programme, scheduled to begin at […]

Mahamastakabhisheka of Venoor Bahubali from Jan 28

Venoor, (Beltangady Taluk, Dakshina Kannada District, Karnataka), Jan 27: Working president of Mahamastakabhisheka (ceremonial ablution) of Lord Babubali (Gomateshwara) statue comiittee in Venoor in the taluk, and former MP, Dhananjaya Kumar, said that all preparations for the Mahamastakabhisheka have been completed for the programme, which aims at general welfare of the people. He was addressing […]

Mahamasthakabhisheka to begin at Venur on Saturday

Venur (Dakshina Kannada District, Karnataka), January 26, 2012: Venur, the pilgrimage centre 60 km away from Mangalore, is gearing up for the ”Mahamastakabhisheka” for 35-foot tall Lord Bahubali idol that will begin on Saturday evening. The event, held once in 13 years, will go on till February 5. According to V. Dhananjaya Kumar, Special Representative […]

Venur-History, Ajilas & Mahamasthakabhisheka 2012

While the count down for the mega event begins, here is a detailed, descriptive article on Venur – its history, the Ajilas, Mahamasthakabhisheka, the detailed programme schedule with an illustrious photo gallery & map. Karnaraka occupies a unique place in the history of Jainism and is popularly called as the Land of Bahubali Statues. This […]

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