Saturday, 30 January 2016

BEATING RETRAET 2016 -- INDIA




BEATING RETREAT CONDUCTED ON 29.01.2016 IS GREAT TREAT TO WATCH AT VIJAY CHOWK

Rashtrapathi arrived in a buggy to attend the Retreat ar Vijay Chowk. One of the most impressive 

Indian Naval Band showcases new moves at the Beating Retreat 2016
                      
The Live Broadcast is great feast to eyes and ears.
The Bands performed their band for Most of the patriatic songs. which made audience and viewers spell bound.
 BEATING RETREAT, in India officially denotes the end of Republic Day Celebration. 


Monday, 25 January 2016

REPUBLIC DAY-INDIA

Republic Day Commensurate the date 26th January 1950 on which Indian Constitution came into force replacing the Govt  of India Act 1935.
Whereas Indepence Day is celebrated on August 15 at Red Fort Republic Day celebrations are celebrated at Rajpath
PARADE:
REPUBLIC DAY PARADE
Republic Day celebrations take place on this day. The main republic day celebrations are held at Rajpath, New Delhi before President of India.On this day, ceremonious parade takes place at Raj path in tribute to India, for its unity in Diversity and rich cultural diversity. Commencing from Rashrapathi Bhavan, Raisini Hills, on Rajpath past
 India Gate. The parade show cases, India ‘s Defense Capabilities, and cultural Heritage. 

The viewing of Broadcast  through TV Channels lifts the spirits and make one surprise about number of variant displays of culture.

In this Parade the Defense , rich heritage of the country  is displayed by different states, denoting their special and diversified culture, an opportunity to enjoy the richness, a show to learn about different cultures and their way of living.
The celebrations last 3 days.

Band Retreat: 

In India it officially denotes the end of republic day celebrations.
It is conducted on the evening of January 29th , The venue is Raisina Hills and adjacent square , Vijay Chowk , flanked by others and south block of Rashtrapati Bhavan. It is performed by three wings of military, the Indian Army, Indian Navy, and Indian Air Force.
The Chief Guest for Republic Day celebrations for this Year 2016 is President François Hollande of France.
French  Band Contingent consisting 26 members participated in the Parade, which is special attraction.




Saturday, 16 January 2016

CHAMUNDESWARI HILLS -- MYSORE,INDIA

Chamundeswari Temple is atop of Chamundeswari Hills 13 Kilometers from Palace City Mysore, Karnataka , India..The temple is named after Chamundeswari or Durga the fierce form of Shakti, the incarnation of  Godess Parvathi and Consort of  Lord Shiva.The hill is popularly known as Chamundi Hills.
Chamundi Hills, Mysore is one of the important places to visit in Mysore and one of the most famous, Temples of India
In the sanctrum there is a stone statue of Godess Mahishasura Mardini having Asta Bhujas, Eight Shoulders . She is in seating Posture. As Per local legend the image was established by sage Markandeya. The  avatara of Godess Mahishasura Mardini denotes that she got rid of Mahishasura . MAHISHASURA  used to create  lot of sufferings to the people, saints Devatas (Angles) sincere , honest and truthful and pious people..When Gods  prayed for Goddess Parvati and Lord Shiva, goddess Parvathi in her incarnation as Durga Killed the demon and saved the world from his misdeeds.
Piligrims allover the world visit this place on large scale for the blessings of Chamundeswari Devi, as her blessing releive devotees of evils, fulfills all necessities of life.
Chamundeswari Temple is one of the 18 Shakti Peethas. Darshan of Devi in all 18 Shakti Peethas is considered as God's Gift for punya of aneka Janmas(  Results of Good deeds in previous Births and deeds during the present Birth).
 The chamundi Hills is serene place atmosphere filled with devotion, heart filled gratitude.Devotees throng this place for the glimpse of Godess Matha Chamundeswari and return with heart filled satisfaction.
The temple was developed by Hoysalas, Vijayanagara Rulers and Mysore Maharajas.
 Chamundi Hills is 3489 feet above Sea Level

The crowning Glory of Chamundi Hills, is enchanting place covered by natural beauty. Once a person passes to the Hill, he can have bird view of Mysore apart from visiting  a Great Devotional Center and One of the 18 Shakti Peethas

Darshan Timings: 7.30 AM to 2 PM  3.30 PM to 6pm 7.30 PM to 9 PM
Abhishekam:  6AM to 7.30 AM , 6PM TO 7.30 PM, Fridays: 5AM O 6.30 AM
Free meals is arranged between 12.30PM  to 2.30 PM TO DEVOTEES.
KSRTC bus facilityb is available to Mysore City every 20 Minutes.
NO PLASTIC  ZONE: DEVOTEES ARE  REQUESTED TO NOT TO CARRY PLASTIC BAGS


Besides chamundi Temple  and Mahabaleswar Temple and other temples ,a monolothis statue of Nandi can be seen on the way to Chamundi Temple.
About 16 feet height and 24 feet wide sculpted out of a boulder.
The finer details of statue are executed so brilliantly that we can stop admiring the  sculptors, who sculted garlans around the neck, small bells, eys nose, ears.
A visit to Chamundi Hills is always a trip tus remember .
Who ever visit Mysore also make it a point to Visit, Palaces in Mysore, Krishna Raja Sagar. in Mysuru..
The Flight connectivity, Rail connectivity also make it more convinient to plan a trip.   ...
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