Anointing of Karkala Bahubali concludes

Anointing of Karkala Bahubali concludes

The anointing of monolithic statue of Bahubali in Karkala, concluded on Sunday. Mahamastakabhisheka, the great anointing, which is held in every 12 years, had commenced on January 21 and concluded on January 31.

Even afterwards the great anointing, anointing was held  in regular intervals and the last anointing was held on Sunday, by the Mahamastakabhisheka Samithi.

1008 kalashabhisheka was held during the anointing. Water of 350 tender coconuts, 300 litre sugarcane juice, 600 litre milk, 100 kg kala churna, 120 kg turmeric, 500 litre kashaya, 100 kg sandalwood, 600 kg red sander and 60 kg asthagandha were used.

Also, flowers, gold, a 60 feet long garland, chathushkona kalasha and Purna Kumbhabhisheka were offered to the deity.Jain mutt pontiff Lalithakeerthi Bhattaraka Swamiji, Digambara munis, Mahamastakabhisheka committee working President M N Rajendrakumar took part.

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