Gift from Royal Family
gold panchapatre,an uddharane on a gold
temple, Nanjana-gudu, and Sri Chamundi temple, Mysore,
have five gold vessels that are used only in annual
festivals, donated by the royal family of My sore
The Parakala Matha has a set of five gold vessels
offered by different persons. The first gold vessel
was gifted by King Krishnaraja Wodeyar III. The second
gold cup was the gift to God Hayagriva by Krishna
Brahmatantra Parakalaswami, the pontiff of the Mutt
from 1885 to 1911.
On the third gold
cup, a record registers the gift to the Guru Krishna Brahmatantra
Parakalaswami by the mother of Kantaiyyarasu on the occasion
of her completing 60 years of age, Kantaiyyarasu, or Kantarajarasu,
was the brother-in-law of Chamaraja Wodeyar of Mysore.
(1881-1894) The fourth gold cup was presented by Kantaiyyarasu.
The fifth was granted to the Guru
Krishna Brahmatantra Parakalaswami by the Queen of Mysore,
Vanivilasa-Sri-Maharani (Queen of Chamaraja Wodeyar) on
the occasion of her getting Chakrankana.