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Pictures of Old Mysore DasaraDurable Link to this BLOG
The walls of Mysore Royal Palace, contain beautiful paintings of the festivities as celebrated during the rule of Mysore Maharajas. One can fathom the old glory of Mysore Dasara, due to the life-like depcitions.

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Chariot Procession of Chamundi Goddess
Chariot Procession

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Citizens Gathered for Dasara Procession
Citizens of Mysore Gathered to Witness Dasara Procession

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Palanquin Procession
The Palanquin procession

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Elephant Pulled Car
Elephant Pulled Car
Important Office-bearers of the Court following the Procession

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Attire of Noblemen of Mysore
Eminent Citizens Witnessing Dasara
Many leaders can indeed be identified from these paintings

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Horse-mounted Officials
Horse Mounted Officials
The Mysore Dasara was culmination of a months of work by the beaurocrats to put a a fantastic celebration.

At the Mysore Dasara
A View of Dasara Procession
Notice the parading soldiers and the candy vendor chasing flies with a stick.

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Parade of Soldiers
The Parade of Jawans

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The Elephant Mounted King
Maharaja on the Royal Elephant
For the wards of the kingdom, an view of the ruler was the climax of their festivities.

See Also:
• The Elephants of Mysore Dasara

First Created: Thursday, September 28, 2006
Last Updated: 9/28/2006 4:13:01 PM
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