Muguru

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Muguru
Mooguru
village
Muguru is located in Karnataka
Muguru
Muguru
Muguru is located in India
Muguru
Muguru
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 12°08′N 76°57′E / 12.133°N 76.950°E / 12.133; 76.950Coordinates: 12°08′N 76°57′E / 12.133°N 76.950°E / 12.133; 76.950
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Mysore
Talukas Tirumakudal Narsipur
Government
 • Body Gram panchayat
Population (2001)
 • Total 7,727
Languages
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-KA
Vehicle registration KA
Website karnataka.gov.in

Muguru is a village in the southern state of Karnataka, India.[1][2] It is located in the Tirumakudal Narsipur taluk of Mysore district in Karnataka.

There is a famous temple here for godess Tripurasundari, also called as Thibbadevi.

Also, epic says, there resides the deity's better half, lord Shiva and her sister too. So, two temples, one each for Lord shiva, and another for Thibbadevi's sister also exists in this village.

There will be a famous fair that happens here during the month of January or February, mostly during the festival of Sankranthi. This fair is locally known as "Chiguru odoya jaatre". A large number of visitors come to this village to see this from mysore, bangalore, chamrajanagara and other places too.

During this festival, godessess' from neighboring villages, who according to the priest and villagers, are supposed to be sisters of godess Thibbadevi are bought in procession to Muguru. Traditionally the sisters of godess come to visit sri Thibbadevi and then, the procession is taken all around the village before bringing the curtains down for this 3 days long Shri Thibbadevi jaatre.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census, Muguru had a population of 7727 with 3949 males and 3778 females.[1]

People[edit]

The residents of Muguru are Kannadigas. Many experts believe that one of the Smartha Brahmin community in Karnataka called Muguru Karnataka Brahmins derives its name from this village.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Village code= 2887500 "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Retrieved 2008-12-18.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)
  2. ^ "Yahoomaps India :". Retrieved 2008-12-18.  Muguru, Mysore, Karnataka

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