VIP Gold Card Tickets
Mr. Chandra Mohan,
for 21.10.2007 : Rs. 1000 and Rs. 250/- :: Tickets
Mysore City Corporation
Contact Person -
Smt. Sudha - PRO
Phone : 0821-2418807, Mobile : +91-98451 88659
Contact Person -
Sri. Yogesh - Secretary
Phone : 0821.2421629 (Extension : 262)
Mobile : +91-94496 79294
KSRTC - Rural Bus Stand
Contact Person -
Mobile : +91-94490 62789
Contact Person :
+91-99008 01675, 99008 04061
Contact Person - Sri. Nagaraj
Phone : 0821-2434425
Mobile : +91-93418 34020
Contact Person - Sri. Raju
Phone : 0821-2418820
Throne kept for display upto 31.10.2007
carved out of fig wood, according to historians.
The golden umbrella has festoons and the base has a
The reassembling of the throne takes two days.
It is reassembled amid religious rituals.
It is considered as the pride of the Wodeyars.
Golden Throne or Chinnada Simhasana or Ratna
Simahasana in Kannada is the magnificent royal seat
of the rulers of the Kingdom of Mysore.
The Throne comprises a main seat, steps leading to
the main seat, and a golden umbrella over the main
seat. The throne is carved out of figwood and
decorated with ivory plaques. It was embellished
with jewelery, gold, precious stones and silver
figurines. The balustrades of the steps leading to
the seat are embellished with female figures. The
four sides of the throne are decorated with
creepers. There are elephants on the east, horses on
the south, soldiers on the west and chariots on the
north. Brahma in the south, Maheshwara in the north
and Vishnu in the centre are the trinities who bless
The "slokas," which are engraved on the rim of the
umbrella, are addressed to the Krishnaraja Wadiyar
III and refers to his ancestors from whom the throne
has come down from generations of kings. A rough
translation of a "sloka" describes Krishnaraja
Wadiyar as "Lord of the Earth" and son of the
illustrious Chamaraja, who is resplendent with the
blessings of Goddess Chamundeshwari. "... You are
the Lord of Karnataka Ratna Simhasana... and this
golden umbrella of the golden throne, which you have
inherited from your illustrious ancestors, evokes
the awe of the whole world."
The history of the remarkable throne is exciting.
According to one tradition, the throne belonged to
the Pandavas of Mahabharata fame and was in
Hastinapura. Kampilaraya brought this throne from
Hastinapura to Penugonda, now in Andhra Pradesh,
where it was kept underground. However, in 1336 AD,
Vidyaranya, the royal preceptor of the Vijayanagar
kings, showed the spot where it was buried to
Harihara I, one of the founders of the Vijayanagar
empire, who retrieved the throne. This auspicious
throne was then used by the Vijayanagar kings at
Anegondi for more than a century and a half. During
the early part of the 17th century the Governor of
Vijayanagar rulers at Srirangapatna obtained this
and brought it there, the records said. In 1609, the
ailing governor Srirangaraya made over this throne
to Raja Wodeyar. In 1610, Raja Wodeyar ascended the
throne with pomp and pageantry and inaugurated the
Dasara festivities. He further enjoined that his
descendants should eternally continue these
festivities, the records point out. But,
epigraphical evidence shows that this royal throne
was in the possession of Chikkadevaraya Wodeyar in
an elephant procession stretching across centuries
The grandeur of
the 10-day Mysore Dasara is meant to take you back
in time. To an era of Royal pagentry.
Horseman and elephant cavalry. Music and
dance. All lasting long into the night, with
the enchanting Mysore Palace as the backdrop.
This Dasara, take a trip to Mysore and make a little
voyage in time as well.
Cultural Programmes at Mysore Palace, Srirangapatna,
Somanathapura, Nanjangud, Jaganmohan Palace, Town
Hall, Veena Sheshanna Bhavan, Kalamandir, Navaratri
Programme, Sports, Yuva Dasara, Poetry recital, Air
Show, Food Festival, Horticultural Show, Pet Animal
Show, Film Festival, Heritage Walk. Vijaya
Dashmi Procession / Jumbo Savari and Torch
Light Parade on 21.10.2007
rally on 21.10.2007 - Vintage touch to Dasara Procession
Wolseley, Delage, Lanchester, Jaguar, Ford,
Mercedes, Chevrolet, Desoto, Dodge, austin, Morris,
Citroen, Oldest car 1909 model Wolseley previously owned
by Majaraja of Cooch Behar, Oldest Motorcycle 1934 model
This rally will flag off at 1.30 pm on 21.10.2007 by
Director General of Police
Dasara Programs for 21.10.2007
World famous Dasara Procession
: Starts at 1.35 pm from Mysore Palace
Torch Light Parade : Starts at 6.30 pm at
Helpline manned by the Police for the benefit of
Traffic during Dasara -
In order to
make vehicular movement smooth during Dasara, the City
Police have introduced some traffic curbs.
Buses to Suburban Bus Stand
KSRTC buses coming from Bangalore to Suburban Bus Stand
should proceed on Ring Road, Mahadevapura Road junction,
Gandhi Nagar, Kalikamba Temple, Karnataka Police Academy
Road and reach Suburban Bus Stand.
On return journey, they will take the route of Suburban
Bus Stand, Five Lights Circle, Karnataka Police Academy
Road and take a left turn at Mahadevapura Road to join
KSRTC buses from Bangalore to Nanjanagud should
proceed on Ring Road, Bannur Road junction, Teresian
College junction, Lalitha Mahal Road, Mysore Race Club
Road, Lorry Terminal Road and Bangalore-Nilgiri Road to
Buses from Suburban Bus Stand to Nanjanagud
should proceed through Chatrimara, Chennaiah Circle,
Mirza Circle, Mysore Race Club Road, Lorry Terminal Road
Buses from Kanakapura and Bannur side coming to
Suburban Bus Stand should proceed on Teresian College
junction, Nazarbad Circle, SP's Office Circle, Karnataka
Police Academy Road to reach Suburban Bus Stand.
Buses bound for Kanakapura and Bannur should proceed
through Chatrimara, Sandesh Hotel, Chennaiah Circle,
Mirza Circle, Irani Circle and Teresian College
Buses from Nanjangud to Suburban Bus Stand should
turn left on Nanjangud Road towards Lorry Terminal
across Harish-chandra Road and continue towards
Boulevard Circle, SP’s office Circle, Karnataka Police
Academy and reach Suburban Bus Stand.
Buses from Hunsur should turn right after
Kalamandira, proceed towards Bogadi Road junction
through Kautilya Circle, Boulevard circle, Chamaraja
Double Road, Ramaswamy Circle, RTO Circle, MG Road,
Mysore Race Club, Zoo, Lokaranjan Mahal Road, Hardinge
Circle to reach Suburban bus stand.
On return journey they should take the route of
Chatrimara, Chennaiah Circle, Mirza Circle, Mysore Race
Club, Lorry Terminal Road, Bangalore-Nilgiri Road, Gun
House Circle, Railway under-bridge near Saraswathipuram,
Fire Brigade, Govt. Press, Bogadi Ring Road junction
through Hinkal Ring Road junction and proceed towards
Buses from H.D.Kote to Suburban Bus Stand should
pass through Manandavadi Road, Nanjumalige, Siddappa
Square, MG Road, Mysore Race Club, Zoo, Lokaranjan Mahal
Road, Hardinge Circle to reach Sub-urban Bus Stand.
While returning they will take the route of Chatrimara,
Chennaiah Circle, Mirza Circle, Mysore Race Club, Lorry
Terminal Road, Bangalore-Nilgiri Road, Gun House Circle,
Ramaswamy Circle, Srinivasa Circle and towards H.D.Kote
through Manadavadi Road.
Buses from Suburban bus stand to KRS should take
the route of City Corporation, Pathashala Circle,
Chamaraja Double Road, Ramaswamy Circle, Fire Brigade,
Government Press, Bogadi Road, Manasagangothri Open Air
Theatre, Hunsur Road towards BEML and Mandya National
Private buses from T. Narasipur, Nanjanagud and
Chamarajanagar will be stopped at the eastern side of
Regency Theatre on Lokaranjan Mahal Road, instead of
allowing them upto the private bus stand on Sayyaji Rao
Road near old RMC Circle. During this period, they will
pick and drop passengers near Regency Theatre.
- Illumination Special Lights
Special lamps are being used to illuminate
trees from Hardinge Circle to Statue Circle.
Illumination form Hardinge Circle to Tersian College
Circle, Chamaraja Wadiyar Circle to Fountain Circle and
the entire Ashoka Road has been specially done to
brighten up the surroundings.
Streets around the Palace and Jagan Mohan Palace are
also part of the illumination package.
Commercial establishments, hotels and shops are also
illuminating their premises.
Mysore Brands at Dasara
There will be a separate
lane to sell Mysore Brands like Mysore Sandal Soap,
Mysore Mallige (Jasmine), Mysore Silk, Nanjangud
Rasabale and other Mysore items.
- “Vijayanagar Vaibhava”,
a sound and light show
conducted at Hampi, will be held at the Oval Ground to
underline the cultural connection between Mysore and
Vijayanagar as the rulers of Mysore carried forward the
tradition of Vijayanagar rulers. The sound and light
show will be held daily at the Oval Ground opposite the
Crawford Hall from October 14 to 22.