Sri Krishna Janmashtami Concludes with Colourful Mosaru Kudike
Mangaluru: Thousands of people gathered at Kadri Kambla road to witness the Mosaru Kudike on September 3.
Mosaru Kudike is observed on the second day of Sri Krishna Janmashtami, to imitate the action of Lord Krishna and Gopalakas. To observe the Mosaru Kudike, youngsters formed human pyramids to reach the top of the ‘Chappara’ to break the earthen pots filled with goodies, cold drinks, vegetables, cash prizes and eatables.
At Kadri Kambla, there were tableaux and tiger dance, one tableau troupe had come from Kerala. The Jaya Maruti Bhajana Mandir Kadri consisting of 75 Youth formed pyramids and broke the earthen pots, Niranjan Salian provided the uniform for the entire team to be worn during the Mosaru Kudike.
Speaking to mangalorean.com one of the members of Jaya Maruti Bhajana Mandir said, “From the past 49 years our elders were taking part in the Mosaru Kudike and breaking the pots. Whatever our parents have taught us, we are continuing it now. The proprietor of Salian Enterprises Niranjan Salian provides us with the uniforms to be worn during the Mosaru Kudike. At present we have 75 members in this group.
Children and the people who had come to witness the Mosaru Kudike were busy collecting goodies while the Jaya Maruti members were breaking the earthen pots.
Firecrackers were continuously burst at the entrance of the Temple at Mallikatta Dwara for more than an hour. Some mythological characters took the stage on the moving trucks. Huli vesha, historical figures and many other types of masqueraders took part in the celebrations.
At Kadri grounds, a musical nite was organized by the Kadri Cricketers Club.
Thousands of people watched the Mosaru Kudike and captured the action on their mobile phones.