Artiste performing the traditional dance of Udupi
Udupi culture and society are known for its festivities
and rhythm. Many people from all over India and of major faiths live in Udupi and enjoy all the festivals related to each and every community and religion. The events are enjoyed by one and all.
Aati Kalenja, Bhuta Kola and Nagaradhane are known to be
some of the major cultural traditions in Udupi. Residents in Udupi celebrate
major festivals such as Dusshera, Diwali, Christmas and many more festivals.
Yakshagana Folk dance is the popular one in Udupi. Bhuta Kola is known to be
the ancient form which is one among the Tulu speaking district in Dakshina
Kannada, Udupi in Kasaragod and Karnataka. Bhuta Kola is known to be the solicit assistance from the initial
spirit of the ancient ritual. As per the Indus Valley and other ancient
civilization, these rituals signify prosperity and fertility. Bhuta Kola is known to be the stylized version of the
Cultural Events of Udupi
- Kodavooru features numerous arts and cultural events.
- Yakshagana is known to be the another major cultural event that is a form of musical drama ar; a special event in Udupi.
- Hulivesha Kunitha is a dance performance where people paint their bodies with tiger stripes.
- Kodavoory is the eminent place for most of the believers of Dvaitya. Dvaitya is known to be the philosophy introduced by Shree Madhvacharya. As per the traditional story, Shree Madhva, when he was three years old visited Kodavooru in order to pray to Lord Shankaranarayana.
Important Culture of Udupi
- As per the annual car festival of Lord Shankaranarayana. This is a huge event celebrated for 9 days that consists of Rathotsava that is known as Chariot sever and Pooja performed with numerous Ashwatha Trees in numerous places in the village of Kattepooje.
- Lakshadeepothsava is pooja which is performed with the Deepa.
- The temple is dedicated to
the God Ganapathi.
- All the major festivals such as Ganesh Chaturthi and Navratri festivals are celebrated with grand pompous.
- Maari pooje is held for more than 12 times in each and every year as the big Maari Pooje. The same festival is performed twice a year which attracts large number of devotees from all over India.