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  Mysore - City in Karnataka State, India
Mysore is believed to have been established sometime in the eleventh century, and became the capital of a small kingdom around 1400, which was a tributary of the Vijayanagara empire until its fall in 1565.
Rail: Mysore is the rail junction for the district, and rail lines connect Mysore to Bangalore to the northeast via Mandya, to Tamil Nadu to the east, and to the rail junction at Hassan to the northwest, to Chamarajanagar via Nanjangud to the south east.
Mysore District is bounded by Mandya district to the northeast, Chamrajnagar district to the southeast, Kerala state to the south, Kodagu district to the west, and Hassan district to the north.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Mysore
Mysore is the erstwhile capital of Wodeyars, the rulers of Mysore State.
Mysore is certainly a charming, old-fashioned and undaunting town dominated by the spectacular Maharaja's Palace, around which the boulevards of the city radiate.
The earliest mention of Mysore or Mahishur historically is referred to the time of King Ashoka in 245 B.C. On the conclusion of the third Buddhist convocation, Ashoka is said to have despatched a monk to Mahishamandala for the purpose of spreading Buddhism.
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The Kingdom of Mysore (Kannada ಮೈಸೂರು ಸಾಮ್ರಾಜ್ಯ) (1399–1947 CE) was a kingdom of southern India founded in 1399 by Yaduraya in the region of the modern city of Mysore.
Mysore thus became a 'princely state' under the British Raj and the Wodeyars continued to rule it until Indian independence in 1947, when the kingdom was merged with the Union of India.
The era of the Kingdom of Mysore is considered an important age of Kannada literature, especially in the field of musical treatises, compositions and dramas.
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 Kingdom of Mysore
Mysore is now the cultural capital of Karnataka and the palaces that were built by the kings are overflowing with artistic beauty.
The kingdom remained a colony to the Vijayanagara empire til its decline in the second half of the 16th century.
Mysore enjoyed the reputation of being a model state for the next seventy years and was one of the three highest-ranking princely states in India.
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 Mysore India - History -mysore.net
The earliest mention of Mysore or Mahishur historically is referred to the time of King Ashoka in 245 B.C. On the conclusion of the third Buddhist convocation, Ashoka is said to have despatched a monk to Mahishamandala for the purpose of spreading Buddhism.
Raja Waidyar shifted the capital of his kingdom from Mysore to Srirangapatna in 1610 A.D. However, after the fall of Srirangapatna and death of Tipu Sultan in 1799, Mysore became the capital of the Wadiyars again.
The transformation of Mysore from a small town confined to the limits of the Fort to a modern township began at the period of Krishnaraja Wadiyar III.
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 Kingdom of Mysore - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Kingdom of Mysore was a kingdom of southern India, which was founded about AD 1400 by the Wodeyar dynasty, who ruled the state until the independence of India in 1947, when the kingdom was merged with the Union of India.
The kingdom originated as a small state based in the city of Mysore, and was established by two brothers, Vijaya and Krisha Wodeyar.
It remained a kingdom tributary to the Vijayanagara empire until the collapse of the latter in the second half of the 16th century.
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 History of Mysore
Mysore is the former Capital of the erstwhile Wodeyars and the state of Mysore.
Mysore, or Mahishur as it was called in the past, traces its history back to the mythical past, when Goddess Chamundeshwari of Chamundi Hills killed the wicked buffalo-headed demon, Mahishasura.
Mysore also has associations with the Mahabharatha and King Ashoka of 3rd century B.C. During the Wodeyar rule, Mysore reached the zenith of its glory as a fabled center of oriental splendor.
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 Mysore India - History - Maharajas of Mysore -mysore.net
This temple is of historical significance as it saw the emergence of the Wodeyar dynasty.
The Mysore chieftains owed allegiance to the Vijayanagar kings and the Vijayanagar representative at Srirangapatna.
Taking advantage of the fall of Vijayanagar kingdom in 1565 A.D., Raja Wodeyar defeated the Vijayanagar representative in a battle at Kesare near Mysore, shifted his capital from Mysore to Srirangapatna in 1610 and acquire the famous throne and ascended it.
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 Mysore: Home of Masala Incense - Palace - Sandalwood   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Kingdom of Mysore is justly famous for masala hand-rolled incense, which is free of the noxious smell of harsh woods and other additives.
Mysore is steeped in tradition, being at the epicenter of Indian history, culture, and timeless elegance.
The transformation of mysore from a small town, confined to the limits of the Fort, to a modern township began at the period of Krishnaraja Wodeyar III.
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 Mysore India,Travel to Mysore India,Mysore Travel to India
The cultural capital of Karnataka, Mysore is the second largest district in Karnataka.
Mysore, earlier was the kingdom of Mysore and the signs of the Kingdom are still scattered around the city.
Mysore is a city in the Karnataka State and is located between Mangalore and Bangalore (Capital of Karnataka).
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 www.jainheritagecentres.com> Jainism In India> Karnataka> Mysore   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Mysore University was founded in 1966 and it paved the way for the spread of education for and wide.
As a result of the removal of the idol from its original place the wooden palace of the Mysore kingdom was burnt during the marriage of the then king.
Mysore is being situated at a distance of 139 Kms from Bangalore and 117 Kms from Hassan.
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 Britain.tv Wikipedia - History of India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The location of the Kuru kingdom was in the area of modern Haryana state in India, and their capital was Indraprastha, which may have been the most powerful city in India, prior to the rise of the Magadhan city of Pataliputra.
The location of the Gandhara kingdom was in the area of what is today northern Pakistan and southern Afghanistan, and major cities included Peshawar and Taxila, the latter of which is where Panini formulated his complete Sanskrit grammar around 500 BCE, marking the transition from Vedic Sanskrit to Classical Sanskrit.
The Kuninda kingdom is noteworthy for being a small Himalayan state that survived for almost 500 years, and like many other small kingdoms of the era, were related to states contemporary to the Mahajanapadas, and mentioned in the epics.
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 The Ultimate Kingdom of Mysore - American History Information Guide and Reference
The Kingdom of Mysore was a kingdom of southern India, which was founded about 1400 by the Wodeyar dynasty, who ruled the state until Indian independence in 1947, when the kingdom became Mysore state of India, later renamed Karnataka.
The kingdom has its origins as a small state, based in the city of Mysore, which was established around 1400 by the brothers Vijaya and Krisha Wodeyar as a tributary kingdom of the Vijayanagara empire.
From the seventeenth to the eighteenth centuries, Mysore was the chief city, but nearby Srirangapatna (Seringapatam) was the capital after Hyder Ali took control of the kingdom in 1755 during the incumbent king's minority.
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 Kings of Mysore, royal family background, history
This temple is of historical significance as it saw the emergence of the Wodeyar dynasty.
The Mysore chieftains owed allegiance to the Vijayanagar kings and the Vijayanagar representative at Srirangapatna.
Taking advantage of the fall of Vijayanagar kingdom in 1565 A.D., Raja Wodeyar defeated the Vijayanagar representative in a battle at Kesare near Mysore, shifted his capital from Mysore to Srirangapatna in 1610 and acquire the famous throne and ascended it.
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 Mysore
Mysore is a city in the Indian state of Karnataka.
It was the capital of the kingdom of Mysore, which forms a large part of modern-day Karnataka.
One of the best (some would say worst) times to visit Mysore is during the annual nine-night, ten-day Dussera[?] or Navaratri[?] festival, which usually occurs in early October.
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 GRS Fantasy Park, Mysore
Mysore District is a popular tourist destination, offering several attractions ranging from the royal splendour of Mysore City and its fabulous Dasara Festival to exquisite temples, pilgrimage centres and scenic spots.
Mysore was the capital of the Wodeyar dynasty, feudatories of the Vijayanagar Empire, who declared their independence in the 16th century and ruled in Mysore until independence, barring three decades when Haider Ali and his son Tipu Sultan wrested power from them.
An enduring reminder of the splendour of the Mysore maharajas and a testament to the dexterity of the local artisans and craftsmen.
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 Planet UltraMarathon:
Mysore is the administrative seat of Mysore District, the second largest district in Karnataka, and Mysore Division.
Mysore is located at 770 m above sea level at at 12.18° N 76.42° E and is 135 km from Bangalore, the state capital.
During the rule of the Vijayanagar Empire, Mysore kingdom served as feudatory, gaining soverignity after the fall of the empire in 1565 CE.
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 Mysore, India
Mysore is known for its palaces and proximity to several attractions.
Mysore is the railway junction for the district, and rail lines connect Mysore city to Bangalore to the northeast via Mandya, to Tamil Nadu to the east, and to the rail junction at Hassan to the northwest, to Chamarajanagar via Nanjangud to the south east.
Mysore established its first radio station as Akashvani (voice from the skies) in 1936 largely due to the efforts of Dr. M.V. Gopalaswamy a professor of psychology at the University of Mysore.
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 Mysore State - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Kingdom of Mysore was one of the three largest princely states within the erstwhile British Empire of India.
As a large portion of this new state comprised the territory of Mysore, the name "Mysore" was, at that point of time, retained as the name of the newly created Kannada-speaking province.
The Kingdom of Mysore, a princely state in the British Empire of India.
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 Mysore Tourism,Mysore India Tourism,Info on Mysore Tourism,Mysore Tourism Guide in India
Mysore is the second biggest City of Karnataka State, which still preserves its age-old glory that in its majestic palaces, forts and gardens.
The small town of Mysore, which restrained in the walls of the fort was expended and transfigured into a modern township at the time of Krishnaraja Wadiyar III.
Mysore Palace is one of the major attractions of Mysore.
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MYSORE, the second largest city of Karnataka state of India, The history of Mysore is closely linked to the history of the Kingdom of Mysore.
Mysore Palace or the Maharajah's Palace located in the heart of the city is the attractive monument in Mysore.
Seringapatam Fort: It is 16 km from Mysore.
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 History of India 2 - Crystalinks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Kingdom of Mysore was a kingdom of southern India, which was founded around 1400 CE by the Wodeyar dynasty.
Under their rule Mysore fought a series of wars sometimes against the combined forces of the British and Marathas, but mostly against the British with some aid or promise of aid from the French.
The Punjabi kingdom, ruled by members of the Sikh religious movement was a political entity that ruled the region of modern day Punjab.
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 Kingdom of Mysore
Before 1973, the state was known as Mysore state, as it was formed out of the former Kingdom of Mysore in 1950, and enlarged in 1956 to include the Kannada-speaking regions of neighboring states.
Shri Chama Raja Wadiyar was the 23rd Maharaja of the Kingdom of Mysore.
The Kingdom of Mysore was ruled by the Wodeyar dynasty from 1399 until the independence of India in 1947 and the subsequent dissolution of monarchy by the Indian constitution.
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 Mysore, Mysore India, Mysore Travel, Mysore Tourism Guide, The Sandalwood City, Mysore City Tours
Mysore is certainly a charming, old-fashioned and undaunting town dominated by the spectacular Maharaja's Palace, around which the boulevards of the city radiate.
In the tenth century Mysore was known as "Mahishur", the town where the buffalo-demon Mahishashur was slain by the goddess Durga.
It is believed that during one of the wars between devils and demons on the one hand and gods and goddesses on the other, the demon Mahishasur (Mahishur) overpowered the gods.
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 Bannari Amman Temple - History
During the Madurai Nayakar's regime and Mysore Wadiyars regime, the Danayakkam fort and its area was a free and independent in the status of "Palayam".
When the Mysore Kingdom fell in the hands of Hyder Ali, who become later the chief of Army and a sole dictator for the Mysore kingdom, which was extended upto Dindugul on the South, Thanjavur on the East, the Danayakkam Fort came under Mysore kingdom.
Due to the introduction of prohibition, the sale of foreign liquor in Mysore Kingdom was badly affected as the only Gateway through Gejalahatti at Danayakkan Fort was closed to prevent smuggling ao much to the foreign liquors intended to sell at Mysore were stagnated in abundance and business was badly affected.
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 Mysore
Mysore is famous for its Mysore Palace, sandalwood, artifacts, gardens, silks and the pleasant climate.
Till independence it was the kingdom of the Mysore kings who ruled nearly the whole of present day Karnataka.
The deity of the temple is the family god of the rulers of Mysore.
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 Mysore Tourism Guide,Tourism Guide of Mysore India,Mysore Tourism Information Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Mysore is the second largest city of the Indian state Karnataka.
Mysore has a population of 1,038,490 according to 2001 census.
Mysore can be reached by train and road from any part of India.
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