March 2024

Empowering Women Through Sports and Culture: JSS College Hosts Inspiring Cultural and Sports Event

Mysuru, March 27, 2024: The JSS College for Women’s Student Hostel Sports Forum hosted a memorable event celebrating women’s participation in cultural and sports activities. The occasion witnessed the presence of notable figures such as Shri Amshi Prasannakumar, Executive Editor of Kannadaprabha Newspaper, Mysore Edition, and Prof. B.V. Sambashivaiah, Chief Executive of the College. The program was held at the JSS College of Arts, Commerce and Science, Ooty Road, Mysuru.

Shri Amshi Prasannakumar, in his address as the chief guest, lauded the increasing involvement of women in various cultural and sports events, citing recent successes in Women’s Cricket and hockey tournaments. He underscored the positive impact of such participation on societal dynamics and urged the cultivation of extracurricular activities alongside academic pursuits. Furthermore, Prasannakumar emphasized the importance of newspaper reading for enhancing knowledge, language skills, and communication abilities among students.

In his remarks, Prof. B.V. Sambashivaiah, presiding over the program, emphasized the need for society to recognize and encourage the strength and potential of women. He emphasized equal opportunities for women to thrive and succeed, urging them to actively participate in extracurricular activities and develop leadership qualities. Prof. Sambashivaiah highlighted the significance of participation itself, transcending mere victory or defeat, in fostering holistic growth and development.

The winners of various competitions are as follows: Tejaswini, BCM Hostel, Kuvempunagar, Mysuru – Essay competition (1st); Sharik, JSS Law College Student Hostel, Kuvempunagar, Mysuru (2nd); Sahana, Post-Metric Girls Hostel, Shakthinagar, Mysuru (3rd); B. Nikhita, BCM Technical and Medical Student Hostel, Bogadi, Mysuru (Consolation).

Debate: Devika, D. Devraj Urs Post-Metric Girls’ Hostel, Mysuru (1st); Pratibha Bhat, JSS Women’s Hostel, Saraswathipuram, Mysuru (2nd); M. Kanchana (3rd); and B.P. Divya, Indira Gandhi Nursing Students Hostel, Mysuru (Consolation).

Throwball: JSS Women’s Hostel, Saraswathipuram, Mysuru, team (1st); JSS College, Ooty Road, Hostel team (2nd); and BCM Student Hostel, Kuvempunagar, Mysuru team (3rd).

Dr. S. Pratibha, Principal, welcomed the guests and gathering. Kum. K.G. Anitha, JSS Women’s Hostel Warden was present. Kum. D. Chinmayi welcomed and Dr. B.S. Sudeep mastered the program and gave a vote of thanks.

2024-03-28T13:00:57+00:00March 27th, 2024|

Mahashivarathri Fervor Engulfs Sri Sutturkshetra

Suttur, March 20, 2028: The sacred precincts of Shri Suttur Shrikshetra reverberated with divine fervor as devotees converged to celebrate the Mahashivarathri festival in the esteemed presence of Paramapujya Jagadguru Shri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji.

Throughout the night, a series of special pujas and programs unfolded, enveloping the atmosphere in spiritual splendor. The sanctified rituals included puja, Rudrabhisheka, Ashotattara, and Mahamangalarati, conducted at the Adijagadguru Shri Shivarathreeshwara Shivayogi Swamiji’s shrine, as well as at the temples dedicated to Shri Mahadeshwara, Shri Someshwara, Shri Veerbhadreshwara, Shri Nanjundeshwara, and Shri Narayanswamy.

The evening witnessed a tapestry of devotional and cultural performances, enriching the spiritual experience for all attendees. Students from the JSS Residential School, Suttur, presented a soulful devotional program, followed by melodious renditions of devotional songs by Shri Ruthwik C. Raj and his team from Mysuru. The JSS B.Ed. College, Suttur, captivated the audience with a poignant drama titled ‘Bhookailasa,’ while Dr. Lakshmandas Sastry from Mallasandra, Tumakuru, regaled the gathering with an enchanting shivakatha recital.

The melodic strains of devotional songs continued with performances by the Naadalahari team from Mysuru, the Shri Siddappaji Neelagararu of Ramasmudra, presenting the Neelagarara mela, and the Shri Basaveshwara Bhajan team of Horalawadi offering soul-stirring bhajans.

Adding to the spiritual ambiance, bhajan teams from Kadali Mahila Vedike, Chunchahalli, Chamarajanagara, Sonahalli, Horadalli, Badanavalu, Hootgalli, Devanuru, Helavarahundi, Alahalli, and Bhogayyanahundi presented continuous bhajan programs at the Shrimath and in the shrine premises.

In a heartfelt gesture, Dr. H.S. Raghavendra Rao and family offered silver coverings for the door frames of the Shri Nanjundeshwara Temple, symbolizing their devotion and reverence.

Amidst the spiritual celebrations, over 50 youngsters received shivadeekshe, marking a significant step in their spiritual journey. The event witnessed the participation of thousands of devotees, united in their devotion and reverence.

2024-04-02T10:58:16+00:00March 20th, 2024|

Special Puja Mahotsav at Jagadguru Ghanalinga Shivayogi Swamiji’s Shrine during Shri Tontada Siddalingeshwara Swami Kaggere Jatra Mahotsav

Kaggere (Kunigal), March 20, 2024: The serene ambiance of Kaggere, nestled in Kunigal Taluk, Tumakuru District, was filled with divine fervor as devotees and dignitaries congregated to partake in the auspicious ceremonies held at the shrine of Jagadguru Shri Ghanalinga Shivayogi Mahaswamiji. This sacred occasion unfolded as part of the Shri Tontada Siddalingeshwara Swami Kaggere Jatra Mahotsav, held on March 15, 2024.

Under the benevolent gaze of the revered deity, special pujas, Rudrabhisheka, Alankara, and Mahamangalarathi graced the proceedings, infusing the air with spiritual resonance. The utsav idol of Shri Tontada Siddalingeshwara Swami was resplendently adorned, evoking reverence and devotion among the attendees.

Distinguished guests in attendance included officials from Jagadguru Shri Veerasimhasana Mahasamsthana Math, representatives from JSS Institutions, members of Duggahatti Shri Veerabhadrappa’s family, and administrative personnel from the temple. Additionally, hundreds of devotees from Kaggere and neighboring villages gathered to partake in the divine festivities.

The event also featured a soul-stirring Vachana recital program, skillfully rendered by teachers from the JSS Music School, enriching the spiritual experience for all present. As a token of divine blessings, prasad was distributed to all devotees, symbolizing the sanctity and inclusivity of the occasion.

Jagadguru Shri Ghanalinga Shivayogi Swamiji, revered as the 11th pontiff of the Suttur Shrimath Guruparampara, has left an indelible mark through his altruistic endeavors and profound spiritual teachings. His legacy, intertwined with that of Yadiyuru Shri Siddalingeshwara Swamiji, continues to illuminate the path of righteousness, inspiring generations to embrace the eternal truths encapsulated in his vachanas.

2024-03-28T13:02:46+00:00March 20th, 2024|

Two couples tie knot at the 116th Monthly Mass Marriage program in Suttur

Two couples tied the knot at the 116th Monthly Mass Marriage program conducted by the Jagadguru Shri Veerasimhasana Mahasamsthana Math, at Suttur. Newly wedded couple, along with their relatives and Heads of various departments of the JSS Institutions are seen in the picture.

2024-03-28T13:03:02+00:00March 20th, 2024|

ICAR JSS KVK Suttur Commemorates International Women’s Day with Empowering Event

Suttur, March 13, 2024: ICAR JSS Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) in Suttur, in conjunction with esteemed partners including the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Govt. of India, and the JSS Janashikshan Institute, hosted a program on March 13, 2024, in honor of International Women’s Day.

The program featured enlightening discussions and addresses shedding light on the significance of International Women’s Day and the array of legal frameworks in place for the safeguarding of women’s rights. Notable among the speakers was Smt. Manjula B., Child Development Program Officer from the Women and Child Development Department in Nanjangud, whose insightful speech resonated with attendees.

Highlighting the entrepreneurial spirit and achievements of women, the event included a felicitation ceremony honoring Smt. Lakshmi Venkatesh, a distinguished woman entrepreneur. Furthermore, certificates were presented to participants who successfully completed the Jute Products making training program.

Distinguished guests in attendance included Shri N.M. Shankarappa, Director of the Horticulture Division at JSS Mahavidyapeetha, along with members of the JSS Janashikshana Samsthan, women entrepreneurs, representatives from ICAR, and various stakeholders. Their collective presence symbolized a united effort towards fostering gender equality and women’s empowerment across sectors.

The event served as a testament to the collaborative spirit and unwavering commitment of ICAR JSS KVK Suttur and its partners in advancing the cause of women’s empowerment and societal progress.

2024-03-28T13:03:23+00:00March 16th, 2024|