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PM Modi offers prayers to Goddess Chamundeshwari - 1 min read

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Mysuru: Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered special worship to goddess Chamundeshwari (Maa Durga), the most revered goddess in southern Karnataka, during his first day of visit to Karnataka.

Modi was accorded a traditional welcome and the main priest Shashishekar Dixit conducted special prayers as per the wish of the Prime Minister on the evening of Monday June 20.

The Prime Minister came to the temple in traditional south Indian attire. He worshipped Maha Ganapati idol and later performed pooja to the padukas of goddess Chamundeshwari. Afterwards, he sat with the main priest in front of the sanctum sanctorum and offered special prayers.

modi chamundeshwari temple visit

After the special puja, Modi went to the Pradakshina of the temple and offered prayers to lord Hanuman. This was his first visit to the Chamundeshwari temple in Mysore.

He addressed a massive gathering at the Maharaja College Ground earlier in Mysuru and reiterated his commitment to the development of the state. He proclaimed that Mysuru city is going to be the centre of attraction on the International Yoga Day celebrations on Tuesday.

He also attended a programme organised by the JSS Mahavidyapeetha in Mysuru. He inaugurated KSS Sanskrit Pathshala built by JSS Mahavidyapeetha and released three books on Yoga written by Siddeshwar Swamiji.

modi chamundeshwari temple visit

He dedicated the nation to the Centre of Excellence of All India Institute of Speech and Hearing built at a cost of Rs. 155.49 Crore and laid foundation stone for Naganahalli and Mysuru Coaching Complex which will be built with a budget of Rs. 487 Crore.

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