Mysore, Sept.19- Three days after the tragic incident at the Kote Maramma Temple, which killed two women and injured some, Pramoda Devi Wadiyar, wife of Scion of the Mysore Royal Family late Srikanta Datta Narasimharaja Wadiyar, offered puja at Kote Maramma Temple adjoining the Amba Vilas Palace this morning.
Palace Chief Priest Srihari Dikshit conducted the puja rituals which included Panchagavya puja and Samprokshane.
Speaking to press persons after performing puja, Pramoda Devi Wadiyar termed the incident of Peepal Tree falling on Kote Maramma Temple as unfortunate. The incident, just a few days ahead of Dasara festivities had pained her.
A large crowd gathered at the spot upon learning of Pramoda Devi Wadiyar’s arrival at the temple. Meanwhile, today being a Friday, a large number of devotees offered Tender Coconut, Milk, Butter Milk and other offerings to the deity.
When asked whether the temple would be rebuilt Pramoda Devi said she will take measures for t...more