Video Documentation available at Regional Resources Centre for Folk Performing Arts, Udupi Siri

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22 VHS-DVD SIRI FESTIVAL SIRI FESTIVAL

Place: Hiriyadka, Udupi Taluk & Dist. Date: 15.4.1984 Video VHS Collector: Video Prakash DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.22 Siri-Museum-1.mpg (0:19) 3.31 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-1.mpg (15:01) 644 MB Siri Jaatre Hiriyadka TempleSiri-Jatre-RRC-2.mpg (16:02) 683 MB Temple surrounding Siri possession, women trance ritual performance Interview with the trustee of Hiriyadka temple

94 VHS-DVD CASSETTE – 89 SIRI TRANCE AND PROPHECY CULT AT NANDALIKE


Place: Nandalike, Karkala Taluk, Udupi Dist Date: 1.5.1986 & 3.5.1986 Video VHS Collector: S.A.Krishnaiah DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.94

Goa-Folkarts-94.mpg Siri-RRC-1.mpg (15:02) 762 MB Siri Trance - NandalikeSiri-RRC-2.mpg (10:44) 544 MB Goa-Folkarts-RRC-1.mpg (20:02) 0.99 GB Tribal Folk Arts of Goa Goa-Folkarts-RRC-2.mpg (17:01) 864 MB Goa-Folkarts-RRC-3.mpg (15:02) 761 MB

SIRI TRANCE AND PROPHECY CULT

Arena Wooden icons inside the room,Naga Bana Cow shed, Idol of the serpent worhipped in a bush, Wooden statues Stone carvings and idols of serpents, Idols of siri Kumara impersonator in possession.The temple priest. Kumara impersonator in possession Kumara impersonator in possession. Impersonators of Kumara and the chief organizer.trustee of the shrine. Kumara getting possessed. Impersonator of Kumara and the chief organizer trustee of the shrine. Kumara getting possessed. Kumara and Abbaga and Daraga impersonators in possession. Kumara in possession devotees give offerings

146 VHS-DVD CASSETTE -129 FIF 1 HAR VS5 FINNISH-INDIAN FOLKLORE PROJECT SIRI DALYO

Place: Machar House, Belalu Village (D.K) Date: 17-18.2.1989 Video S-VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.146 FIFP-146.mpg (0:32) 10.3 MB FINNISH INDIA FOLKLORE PROJECT FIFP-RRC-53.mpg (15:02) 728 MB SIRI DALYO

The house where the Siri Dalyo is held

Siri Dalyo CASSETTE -130 FIF 1 HAR VS6 SIRI DALYO

Place: Dharmasthala, Belthangadi Taluk Date: 18.2.1989

Siri Dalyo

147 VHS-DVD CASSETTE -130 FIF 1 HAR VS6 FINNISH-INDIAN FOLKLORE PROJECT

BHUTA KOLA AT HURUMBIDOTTU Date: 18.2.1989 Video S-VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.147 FIFP-147.mpg (0:37) 11.8 MB FINNISH INDIA FOLKLORE PROJECT

148 VHS-DVD CASSETTE -130 FIF 1 HAR VS6 FINNISH-INDIAN FOLKLORE PROJECT

BHUTA KOLA AT HURUMBIDOTTU


Date: 19.2.1989 Video S-VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.148 FIFP-RRC-66.mpg (16:24) 693 MB BHUTA KOLA-HURUMBIDOTTU FIFP-RRC-67.mpg (15:02) 671 MB KALKUDA KOLA FIFP-RRC-68.mpg (15:02) 726 MB FIFP-RRC-69.mpg (15:02) 715 MB

BHUTA KOLA AT HURUMBIDOTTU

Place: Hurumbidottu, Belthangadi. Date: 19.2.1989 Surroundings of Hurumbidottu, the place where the Kola ritual will be held Lauri Honko and his finnish team at Hurumbidottu Shrines at Hurumbidottu Idols and flat stones worshipped at the vicinity of that shrine Nagabana at Hurumbidottu Stage (below a tree) for the Kola being prepared at Hurumbidottu Members of the family of the impersonator engaged in making costumes out of palm leaf The stage for the Kola being built Moonrise ‘Kuduremukh’ hill ranges at Hurumbidottu

CASSETTE -131 FIF 1 HAR VS7 FINNISH-INDIAN FOLKLORE PROJECT KALKUDA KOLA

Place: Hurumbidottu, Belthangadi (D.K). Date: 19-20.2.1989

Bhandara

Idols masks, ornaments and other objects of worship kept on a hanging cot at the original shrines (a room in the house of Gurikara) at Hurumbidottu

Devotees assemble infront of the original shrine for the procession, the Bhandara. The Bhandara begins

Objects of the worship brought out of the shrine placed on a palanquin and then taken in a procession to the place of the festival

A fully make-up headgear (made of palm leaf) for the Kodamantaya Kola and members of the impersonators family resting

Bhandara arrives at the place of the festival. Procession by the Moolya (Priest). Procession of the paatri by the priest

Pleasure or warth of the deity is conveyed to the organizers by the priest The objects of worship are placed on the seat at the temporary shrine, here below the tree

The idols, masks, ornaments & weapons of the deity placed on a flat stone below the tree

The priest after his possession dance

Organizers seated infront of the temporary shrine below the tree

The impersonator of Kalkuda Kola

Impersonator of Kalkuda salutes the organizers seeking permission to act as impersonator

Impersoantor of Kodamantaya Kola salutes the organizers seeking permission to act as impersonator

KALKUDA KOLA

The impersonator of Kalkuda and his members of the family sing the paaDdanas

The impersonator of Kalkuda Kola salutes and takes a ceremonious oil bath

The impersonator of Kalkuda Kola costuming

The ‘mattarne’ (on the left) and the head dress (on the right) of the Kalkuda Kola kept on the ground The anklets (Gaggara) and other ornaments of the deity kept on the ground

149 VHS-DVD CASSETTE -131 FIF 1 HAR VS7 FINNISH-INDIAN FOLKLORE PROJECT BHUTA KOLA OF HURUMBIDOTTU KALKUDA KOLA

Place: Hurumbidottu, Belthangadi (D.K) Date: 19-20.2.1989 Video S-VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.149 FIFP-149.mpg (0:22) 7.17 MB FINNISH INDIA FOLKLORE FIFP-RRC-70.mpg (15:02) 727 MB PROJECT FIFP-RRC-71.mpg (15:02) 724 MB FIFP-RRC-72.mpg (15:02) 728 MB KALKUDA KOLA FIFP-RRC-73.mpg (15:02) 727 MB FIFP-RRC-74.mpg (15:02) 726 MB FIFP-RRC-75.mpg (15:02) 727 MB

Impersonator of the Kalkuda Kola costuming and makes-up his face

Kalkuda Kola begins

The impersonator of the Kalkuda Kola fastens the anklets to his legs

The impersonator wears the palm leaf skirt around his waist The impersonator of Kalkuda takes the burning torches in hand to demonstrate the power of the spirit

The Kalkuda spirit impersonator comes to the shrines at Hurumbidottu

The impersonator and his family members sing the paaDdanas of folk epics narrating the story of the spirit

The impersonator of Kalkuda wears the palm leaf head dress

Oracle

CASSETTE -132 FIF 1 HAR VS8 FINNISH-INDIAN FOLKLORE PROJECT

KODAMANTAYA KOLA CHENNE GAME AND SIRI FESTIVAL MAISANDAYA & PANJURLI KOLA DURING SIRI FESTIVAL

Place: Hurumbidottu, Belthangadi (D.K) Date: 20.2.1989 KODAMANTAYA KOLA

The impersonator of Kodamantaya holds the burning torches in hand

The spirit impersonator of Kodamantaya now wears the headgear called ‘Ani’ made of palm leaf, while members of the family of the impersonator sing paaDdanas

The head ornament of the Kodamantaya spirit is brought and mounted on his head

The dance of the Kodamantaya after wearing the palm leaf dress

The possession by the priest (Moolya) holding the burning torches

'151 VHS-DVD CASSETTE -132 FIF 1 HAR VS8'

FINNISH-INDIAN FOLKLORE PROJECT KODAMANTAYA KOLA

CHENNE GAME AND SIRI FESTIVAL MAISANDAYA & PANJURLI KOLA DURING SIRI FESTIVAL

Place: Hurumbidottu, Belthangadi (D.K) Date: 20.2.1989 Video VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.151 FIFP-151.mpg (0:24) 7.70 MB FINNISH INDIA FOLKLORE FIFP-RRC-81.mpg (15:02) 723 MB PROJECT FIFP-RRC-82.mpg (15:02) 727 MB FIFP-RRC-83.mpg (15:02) 728 MB CHENNE GAME FIFP-RRC-84.mpg (15:02) 727 MB SIRI FESTIVAL FIFP-RRC-85.mpg (15:02) 727 MB

An oracle by the priest

Oracle by the spirit of Kodamantaya . Kodamantaya Kola ends

CHENNE GAME AND SIRI FESTIVAL

Arena where the place where Siri will be held and preparation for Chenne game The shrine at Hurumbidottu people and children making Namaskaras A siri wears a flower for the Chenne game Possession of Siri, Kumara and Chenne game Siri festival. Maisandaya Kola during Siri festival

Comments by Lauri Honko 152 VHS-DVD CASSETTE -132 FIF 1 HAR VS8 FINNISH-INDIAN FOLKLORE PROJECT

KODAMANTAYA KOLA CHENNE GAME AND SIRI FESTIVAL MAISANDAYA & PANJURLI KOLA DURING SIRI FESTIVAL

Place: Hurumbidottu, Belthangadi (D.K) Date: 20.2.1989 Video VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.152 FIFP-152.mpg (0:20) 6.52 MB FINNISH INDIA FOLKLORE FIFP-RRC-86.mpg (15:02) 728 MB PROJECT FIFP-RRC-87.mpg (15:02) 727 MB SIRI FESTIVAL FIFP-RRC-88.mpg (15:02) 728 MB PANJURLI KUMARA MEET FIFP-RRC-89.mpg (15:02) 728 MB INTERVIEW WITH ANNU PARAVA FIFP-RRC-90.mpg (15:02) 717 MB FIFP-RRC-91.mpg (3:54) 184 MB

The procession of the Panjurli to meet Kumara

The Panjurli & Kumara meet The low caste Siri a in possession Hurumbidottu surroundings and shops markets in the vicinity where the Siri festival is held Final stage of the siri festival in the early morning hours

256 VHS-DVD CASSETTE -198 PUUMANI KINNIMANI NEMA

Place: Puumani Kinnimani, Daivastana, Padumale, Puttur, D.K. Date: 17.1.1993 & 8.3.1993 Video VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.256 Place: Padumale & M.G.M.College Date: 17.1.93 & 8.3.1993 Video VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat DVD Copy: Lachendra DVD-VHS-256.mpg (0:31) 5.33 MB PUUMANI KINNIMANI NEMA Twins-RRC-19.mpg (15:02) 672 MB

                 PADUMALE, RAJANDAIVA

SIRI JAATRE HURUMBIDOTTU

Twins-RRC-20.mpg (15:02) 669 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-1.mpg (15:02) 670 MB

Fowls offering to the God Fowls baaraNe Preliminary dance Devotees. nuDikaTTu Distributing prasaada RRC Van moving through Ritual Site A View of festival spot of Padumale . Landscape


SIRI JAATHRE HURUMBIDITTU CASSETTE – 199 Place: Hurumbidottu, Belthangadi Taluk Date: 1993

Siri Jatre Hurumbidottu, Belthangadi Taluk


257 VHS-DVD CASSETTE -199 SIRI JAATHRE HURUMBIDITTU

Place: Hurumbidottu, Belthangadi Taluk Date: 8.3.93 & 14.3.1993 Video VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.257 DVD-VHS-257.mpg (0:25) 4.28 MB SIRI JAATRE Siri-Jatre-RRC-2.mpg (15:02) 673 MB HURUMBIDOTTU Siri-Jatre-RRC-3.mpg (15:02) 673 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-4.mpg (15:02) 674 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-5.mpg (8.03) 362 MB

Siri Jatre Hurumbidottu, Belthangadi Taluk

313 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 228 ORALEPICS – SATYANARAYANA POOJA PALIYODALIYA – MASS POSSESSION CULT OF WOMEN SRI GOPALA NAIK’S HOUSE MACHAR

Place: Machar, Ujire, Belthangadi Taluk Date: 28.12.1993 Video S-VHS Collector: Prof.Lauri Honko, Finland DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.313 DVD-S-VHS-313.mpg (0:16) 4.33 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-23.mpg (15:02) 651 MB SATYANARAYANA POOJA ORALEPICS-RRC-24.mpg (15:02) 656 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-25.mpg (15:02) 648 MB PALIYODALIYA ORALEPICS-RRC-26.mpg (15:02) 661 MB MASS POSSESSION CULT ORALEPICS-RRC-27.mpg (15:02) 663 MB WOMAN ORALEPICS-RRC-28.mpg (15:02) 668 MB

satyanaraayaNa puuja (Continued from tape 227) Preparations for paliyodaliya ritual siri women are given oil to take a holy bath siri women return after the holy bath

314 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 228 ORALEPICS PALIYODALIYA – MASS POSSESSION CULT OF WOMEN SRI GOPALA NAIK’S HOUSE MACHAR

Place: Machar, Ujire, Belthangadi Taluk Date: 28.12.1993 Video S-VHS Collector: Prof.Lauri Honko, Finland DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.314 DVD-S-VHS-314.mpg (0:13) 3.65 MB

ORALEPICS-RRC-29.mpg (15:02) 659 MB PALIYODALIYA ORALEPICS-RRC-30.mpg (15:02) 654 MB MASS POSSESSION CULT ORALEPICS-RRC-31.mpg (15:02) 658 MB OF WOMEN ORALEPICS-RRC-32.mpg (15:02) 762 MB GOPALA NAIKA HOUSE ORALEPICS-RRC-33.mpg (14:02) 712 MB MACHAR ORALEPICS-RRC-34.mpg (15:02) 762 MB

siri women return after the holy bath paliyodaliya ritual begins

Gopala Naika begins sandhi

315 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 229 ORALEPICS PALIYODALIYA – MASS POSSESSION CULT OF WOMEN SRI GOPALA NAIK’S HOUSE MACHAR

Place: Machar, Ujire, Belthangadi Taluk Date: 29.12.1993 Video S-VHS Collector: Prof.Lauri Honko, Finland DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.315 DVD-S-VHS-315.mpg (0:19) 5.60 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-35.mpg (5:08) 259 MB PALIYODALIYA ORALEPICS-RRC-36.mpg (15:02) 762 MB MASS POSSESSION CULT ORALEPICS-RRC-37.mpg (15:02) 764 MB OF WOMEN ORALEPICS-RRC-38.mpg (15:02) 762 MB GOPALA NAIKA HOUSE ORALEPICS-RRC-39.mpg (11:05) 561 MB MACHAR ORALEPICS-RRC-40.mpg (15:02) 762 MB

Gopala Naika singing sandhi infront of the gaddige siri womens are seated Gopala Naika receives the areca flowers infront of gaddige Chief kumaara given Areca Flowers to Assistant kumaaras The kumaara given areca flowers to siris sandhi singing by kumaaras and siri women Solve the problems of Devotees Singing sandhi and the sound of pipe Music


316 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 229 ORALEPICS PALIYODALIYA – MASS POSSESSION CULT OF WOMEN SRI GOPALA NAIK’S HOUSE MACHAR

Place: Machar, Ujire, Belthangadi Taluk Date: 29.12.1993 Video S-VHS Collector: Prof.Lauri Honko, Finland DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.316 DVD-S-VHS-316.mpg (0:12) 6.61 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-41.mpg (15:02) 761 MB PALIYODALIYA ORALEPICS-RRC-42.mpg (15:02) 761 MB MASS POSSESSION CULT ORALEPICS-RRC-43.mpg (15:02) 660 MB OF WOMEN ORALEPICS-RRC-44.mpg (15:02) 668 MB GOPALA NAIKA HOUSE ORALEPICS-RRC-45.mpg (15:02) 671 MB MACHAR ORALEPICS-RRC-46.mpg (15:02) 668 MB

Devotees are garlanding to kumaara and siris Singing sandhi, kumaara and siris

Possession by old women and treatment siri woman given brest milk to her child Singing sandhi kumaara and siris. Possession by kumaara and siri Singing sandhi by kumaara and siri. kumaara entering into the house Singing sandhi kumaara and siri. Possession by kumaara and siri Singing sandhi kumaara and siri siri women seated, a pause in the possession kumaara singing sandhi infront of the gaddige

317 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 229 & 230 ORALEPICS PALIYODALIYA – MASS POSSESSION CULT OF WOMEN SRI GOPALA NAIK’S HOUSE MACHAR

Place: Machar, Ujire, Belthangadi Taluk Date: 29.12.1993 Video S-VHS Collector: Prof.Lauri Honko, Finland DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.317 DVD-S-VHS-317.mpg (0:21) 6.08 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-47.mpg (15:00) 664 MB PALIYODALIYA ORALEPICS-RRC-48.mpg (8:20) 373 MB MASS POSSESSION CULT ORALEPICS-RRC-49.mpg (15:02) 614 MB OF WOMEN ORALEPICS-RRC-50.mpg (15:02) 640 MB GOPALA NAIKA'S HOUSE ORALEPICS-RRC-51.mpg (15:02) 621 MB MACHAR ORALEPICS-RRC-52.mpg (15:02) 669 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-53.mpg (15:02) 641 MB

Singing sandhi kumaara and siri Possession by a young woman, problem posed infront of Gopala Naika

Cassette – 230 ORALEPICS LHO VS5

The young woman enters the daliya receives the areca flowers kumaara solve the problems by the devotees The young woman enters the daliya, receives the areca flowers kumaara singing sandhi. Row of siri woman and singing sandhi kumaara blessing a boy Solve the probles by the devotees 318 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 230 ORALEPICS PALIYODALIYA – MASS POSSESSION CULT OF WOMEN SRI GOPALA NAIK’S HOUSE MACHAR

Place: Machar, Ujire, Belthangadi Taluk Date: 29.12.1993 Video S-VHS Collector: Prof.Lauri Honko, Finland DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.318 DVD-S-VHS-318.mpg (0:26) 7.45 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-54.mpg (15:02) 615 MB PALIYODALIYA ORALEPICS-RRC-55.mpg (15:02) 654 MB MASS POSSESSION CULT ORALEPICS-RRC-56.mpg (15:02) 639 MB OF WOMEN ORALEPICS-RRC-57.mpg (15:02) 654 MB GOPALA NAIKA'S HOUSE ORALEPICS-RRC-58.mpg (15:02) 664 MB MACHAR ORALEPICS-RRC-59.mpg (15:02) 647 MB

Solve the probles by the devotees All siri women get up for possession again kumaara given permission the siri women to sit and rest Problem posed infront of Gopala Naika The siri woman to sit and rest All siri woman get up for possession again Final movements of intense possession by all siri women. The women pay then salutations and the areca flower in made to throw on to the ground

Intense possession of a woman Final movements of possession by kumaaras Gopala Naika praying God infront of gaddige gaddige girpuni (removing the seat of the god) Distributing prasaada by the devotees

319 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 231 ORALEPICS ULLALA BEACH ORAL EPIC PROJECT BENCH WORK

Place: Ullala Summer Sand, Ullala Beach, D.K. Date: 21.12.1993 Video S-VHS Collector: Prof.Lauri Honko, Finland DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.319 DVD-S-VHS-319.mpg (0:23) 6.47 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-60.mpg (15:02) 667 MB ULLALA SUMMER SAND BEACH ORALEPICS-RRC-61.mpg (15:02) 650 MB ORALEPIC PROJECT ORALEPICS-RRC-62.mpg (15:02) 647 MB BENCH WORK ORALEPICS-RRC-63.mpg (15:02) 590 MB DR.LAURI HONKO ORALEPICS-RRC-64.mpg (15:02) 565 MB DR.VIVEKA RAI ORALEPICS-RRC-65.mpg (15:02) 598 MB DR.CHINNAPPA GOWADA ORALEPICS LHO VS6 Ullala summer sand beach bhuuta shrine near Ullal Beach School children are going to house Country boats on the sea Country boats by the side of sea View of the seashore Big tree in the side of the road Ullala Darga (Muslim's temple) A view of beach at Ullal A view of sun set at Ullal Beach A view of after the sun set Oral epic project Bench work in the guest house of the Ullal Summer sand beach. Dr. Lauri Honko Dr. Viveka Rai, Dr. Chinnappa Gowda

320 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 231 ORALEPICS ORALEPIC PROJECT BENCH WORK VISIT GOPALA NAIKA’S HOUSE MACHAR

Place: Ullala Summer Sand, Ullala Beach, D.K. Dharmasthala Temple, Machar Date: 21 to 28.12.19093 Video S-VHS Collector: Prof.Lauri Honko, Finland DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.320 DVD-S-VHS-320.mpg (0:34) 9.80 MB ORALEPIC PROJECT BENCH WORK ORALEPICS-RRC-66.mpg (15:02) 619 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-67.mpg (15:02) 612 MB INTERVIEW & DISCUSSION ORALEPICS-RRC-68.mpg (15:02) 669 MB WITH SRI GOPALA NAIKA ORALEPICS-RRC-69.mpg (15:02) 670 MB DHARMASTHALA TEMPLE ORALEPICS-RRC-70.mpg (15:02) 671 MB PALIYODALIYA AT MACHAR ORALEPICS-RRC-71.mpg (17:18) 773 MB

Oral epic project Bench work in the guest house of the Ullal Summer sand beach. Dr. Lauri Honko Dr. Viveka Rai, Dr. Chinnappa Gowda


Visit at Gopala Naika's (epic singer) house, Lauri Honko's Documentation team visit to Naika's house, interview and discussion paliyo daliyo at Machar Dr. Lauri Honko, Prof. B.A. Viveka Rai and Dr. Chinnappa Gowda are present Lighting decoration Sri Kshetra Dharmasthala at night time Daily routine of Sri Kshetra Dharmasthala & Devotees Co-conut unload shifted into unloding mechinary Devotees are walking through road

Women are working

Devotees Gujarathi Women Annali Honko working in the field Devotees are walking through road

321 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 232 ORALEPICS VISIT TO SIRI WOMENS HOUSE, MUDIGERE

Place: Mudigere, Chikamagalur, Dist. Date: 16.12.1993 Video S-VHS Collector: Prof.Lauri Honko, Finland DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.321 DVD-S-VHS-321.mpg (0:40) 11.4 MB ORALEPIC PROJECT ORALEPICS-RRC-72.mpg (15:02) 664 MB VISIT TO SIRI WOMENS HOUSE ORALEPICS-RRC-73.mpg (15:02) 670 MB MUDIGERE, CHIKAMAGALUR ORALEPICS-RRC-74.mpg (15:02) 669 MB ORALEPIC TEAM ORALEPICS-RRC-75.mpg (15:02) 671 MB GOPALA NAIKA & SIRI WOMEN ORALEPICS-RRC-76.mpg (15:02) 669 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-77.mpg (15:02) 673 MB

Oral epics documentation team discussing at Ujire town before leaving for Mudigere Landscape of Charmadi Ghat, while the oral epics team was on its way to Mudigere The guest house on top of the ghat Flowers Shops at a small town Kottigehara on top of the Ghat Visit to siri women's house by Oral Epics team Prof. Lauri Honko, Mrs. Anelli Honko, Gopala Naika, Prof. Viveka Rai, Dr. Chinnappa Gowda Village Banal

Invitation by Chief informant to siri women for attending to paliyodaliya and interviews Dr. Chinnappa Gowda translating the contents of the interview to Prof. Lauri Honko in English Pigs and fowl in the backyard of the house Inside the house of siri woman- offering namaskaara to Gopala Naika (kumaara) Gopala Naika bids farewel to siri women The house made of thatched roof The siri woman and Gopala Naika Gopala Naika, Chief informant inviting siri women for paliyodaliya Gopala Naika and siri women. They offer namskaara to Gopala Naika Invitation for paliyodaliyo ritual by the chief informant Gopala Naika to siri women The canteen `Annapurneshwari' mess owned by the husband of siri woman at Handpost Oral Epics team moving to the forth house of siri woman near Mudigere Gopala Naika waves aarati at the photos of Gods and Goddesses Interview. Invitation to paliyodaliya ritual

322 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 232 ORALEPICS VISIT TO SIRI WOMENS HOUSE, MUDIGERE SATYANARAYANA POOJA SRI GOPALA NAIK’S HOUSE MACHAR

Place: Mudigere & Machar, Belthangadi Taluk Date: 16.12.93 & 28.12.93 Video S-VHS Collector: Prof.Lauri Honko & HAR DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.322 DVD-S-VHS-322.mpg (0:41) 12.2 MB ORALEPIC PROJECT ORALEPICS-RRC-78.mpg (15:02) 666 MB VISIT TO SIRI WOMENS HOUSE ORALEPICS-RRC-79.mpg ( 5:59) 262 MB MUDIGERE, CHIKMAGALUR ORALEPICS-RRC-80.mpg (15:02) 671 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-81.mpg (15:02) 673 MB SATYANARAYANA POOJA ORALEPICS-RRC-82.mpg (15:02) 672 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-83.mpg (15:02) 662 MB SRI GOPALA NAIKAS HOUSE ORALEPICS-RRC-84.mpg (15:02) 668 MB MACHAR

Interview. Invitation to paliyodaliya ritual

siri women and men of the house offer namaskaara to Gopala Naika Welcome to Gopala Naika - a siri woman Garlanding him at the fifth house Gopala Naika waves aarati to photos of Gods and perform puuja Interview siri women offer namaskaara to Gopala Naika CASSETTE - 233 SATYANARAYANA POOJA SRI GOPALA NAIK’S HOUSE MACHAR

Place: Machar, Ujire, Belthangadi Taluk Date: 28.12.1993 Video S-VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat

The Oral Epics project arriving at Machar getting down RRC van-tempo traveller entering the Mapla House A row of siri women seated Women and men engaged in preparatory work for satyanaaraayaNa puuja Interview with a siri woman - Interviewed by Prof. B.A. Viveka Rai (13:35 - 13:47) Interview with siri woman Sita of Maya - Interviewed by Viveka Rai (13:48 - 13:56) Preparatory work for satyanaaraayaNa puuja siri women engaged in work in the courtyard of Gopala Naika's house Interview with a siri woman - Interviewed by Viveka Rai (14:07) Interview with siri women - Interviewed by Viveka Rai (14:38) Interview with a siri woman - Interviewed by Viveka Rai (15:08)


323 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 233 SATYANARAYANA POOJA SRI GOPALA NAIK’S HOUSE MACHAR

Place: Machar, Ujire, Belthangadi Taluk Date: 28.12.1993 Video S-VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.323 DVD-S-VHS-323.mpg (0:14) 4.12 MB ORALEPIC PROJECT ORALEPICS-RRC-85.mpg (15:02) 670 MB SATYANARAYANA POOJA ORALEPICS-RRC-86.mpg (15:02) 670 MB GOPALA NAIKAS HOUSE ORALEPICS-RRC-87.mpg (15:02) 668 MB MACHAR ORALEPICS-RRC-88.mpg (15:02) 672 MB INTERVIEW WITH ORALEPICS-RRC-89.mpg (15:02) 672 MB SIRI WOMEN ORALEPICS-RRC-90.mpg (11:47) 523 MB

Gopala Naika's daughter arriving for the paliyodaliyo ritual (15:03) Preparatory work for satyanaarayana puuja. Divotees assembled (15:12) Gopala Naika prays inside his house before the start of satyanaarayaNa puuja (15:26) Community worship satyanaaraayaNa puuja / Ritual

324 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 234 PALIYODALIYA – MASS POSSESSION CULT OF WOMEN SRI GOPALA NAIK’S HOUSE MACHAR

Place: Machar, Ujire, Belthangadi Taluk Date: 28.12.1993 Video S-VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.324 DVD-S-VHS-324.mpg (0:45) 12.8 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-91.mpg (15:02) 655 MB PALIYODALIYA ORALEPICS-RRC-92.mpg (15:02) 672 MB MASS POSSESSION CULT ORALEPICS-RRC-93.mpg (15:02) 673 MB OF WOMEN ORALEPICS-RRC-94.mpg (15:02) 672 MB SRI GOPALA NAIKAS HOUSE ORALEPICS-RRC-95.mpg (15:02) 673 MB MACHAR ORALEPICS-RRC-96.mpg (15:02) 674 MB PREPARATION OF RITUAL

Devotees, siri women & kumaaras taking food before the start of the ritual, paliyodaliya (19:36) siri women chewing betel leaf (20:17) Preparation for paliyodaliyo ritual (20:31) The full moon and the long shot of view of the place of ritual (20:40) Prof. Lauri Honko, wielding the video camera Prayer inside Gopala Naika's house by Gopala Naika other assistant kumaaras are by his side Prayer in the courtyard of the house Gopala Naika, the chief kumaara receiving oil before the bath Assistant kumaaras also receiving oil The siri women receive oil before the ritual bath The kumaaras and siri women wish among themselves Gopala Naika, the chief kumaara wishes devotees assembled The siri women go to take a holy bath (21:13) Gopala Naika Chief kumaara and assistant kumaaras return from the bath kumaaras put on the ritual clothing (21:30) The place where objects of worship are placed in the veranda Preparations for the ritual infront of the objects of worship (21:40) siri women return after taking a holy bath and they decorate themselves They take prasaadam from the kumaaras (21:48) Decorating themselves continues daliya white cloth and Gopala Naika holds the kalaSHa and walks over it Gopala Naika, the chief kumaara recites few lines of sandhi (21:57) The chief kumaara places the kalaSHa on the seat Decorating the objects of worship (22:10) siri women being seated siri women presenting elachi (22:22)

325 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 234 PALIYODALIYA – MASS POSSESSION CULT OF WOMEN SRI GOPALA NAIK’S HOUSE MACHAR

Place: Machar, Ujire, Belthangadi Taluk Date: 28.12.1993 Video S-VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.325 DVD-S-VHS-325.mpg (0:15) 4.39 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-97.mpg (15:02) 673 MB PALIYODALIYA ORALEPICS-RRC-98.mpg (15:02) 672 MB MASS POSSESSION CULT ORALEPICS-RRC-99.mpg (15:02) 673 MB OF WOMEN ORALEPICS-RRC-100.mpg (15:02) 673 MB SRI GOPALA NAIKAS ORALEPICS-RRC-101.mpg (15:02) 673 MB HOUSE MACHAR ORALEPICS-RRC-102.mpg (15:02) 674 MB


Gopala Naika performs puuja waves aaraati (22:23) Gopala Naika, the chief kumaara stands on the daliya with assistant kumaaras ready to start the sandhi Gopala Naika, the chief kumaara begins the siri-sandhi (Continuation on tape - 235) (22:37)


326 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 235 PALIYODALIYA – MASS POSSESSION CULT OF WOMEN SRI GOPALA NAIK’S HOUSE MACHAR

Place: Machar, Ujire, Belthangadi Taluk Date: 29.12.1993 Video S-VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.326 DVD-S-VHS-326.mpg (0:33) 9.07 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-103.mpg (15:02) 671 MB PALIYODALIYA ORALEPICS-RRC-104.mpg (15:02) 673 MB MASS POSSESSION CULT ORALEPICS-RRC-105.mpg (15:02) 655 MB OF WOMEN ORALEPICS-RRC-106.mpg (15:02) 669 MB SRI GPPALA NAIKAS HOUSE ORALEPICS-RRC-107.mpg (15:02) 671 MB MACHAR ORALEPICS-RRC-108.mpg (15:02) 609 MB

siri sandhi (Continuation from tape - 234) till 23:55 Possession of Gopala Naika begins Assistant kumaaras also get possessed Gopala Naika receives the areca flowers and comes round to the tuLasi kaTTe Possession of chief kumaara continues Possession of the siri women begins Assistant kumaaras receive the areca flower Possession of the assistant kumaaras siri women stand in a row siri women standing on the daliya The siri women are given areca flowers Intense possession by siri women A young person puts a ring to the finger of Gopala Naika Garlanding by several other men (0:15) A possessed old woman Gopala Naika oreating Possession by siri women - Singing sandhi Gopala Naika handed a possessed woman Gopala Naika enters his house (Prayer) Gopala Naika comes out of the house into the veranda where the Paliyodaliyo is held Siri women seated - a pause in the possession


327 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 235 PALIYODALIYA – MASS POSSESSION CULT OF WOMEN SRI GOPALA NAIK’S HOUSE MACHAR

Place: Machar, Ujire, Belthangadi Taluk Date: 29.12.1993 Video S-VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.327 DVD-S-VHS-327.mpg (0:22) 6.48 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-109.mpg (15:02) 671 MB PALIYODALIYA ORALEPICS-RRC-110.mpg (15:02) 673 MB MASS POSSESSION CULT ORALEPICS-RRC-111.mpg (15:02) 672 MB OF WOMEN ORALEPICS-RRC-112.mpg (15:02) 674 MB SRI GOPALA NAIKAS HOUSE ORALEPICS-RRC-113.mpg (15:02) 674 MB MACHAR ORALEPICS-RRC-114.mpg (18:00) 797 MB

siri women stand on the daliya again Possession of siri women restarts Possession by a young woman problems posed infront of Gopala Naika The young woman is introduced into the daliya. Receives the areca flower and steps he right leg into the daliya (cloth) Possession by the novice holding the areca flower Possession by another young woman (novice) treatment The young woman enters the daliya receives the areca flowers possession by the lady holding areca flower (3:30) Young boy offering a small lamp


328 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 236 PALIYODALIYA – MASS POSSESSION CULT OF WOMEN SRI GOPALA NAIK’S HOUSE MACHAR

Place: Machar, Ujire, Belthangadi Taluk Date: 29.12.1993 Video S-VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.328 DVD-S-VHS-328.mpg (0:46) 12.6 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-115.mpg (15:02) 673 MB PALIYODALIYA ORALEPICS-RRC-116.mpg (15:02) 672 MB MASS POSSESSION CULT OF ORALEPICS-RRC-117.mpg (15:02) 674 MB WOMEN ORALEPICS-RRC-118.mpg (15:02) 671 MB SRI GOPALA NAIKAS HOUSE ORALEPICS-RRC-119.mpg (15:02) 673 MB MACHAR ORALEPICS-RRC-120.mpg (15:02) 666 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-121.mpg ( 3:18) 147 MB

ORALEPICS HAR VS6

paliyodaliya ritual (continue'd from 235 tape) Different siri women of the daliya during the ritual in possession siri women in a row - holding areca flowers Assistant kumaaras Possession of kumaaras (Gopala Naika) to the tune of music (3:58) Assistant kumaaras holding the areca flower Row of siri women

The woman Long shot of veranda of Gopala Naika's house oral epics project director Prof. Lauri Honko weilding video camera Intense possession of a siri woman (4:08) A full row of siri women and two assistant kumaaras Intense possession of a siri woman (4:17) Intense possession of another siri woman An assistant kumaara makes the siri women to sit and rest All siri women get up for possession again (4:40) sandhi singing by kumaaras and siri women

Final movements of intense possession by all siri women. The women pay them salutations and the areca flower is made to thrown on to the ground

Intense possession of a woman (4:58) Final moments of possession on by kumaaras siri women after the possession gaddige girpuni - removing the seat of the God

Heap of areca flower. Gopala Naika and other kumaaras removing the garland around the neck (5:15) Landscape - river in the foreground and mountain (Kudremukh belt) in the background Prof. Lauri Honko and Mrs. Anelli Honko viewing the above landscape Landscape - Mountain peak in the background and water stream in the foreground A water stream by the side of road


329 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 237 ORALEPICS SIRI AALADE - NANDOLIGE – MUJALOTTU URKITOTTU - KEDINJE

Place: Nandalike, Karkala Taluk Date: 7.1.1994 Video S-VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.329 DVD-S-VHS-329.mpg (1:10) 11.7 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-122.mpg (15:02) 667 MB SIRI AALADE ORALEPICS-RRC-123.mpg (15:02) 672 MB NANDALIKE ORALEPICS-RRC-124.mpg (15:02) 671 MB MUJALOTTU ORALEPICS-RRC-125.mpg (15:02) 671 MB URKITOTTU ORALEPICS-RRC-126.mpg (15:02) 666 MB KEDINJE ORALEPICS-RRC-127.mpg (15:02) 668 MB

ORALEPICS HAR VS7

Members of the oral epics team near Nandolige. Team includes Gopala Naika, chief informant At a house near Nandolige - House of B. Vishwanatha Rai, Retd. District and session Judge. Discussion and Interview (9:32 to 9:42) Lauri Honko infront of Vishwanatha Rai's house Oral epics team moving towards Mujalottu through the backyard of Vishwanatha Rai's house. They cross the `toDame' the native bridge (10:08) toDame - the native bridge made of areca tree trunk Oral epics team approching mujalottu shrine Oral epic team is visit to Mujalottu shrine of Abbaga Dharaga (10:12). Interview with Vishwanatha Rai infront of the shrine Gopala Naika pay his salutation infront of the shrine Abbaga Dharaga shrine of Mujalottu. The teams leaves for Virabhadra temple The oral epics team approaches Veerabhadra temple Oral epics project members infront of the Veerabhadra temple at Mujalottu. Interview with Vishwanatha Rai Veerabhadra shrine of Mujalottu (10:34) Prof. Lauri Honko and Mrs. Anelli Honko in the field A flowering tree. A pappaya tree Direction board showing way to Kedinje Brahmalingeshwara temple Oral Epics team moving towards the temple (10:51) Members of the team inside the compound of Kedinje Brahmalingeshwara temple. Interview with Vishwanatha Rai Description by Gopala Naika. Description by Vishwanatha Rai Landscape outside the compounds of the temple The Brahmalingeshwara temple and the stone of brahma placed on a cliff infront of the temple Description by Vishwanatha Rai . Landscape overlooking the cliff Team at Abbayya Daaraya shrine Urkitottu – Kedinje Interview with Vishwanatha Rai Main house of Kedinje Paraari .Infront of the Abbayya Daraya Shrine at Urkitottu Special instructions and Board of the shrine. Description by Vishwanatha Rai Dr. Viveka Rai translates the special instructions hung on the wall Interview with a woman, Ammanni who impersonates Daaraga during the jaatre Inside the temple - Descriptions - the shrine Interview with Ammanni, the Daraga impersonator of Urkitottu A portion of place of Urkitottu. Descriptions by Gopala Naika also (11:34) Translations by Viveka Rai The priest of the temple Images of Abbaga-Daraga kept on a hanging cot (11:43) The floor of shrine beneath which the well is supposed to be hidden The shrine complex at Urkitottu Agricultural work performed infront of the temple (12:01) Holy pond of Abbaga Daraga called bakimar, now called kangimar and field where puukare is installed Oral epics team with informants (12:07). The field where a puukare is installed Oral epic team members at Nandolige (12:27) Inside Muddana memorial building - Meeting chief trustee of the temple Late Poet Muddana's chair Description of Muddana Memorial building by Nandalike Balachandra


330 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 237 ORALEPICS SIRI AALADE - NANDOLIGE – MUJALOTTU URKITOTTU - KEDINJE

Place: Nandalike, Karkala Taluk Date: 7.1.1994 Video S-VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.330 DVD-S-VHS-330.mpg (1:04) 10.7 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-128.mpg (15:02) 670 MB SIRI AALADE ORALEPICS-RRC-129.mpg (15:02) 668 MB NANDALIKE ORALEPICS-RRC-130.mpg (15:02) 666 MB MUJALOTTU ORALEPICS-RRC-131.mpg (15:02) 669 MB URKITOTTU ORALEPICS-RRC-132.mpg (15:02) 666 MB BOLAPARARI ORALEPICS-RRC-133.mpg (19:35) 866 MB

Description of Muddana Memorial building by Nandalike Balachandra Lauri Honko and members of Oral epics team go around the temple at Nandolige descriptions (12:44) A puukare is the middle of the rice field Descriptions near the pond by the chief trustee of the temple on Nandolige naalu saaNa Descriptions near the temle garbhaguDi Idol of Abbaga Daaraga (13:15) The cenne boards of Nandolige

Idol of Manjayya Heggade & Idols of Jaina Kings

Annappa Swamy shrine. Descriptions by Sundaram Hegde (13:24) Infront of the temple seat of the Minister Subba Rao, Seated. Descriptions (13:27) The seat of the minister at Nandolige naaga seat which was shifted & renovated Descriptions Old temple cart & carvings on it Abbaga Dharaga Shrine Shrine of Veerabhadra Swamy The temple of Nandolige (13:41) naalu kaaru nandigooNa - Bull with four legs about 700 years old khaDgeeshwari shrine and an old small idol (13:49)

The four shrines of Veerabhadra Abbaga-Dharaga nandigooNa and khaDgeeshwari Dr. Chinnappa Gowda interprets these shrines nandigooNa naalu saaNa, kshetrapaala (13:59) Description by Sundaram Hegde The caavaDi of Nandolige carvings on the ceiling, thrones, Heggade seat Bhuta idols on hanging cot dhuumavathi, aNnappa panjurli. panjurli inside the caavaDi Wood carvings on the ceiling of caavaDi. Also the seat and pallanquin An old wooden item, a pillar muhurta kamba which was laid symbolically the foundation stone in olden times tuunkaaNanda ujjaalu the swinging cot Weapons of near left behind by Panambur Marda Pergade description The weapons kept in a row Different portable idols of spirits An old shrine made of mud idols of Abbaga Daraga A naagabana in the middle of huge trees Information given regarding deyyandi bhuuta koola Family house Kedinje Parari and its legend. (16:00) It is believed that Sonne's brother-in-law's house was actually this house now occupied by Smt. Suguna Muttappa Rai Sonne had visited this house which is told in the siri epic

Ornaments used during bhuuta rituals

Same house (?) Abbanadka now colled Abaradka near Belmannu Temple. Every year ceNDu game and a bhuuta koola is held each year interview with Asst. teacher. Descriptions by Gopala Naika

Interview with Kariya of Pulanja near Bola Parari Also called Kollottu Parari Interview with Kala Hegde (17:24)

(Interview is contn'd in next tape - which is yet to be copied from oral epics Archieve at Turku, Finland. 15.11.95 HAR)

390 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 269 SIRI JAATRE HIRIYADKA NALKAITHAYI BHUTA SAANA – SAJIPA MANGURA PARAVA – WALK TOWARDS THE RITUAL SITE

Place: Hiriyadka, Sajipa, Belthangadi. Date: 15.4.1995, 9.5.1995. Video S-VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.390 DVD S-VHS-390.mpg (0:55) 9.30 MB SiriJatre-Hiriyadka-RRC-1.mpg (15:02) 669 MB SIRI JATRE - HIRIYADKA SiriJatre-Hiriyadka-RRC-2.mpg (15:02) 674 MB BHUTA DOC SiriJatre-Hiriyadka-RRC-3.mpg (15:02) 673 MB NALKAITHAYA SAANA SiriJatre-Hiriyadka-RRC-4.mpg (15:05) 676 MB SAJIPANADU BANTWAL SiriJatre-Hiriyadka-RRC-5.mpg (3:27) 150 MB BhutaDoc-RRC-11.mpg (15:02) 660 MB MANGURA PARAVA BhutaDoc-RRC-12.mpg (8:52) 397 MB WALK TOWARDS THE RITURL SITE

SIRI JAATRE HIRIYADKA

Devotees assembled in the Virabhadra temple complex of Hiriyadka Huge crowds of devotees and siri women in possession around the temple garbhaguDi siri women in possession in front of the temple garbhaguDi entrance A priest gives the areca flower to the possessed woman in front of garbhaguDi entrance Shouts of a possessed man Devotees giving kaaNike & also taking prasaada Crowds of devotees & siri woman inside the garbhaguDi complex (19:50) Possessed siri woman and kumaara in the temple complex Preparation for the bali and possessed women and kumaaras in front of the temple gate Huge crowds of devotees in front of the temple complex bali goes round the temple complex. Possessed woman in the procession The temple cart goes round the temple (21:05) Group of possessed women & siri in front of the temple gate The temple cart after taking a full round (21:09) Group of possessed siris in front of the temple gates The portable idol of god is taken out of the cart & taken inside the temple Group of possessed women in front of the temple gate

Row of women outside the temple complex by the road side Group of women belonging to Harijan caste (23:38 to 23:41)

Place where late Kargi Mundalthi a paaDdana singer used to get possessed during ritual The idol of the temple goes to the kaTTe on a cart (23:52)

393 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 271 SIRI JAATRE – HIRIYADKA

Place: Hiriyadka, Udupi District Date: 15.4.1995 Video S-VHS Collector: Lachendra DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.393 DVD S-VHS-393.mpg (0:15) 2.68 MB SiriJatre-Hiriyadka-RRC-6.mpg (15:02) 669 MB SIRI JAATRE - HIRIYADKA SiriJatre-Hiriyadka-RRC-7.mpg (15:02) 669 MB SiriJatre-Hiriyadka-RRC-8.mpg (15:02) 674 MB SiriJatre-Hiriyadka-RRC-9.mpg (15:02) 674 MB SiriJatre-Hiriyadka-RRC-10.mpg( 4:27) 197 MB

Women in possession around the temple complex Bali around the temple. siri women and devotees following it Women and kumaara in possession Bali around the temple & the group of devotees following it Possessed women and kumaaras Siri women in the procession bali and the cart going round the temple Group of possessed women in front of the temple gate.

412 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 281 BHUTA KOLA - NIDGAL

Place: Nidgal Siri Aalade, Belthangadi Taluk, D.K. Date: 28.3.1991 Video S-VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.412 DVD S-VHS-412.mpg (0:10) 1.83 MB Bhuta-Nidgal-RRC-1.mpg (15:02) 657 MB BHUTA KOLA NIDGAL Bhuta-Nidgal-RRC-2.mpg (15:02) 661 MB BHUTA MAKE OF Bhuta-Nidgal-RRC-3.mpg (15:02) 644 MB MANGURA PARAVA Bhuta-Nidgal-RRC-4.mpg (15:02) 642 MB Bhuta-Nidgal-RRC-5.mpg (15:02) 643 MB Bhuta-Nidgal-RRC-6.mpg (15:02) 612 MB

Preparation of Bhuta Kola Nidgal Bhuta Kola darshana Padiyari Bhuta make-up of Mangura Parava

413 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 281 BHUTA KOLA - NIDGAL

Place: Nidgal Siri Aalade, Belthangadi Taluk, D.K. Date: 28.3.1991 Video S-VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.413 DVD S-VHS-413.mpg (0:10) 1.70 MB BHUTA KOLA NIDGAL Bhuta-Nidgal-RRC-7.mpg (15:02) 628 MB BHUTA MAKE UP OF Bhuta-Nidgal-RRC-8.mpg (15:02) 577 MB MANGURA PARAVA Bhuta-Nidgal-RRC-9.mpg (15:02) 671 MB BHUTA PAADANA - Bhuta-Nidgal-RRC-10.mpg(15:02) 671 MB MANGURA PARAVA'S WIFE & Bhuta-Nidgal-RRC-11.mpg(15:02) 663 MB DAUGHTER Bhuta-Nidgal-RRC-12.mpg(19:25) 862 MB

Bhuta make-up of Mangura Parava Bhuta paaDdana – Mangura Parava’s wife and his daughter

414 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 282 BHUTA KOLA - NIDGAL

Place: Nidgal Siri Aalade, Belthangadi Taluk, D.K. Date: 28.3.1991 Video S-VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.414 DVD S-VHS-414.mpg (0:10) 1.77 MB Bhuta-Nidgal-RRC-13.mpg (15:02) 660 MB BHUTA KOLA NIDGAL Bhuta-Nidgal-RRC-14.mpg (15:02) 637 MB BHUTA PADDANA Bhuta-Nidgal-RRC-15.mpg (15:02) 669 MB Bhuta-Nidgal-RRC-16.mpg (15:02) 665 MB Bhuta-Nidgal-RRC-17.mpg (15:02) 608 MB Bhuta-Nidgal-RRC-18.mpg (15:02) 660 MB

Bhuta Kola, Nidgal

Bhuta paaddana

Bhuta Kola – Mangura Parava

415 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 282 BHUTA KOLA - NIDGAL

Place: Nidgal Siri Aalade, Belthangadi Taluk, D.K. Date: 29, 30.3.1991 Video S-VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.415 DVD S-VHS-415.mpg (0:10) 1.70 MB Bhuta-Nidgal-RRC-19.mpg (15:02) 666 MB BHUTA KOLA NIDGAL Bhuta-Nidgal-RRC-20.mpg (15:02) 672 MB BHUTA PADDANA Bhuta-Nidgal-RRC-21.mpg (15:02) 668 MB Bhuta-Nidgal-RRC-22.mpg (15:02) 670 MB SIRI JAATREBhuta-Nidgal-RRC-23.mpg (15:02) 660 MB Bhuta-Nidgal-RRC-24.mpg (18:53) 830 MB

Bhuta Kola, Nidgal Bhuta paaddana Bhuta Kola – Mangura Parava

416 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 283 BHUTA KOLA - NIDGAL SIRI JAATRE – MASS POSSESSION CULT OF WOMEN

Place: Nidgal Siri Aalade, Belthangadi Taluk, D.K. Date: 30.3.1991 Video S-VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.416 DVD S-VHS-416.mpg (0:11) 1.97 MB Bhuta-Nidgal-RRC-25.mpg (15:02) 624 MB BHUTA KOLA - NIDGAL Bhuta-Nidgal-RRC-26.mpg (15:02) 633 MB BHUTA PADDANA Bhuta-Nidgal-RRC-27.mpg (15:02) 667 MB SIRI JAATRE - NIDGAL Bhuta-Nidgal-RRC-28.mpg (15:02) 666 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-1.mpg (15:02) 669 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-2.mpg (15:02) 628 MB

Bhuta Kola Nidgal Bhuta paaDdana – Mangura Parava’s wife and his daughter SIRI JAATRE – MASS POSSESSION CULT OF WOMEN Siri Jaatre – Nidgal Siri Aalade


417 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 283 SIRI JAATRE – MASS POSSESSION CULT OF WOMEN

Place: Nidgal Siri Aalade, Belthangadi Taluk, D.K. Date: 30.3.1991 Video S-VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.417 DVD S-VHS-417.mpg (0:08) 1.45 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-3.mpg (15:02) 663 MB SIRI JAATRE - NIDGAL Siri-Jatre-RRC-4.mpg (15:02) 656 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-5.mpg (15:02) 669 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-6.mpg (15:02) 667 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-7.mpg (15:02) 671 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-8.mpg (15:02) 658 MB

Siri Jaatre – Nidgal Siri Aalade 418 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 284 SIRI JAATRE – MASS POSSESSION CULT OF WOMEN

Place: Nidgal Siri Aalade, Belthangadi Taluk, D.K. Date: 30.3.1991 Video S-VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.418 DVD S-VHS-418.mpg (0:08) 1.45 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-9.mpg (15:02) 669 MB SIRI JAATRE Siri-Jatre-RRC-10.mpg (15:02) 654 MB NIDGAL SIRI AALADESiri-Jatre-RRC-11.mpg (15:02) 656 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-12.mpg (15:02) 667 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-13.mpg (15:02) 671 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-14.mpg (15:02) 665 MB

Siri Jaatre – Nidgal Siri Aalade


419 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 284 SIRI JAATRE – MASS POSSESSION CULT OF WOMEN

Place: Nidgal Siri Aalade, Belthangadi Taluk, D.K. Date: 30.3.1991 & 1.4.91 Video S-VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.419 DVD S-VHS-419.mpg (0:11) 1.90 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-15.mpg (15:02) 646 MB SIRI JAATRE Siri-Jatre-RRC-16.mpg (13:27) 600 MB NIDGAL SIRI AALADE Siri-Jatre-RRC-17.mpg (15:02) 673 MB KODIMARA REMOVING Siri-Jatre-RRC-18.mpg (15:02) 673 MB TULAABHARA Siri-Jatre-RRC-19.mpg (15:02) 664 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-20.mpg (13:40) 610 MB

Siri Jaatre – Nidgal Siri Aalade

Bhuta Kola ‘Kodimara’ removing ‘tulaabhaara’ 447 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 301 SIRI JAATRE – MASS POSSESSION CULT OF WOMEN

Place: Kutrottu & Urumbidottu, Belthangady Taluk, D.K. Date: 22,23.2.1997 Video S-VHS Collector: Lachendra DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.447 DVD S-VHS-447.mpg (0:41) 26.2 MB SIRI JAATRE Siri-Jatre-RRC-1.mpg (15:02) 625 MB MASS POSSESSION CULT OF WOMEN Siri-Jatre-RRC-2.mpg (15:02) 674 MB LANDSCAPE - GADAYIKALLU Siri-Jatre-RRC-3.mpg (15:02) 674 MB KUMARA & ABBAYYA DARAYA Siri-Jatre-RRC-4.mpg (15:02) 674 MB ARE OFFERED MILK

Landscape of Gadayikal (or Jamalabad) peak in the foregorund and Kudremukh hill range in the background Procession from the temple the house of the priest of the temple. The procession consists priests of the temple and the priest of the spirit panjurli (20:18) At the house of the priest Abbaya and Daaraya Procession arrives and preparation at the priests home (20:24) Kumaara and Abbaya and Daaraya are offered milk before the start of ritual The Kumaara receives the prasada and the impersonator of Abbaya Daaraya receives the flowers from the priest Prayer by the priest Possession by the Kumaara and Abbaya and Daaraya begins Kumaara starts the siri sandhi (20:30) Abbaya Daaraya begin their sandhi The temple priest takes the areca flower and the cenne board placed on the chair near tuLasi kaTTe The areca flower and the cenne board is given to the impersonator of Kumaara All come round the tuLasi kaTTe The procession leaves the house of the temple priest and proceeds back towards the temple The procession at the temple premiss (20:46) Procession infront of the temple. Procession goes round the temple Possession by the panjurli paatri infront of the temple (20:56) Oracle by the paatri of panjurli

Kumaara and Abbaya Daaraya now come to the elevated place near the temple to play the cenne game. Possession infront of a shrine situalted near the cenne game spot (21:12)

Impersonator of Abbaya Daaraya and Kumara sit on the floor and prepare for the cenne game

sandhi begins (21:14)

448 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 301 SIRI JAATRE – MASS POSSESSION CULT OF WOMEN

Place: Kutrottu & Urumbidottu, Belthangady Taluk, D.K. Date: 22,23.2.1997 Video S-VHS Collector: Lachendra DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.448 DVD S-VHS-448.mpg (0:22) 3.78 MB SIRI JAATRE Siri-Jatre-RRC-5.mpg (15:02) 674 MB MASS POSSESSION CULT Siri-Jatre-RRC-6.mpg (15:02) 674 MB OF WOMEN Siri-Jatre-RRC-7.mpg (15:01) 669 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-8.mpg (11:20) 509 MB

cenne gobbune (cenne game)

Kumaara gives the areca flower to Abbaya and Daraaya impersonators cenne game ends and the Kumaara and Abbaya Daaraya proceed towards the temple (21:58) They come round the shrine Before the sanctum sanctorum possession siri sandhi continues infront of the sanctum sanctorum Kumara ends the sandhi and his possession also ends siri women after the end of their possession (22:15) procession of the Kumaraas to the play the cenne game and the cenne game Procession back to the temple Few rows of women getting possessed during the siri jaatre

479 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 318, 319 SUBTILITY OF CERTAIN RAGAS SIRI JAATRE - ATRIJAL

Date: 1.2.1998 & 13.3.1998 Video S-VHS Collector: Lachendra Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra RRC S-VHS DVD NO.479 Raagas-RRC-4.mpg (7:49 ) 345 MB SIRI JAATRE ATRIJAL SiriJatre-RRC-1.mpg(15:02) 659 MB BIGINING THE BALI SiriJatre-RRC-2.mpg(15:02) 670 MB KODAMANITTAYA KOLA SiriJatre-RRC-3.mpg(11:19) 505 MB POSSESION-SIRI WOMEN & KUMARA

CASSETTE – 319 SIRI JAATRE - ATRIJAL

Place: Atrijal, Belthangady. Date: 12,13.3.1998

Temple surroundings. Mountain range infront of it Shrine of staLa kumaara. Distribution of prasada infront of it. siri women infront of the shrine spot where the siri women sit before the start of festival Begining of bali. siri women, kumaara coming round the sanctum sanctorum bali around the temple complex. siri women and kumaara take part in the bali Organizer of the festival hands over the areca to kumaara and siri womenbali around the temple Spirit worship: koDamantaaya bhuuta koola during the festival infront of the temple steps Possession by siri women and kumaara 502 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 334 ORALEPICS – ‘SIRI SANDHI’ BOOK RELEASE

Place: Muddana Mantap, M.G.M. College, Udupi. Date: 28.3.1999 Video S-VHS Collector: Lachendra Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.502 DVD S-VHS-502.mpg (0:30) 5.13 MB ORALEPICS ORALEPICS-RRC-1.mpg (15:02) 669 MB 'SIRI SANDHI' ORALEPICS-RRC-2.mpg (15:02) 672 MB BOOK RELEASE FUNCTION ORALEPICS-RRC-3.mpg (15:02) 672 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-4.mpg (15:02) 669 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-5.mpg (15:02) 658 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-6.mpg (15:02) 669 MB

ORALEPICS LAC VS1 Book releasing ceremony of Siri Epic-as performed by Sri Gopala Naika. Lighting decoration of M.G.M. College New Building Members of the Trust waiting to receive the chief guests Arrival of Dharmadhikari Dr.D. Veerendra Heggade Arrival of Benjamin Basin, Ambassador of Finland in India, welcomed with garland Procession (from M.G.M. College, main building) Bust statue of Dr.T.M.A. Pai Being garlanded by Ambassador Basin Guests take their seats on the dais The function is compared by Dr. Sripathi Rao Prayer by Sri Gopala Naik, Machar Welcome address by Sri K.K. Pai Garlanding the chief guests Brief out line of the project by Dr. Lauri Honko, Finland Speech by Prof. B.A. Viveka Rai (some of the experiences of the project) Releasing the Siri epic 3 Volumes of the Book Sri Benjamin Bassin Honoring Sri Gopala Naika, the performer of Siri epic Benjamin Basin, Ambassador delivers his address

503 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 334 ORALEPICS – ‘SIRI SANDHI’ BOOK RELEASE

Place: Muddana Mantap, M.G.M. College, Udupi. Date: 28.3.1999 Video S-VHS Collector: Lachendra Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.503 DVD S-VHS-503.mpg (0:27) 4.62 MB ORALEPICS ORALEPICS-RRC-7.mpg (15:02) 673 MB 'SIRI SANDHI' ORALEPICS-RRC-8.mpg (15:02) 670 MB BOOK RELEASE FUNCTION ORALEPICS-RRC-9.mpg (15:02) 673 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-10.mpg (15:02) 673 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-11.mpg (11:20) 508 MB

Benjamin Basin, Ambassador delivers his address

Prof. Gopal, Vice-Chancellor of Mangalore University offers his felicitation Sri Veerendra Heggade honours chief guest Ambassador Basin on behalf of the Academy of General Education Honors bestowed on Prof.Lauri Honko and other members of the team who worked on the Project of tantalization of siri epic Presidential address by Dr. D.Veerendra Hegde Dharmadhikari of Dharmasthala Honoring Dr.Lauri Honko and Anneli Honko on behalf of Dr. Veerendra Heggade Presentation of ring to Sri Gopala Naika on behalf of Dr.Veerendra Hegde Vote of thanks by Prof.K.S.Haridasa Bhat, Director, RRC. siri sandhi sung by Sri Gopala Naika Proceedings of seminar on siri epic Prof. Lauri Honko of Kalevala institute, Finland and Viveka Rai, Mangalore University addressing the South Indian Scholars

504 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 335 KANGULU DANCE & RAJASTHANI FOLK SONGS

Place: Muddana Mantap, M.G.M. College, Udupi. Date: 29.3.1999 Video S-VHS Collector: Lachendra Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra RRC S-VHS DVD NO.504 DVD S-VHS-504.mpg (0:15) 2.68 MB KANGULU DANCE ORALEPICS-RRC-12.mpg (15:02) 673 MB RAJASTHANI FOLK SONGS ORALEPICS-RRC-13.mpg (15:02) 674 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-14.mpg (15:02) 674 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-15.mpg (15:02) 674 MB

506 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 336 SIRI JAATRE – MASS POSSESSION CULT OF WOMEN

Place: Jeragudde, Beluvai Via Mudabidre Date: 30-31.3.1999 Video S-VHS Collector: Lachendra Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.506 DVD S-VHS-506.mpg 8.68 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-20.mpg (15:02) 651 MBSIRI JAATRE ORALEPICS-RRC-21.mpg (15:02) 655 MBMASS POSSESSION CULT ORALEPICS-RRC-22.mpg (15:02) 671 MBOF WOMEN ORALEPICS-RRC-23.mpg (15:02) 655 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-24.mpg (15:02) 666 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-25.mpg (15:02) 671 MB

Jeragudde temple and surroundings. Mujimale hill range and Kodanjekallu peaks are also seen Shri Shambulingeshwara temple of Jeragudde Inside the temple complex: Brahmalingeeshwara shrine & idol inside Shrine of kumaaraswaami and the statue inside nandigoaNa statue and caavaDi naaga stones

The procession of the ceNDu (foot ball) game comes out of the shrine of Jeragudde & proceeds to the spot of the game. The priest of the temple accompanies the person holding the ceNDu (17:45) The procession arrives at the playground and the priest of the temple kicks the ball Children play ceNDu The ceNDu is taken back to the temple in the procession A view of the playground which is few yards away down the hill The procession returns to the temple Interview with the priest of the temple Sri K.K. Tantri Interviewed by Prof.Lauri Honko. Harshavardhan helps in translation Location of siri shrine and its statue inside Location of Abbaga & Daaraga shrine and the statues inside rangapuuje ritual (21:02) The staLa kumaara is being prepared for the darshana ritual (inside the sanctum sanctorum yard) (22:43)

A drummer of the temple plays his drum (22:48) The scene in the yard of sanctum sanctorum before the start of the ritual The musicians play their instruments before the start of the ritual The kumaara paatri comes near the sanctum sanctorum and receives the areca flower from the chief priest of the temple kumaara gets possessed

A temple priest recites shlooka in Sanskrit suttu baLi around the yard of sanctum sanctorum The musicians, kumaara paatri, and the priest holding the idol of God come out into the outer yard of the temple. The priest mounts the portable idol of God over his head. (23:09) kumaara paatri begins his sandhi suttubali around the outer yard (This item continues in the collection of another cameraman, Collector Code: LAC) suttubali around the outer yard of the temple

507 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 336 SIRI JAATRE – MASS POSSESSION CULT OF WOMEN

Place: Jeragudde, Beluvai Via Mudabidre Date: 30-31.3.1999 Video S-VHS Collector: Lachendra Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.507 DVD S-VHS-507.mpg (0:57) 9.65 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-26.mpg (15:02) 671 MB SIRI JAATRE ORALEPICS-RRC-27.mpg (15:02) 630 MB MASS POSSESSION CULT ORALEPICS-RRC-28.mpg (15:02) 667 MB OF WOMEN ORALEPICS-RRC-29.mpg (15:02) 669 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-30.mpg (15:02) 669 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-31.mpg (18:35) 822 MB

suttubali around the outer yard of the temple kumaara comes round the temple yard along with the paatri who is holding the portable idol of God sandhi by kumaara candramaNDalootsava the portable idol of God is kept on the temple cart and pulled around the temple outer yard. The portable idol of God is brought to the amboDigobbu

The performers of amboDi gobbu praying infront of the temple The chief priest gives tiirta to the devotees (0:45) sandhi singing by the staLa kumaara in front of the temple door Possession by the kumara. sandhi by the kumaara. He issues prasaadam kumaara issues prasaadam to two persons who hold control of the bull and he pulls the bull's rope for a few seconds Intense possession by kumaara. Later he is helped by his assistance as he falls t the ground and ends his possession (0:59) kumaara removes his ornaments and wears his normal ware (1:00 AM) (End of the rituals of 30th March)

The sacred bull (11:10) garbhaguDi - Sanctum Sanctorum of the temple The chief priest holds the cenne board in his hand, prays and hands over the cenne board to celibate boys from Brahmin community Brahmin boys take the cenne board to the abbaga daaraga shrine in a procession Cenne game inside the abbaga daaraga shrine cenne board is brought back to the temple and returned to the priest infront of the sanctum sanctorum

The chief priest issues prasaadam to the two Brahmin boys who played cenne garbhaguDi - Sanctum Sanctorum of the temple Musicians playing their instruments outside the sanctum sanctorum suttubali first around the inner yard and then at the outer yard of the temple complex. However, kumaara is not present for this day's suttu bali ritual Few women visit the siri shrine in the temple complex Women at the naaga shrine receive prasaadam A puuja is performed on the idol of God in front of cooked rice at ugraaNa where mass feeding takes place The portable idol of God is brought back to the temple A new pallanquin donated to the temple by a devotee The idol of Shambulingeshwara inside the sanctum sanctorum Procession for the ceNDu game to the place where the game is to be played Ball is kept on the ground and a ritual is performed. After that the chief priest of the temple kicks the ball to start the game (16:51) The ceNDu game

508 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 337 SIRI JAATRE – MASS POSSESSION CULT OF WOMEN

Place: Jeragudde, Beluvai Via Mudabidre Date: 30-31.3.1999 Video S-VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.508 DVD S-VHS-508.mpg (0:36) 6.03 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-32.mpg (15:02) 655 MB SIRI JAATRE ORALEPICS-RRC-33.mpg (15:02) 673 MB MASS POSSESSION CULT ORALEPICS-RRC-34.mpg (15:02) 674 MB OF WOMEN ORALEPICS-RRC-35.mpg (15:02) 674 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-36.mpg (15:02) 674 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-37.mpg (15:02) 672 MB

HAR VS 15 (This video camera concentrated only on the possession ritual of siri women excluding the temple rituals like bali, utsava etc. simultaneously held at the time of possession by siri women.)

siri women, their relatives and other devotees Devotees visit the abbaga daaraga shrine The place (in front of the temple) where the in front of the Shambulingeshwara temple before siri women will be standing for the daliya the start of the night's ritual. Two rows of women seated on the ground in front of the Abbaga-Daaraga shrine. The women belong to the lower caste community. The siri women who stand for the daliya are given prasaadam before the start of the ritual (23:40) Rows of siri women seated before the start of the possession ritual. These groups stand opposite the door of the temple.(23:42) kumaara paatris getting ready for the ritual (23:50) kumaara and siri women prepare to stand in the daliya. Few siri women welcome kumaara The kumaaras face the temple and get possessed as the bali starts (bali as in previous night's performance around the temple). They also start singing the sandhi. kumaaras then go to the siri women, make them stand in the daliya and induce possession on them (0:10) Possession of siri women kumaaras begin as they sing the sandhi


509 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 337 SIRI JAATRE – MASS POSSESSION CULT OF WOMEN

Place: Jeragudde, Beluvai Via Mudabidre Date: 1.4.1999 Video S-VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.509 DVD S-VHS-509.mpg (0:43) 7.22 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-38.mpg (15:02) 644 MB SIRI JAATREORALEPICS-RRC-39.mpg (15:02) 673 MB MASS POSSESSION CULT ORALEPICS-RRC-40.mpg (15:02) 673 MB OF WOMEN ORALEPICS-RRC-41.mpg (15:02) 671 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-42.mpg (15:02) 674 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-43.mpg (10:25) 460 MB

A kumaara tries to find out to which spirit the young woman (a novice) is possessed. Two kumaaras face the temple as the paatri who holds the idol of God comes near the gate of the temple Paucity. The kumaaras & siri women take rest (1:48) The deity carried on the head by a paatri is brought to the katte (pajjimaDaloguNDa) and placed on it. A puuja is performed The possession of siri women and kumaaras begins again after a pause (4:25) The daliya of a group ends as they proceed towards the pajjimaDalaguNDo, which is set up nearby on the katte. This is the place where all relinquish the flower in their hand birippune - at the pajjimaDalaguNDo the siri women of one group surrender the areca flowers. The kumaaras of that group also give away the flowers

Heap of areca flowers on the ground (5:44) The second group of siri women and kumaaras proceed for the birippune ritual (6:14)

birippune - giving away of flowers at the pajjimaDalagunDo. The kumaaras of the group also relinquish the flowers (6:16)

As daybreaks the staLa kumaara comes to surrender the flower. He is accompanied by the authorities and Musicians of the temple (6:17)

At the pajjimaDala guNDa the kumaara sings the sandhi. He issues prasadam to few temple authorities who participate in the ritual

The staLa kumaara reaches a state of intense possession and he too relinquishes the areca flower (6:27)

The third group which was standing for daliya in another part of the temple also comes near the pajjimaDalagunDo.

(Standing of this a group in the daliya is not shot an Video)                                        

Surrendering of flowers by the third group

The scene outside the temple in the early morning hours of 1st of April after the ending of ritual The heap of relinquished areca flowers (6:32)

510 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 338 SIRI JAATRE – MASS POSSESSION CULT OF WOMEN

Place: Jeragudde, Beluvai via Mudabidre Date: 30-31.3.1999 Video S-VHS Collector: Lachendra Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.510 DVD S-VHS-510.mpg (0:21) 3.58 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-44.mpg (15:02) 660 MB SIRI JAATREORALEPICS-RRC-45.mpg (15:02) 671 MB MASS POSSESSION CULT ORALEPICS-RRC-46.mpg (15:02) 672 MB OF WOMEN ORALEPICS-RRC-47.mpg (15:02) 671 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-48.mpg (15:02) 668 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-49.mpg (15:02) 672 MB

ORALEPICS LAC VS5

Arrival in temple after conclusion of ball game Perambulation in the inner yard accompanied by Nandigona (after the ball game) Women moving around the sanctum in the inner yard before standing in the daliya Perambulation in the inner yard along with the deity in the company of kumaara & naagapaatri kumaaras receiving prasadam before getting into trance kumaara and naagapaatri are going round in the outer yard accompanying the image of the deity Trance of siri - kumaaras in daliya, pronouncements, sandhi, appeals, solutions etc.

511 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 338 SIRI JAATRE – MASS POSSESSION CULT OF WOMEN

Place: Jeragudde, Beluvai via Mudabidre Date: 1.4.1999 Video S-VHS Collector: Lachendra Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.511 DVD S-VHS-511.mpg (0:14) 2.39 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-50.mpg (15:02) 672 MB SIRI JAATREORALEPICS-RRC-51.mpg (15:02) 660 MB MASS POSSESSION CULT ORALEPICS-RRC-52.mpg (15:02) 672 MB OF WOMEN ORALEPICS-RRC-53.mpg (15:02) 669 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-54.mpg (15:02) 672 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-55.mpg (15:02) 795 MB

siri women (Harijans) taking rest in the course of siri trance Visit to Abbaga-Daraga guNDa (Shrine) by staLa kumaara (Impersonator Shyama Shetty) siri daliya of Harijans - siri darshana by kumara pronouncements, trial, suggesting solutions etc.

512 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 339 SIRI JAATRE – MASS POSSESSION CULT OF WOMEN

Place: Jeragudde, Beluvai Via Mudabidre Date: 1.4.1999 Video S-VHS Collector: Lachendra Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra RRC S-VHS DVD NO.512 DVD S-VHS-512.mpg (0:11) 1.97 MB ORALEPICS-RRC-56.mpg (15:02) 671MB SIRI JAATRE ORALEPICS-RRC-57.mpg (15:02) 667MB MASS POSSESSION CULT ORALEPICS-RRC-58.mpg (1:54) 81.2MB OF WOMEN

ORALEPICS LAC VS6 Continued siri darshana DVD No. 511 Relinquishing the areca flowers - birippune by the of lower caste group

513 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 340 SIRI SANDHI – SHYAMA SHETTY, JERAGUDDE

Place: Jeragudde, D.K. Date: 6.4.1999 Video S-VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.513 DVD S-VHS-513.mpg Siri-Sandhi-RRC-1.mpg (15:02) 626 MB RECITATION OF Siri-Sandhi-RRC-2.mpg (15:02) 610 MB SIRI SANDHI Siri-Sandhi-RRC-3.mpg (15:02) 611 MB BY SHYAMA SHETTY Siri-Sandhi-RRC-4.mpg (15:02) 619 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-5.mpg (15:02) 643 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-6.mpg (15:02) 648 MB

ORALEPICS HAR VS16 Recitation of siri sandhi by Shyama Shetty

514 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 340 SIRI SANDHI – SHYAMA SHETTY, JERAGUDDE

Place: Jeragudde, D.K. Date: 6.4.1999 Video S-VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.514 DVD S-VHS-514.mpg (0:10) 1.70 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-7.mpg (15:02) 647 MB RECITATION OF Siri-Sandhi-RRC-8.mpg (15:02) 526 MB SIRI SANDHI Siri-Sandhi-RRC-9.mpg (15:02) 540 MB BY SHYAMA SHETTY Siri-Sandhi-RRC-10.mpg(15:02) 580 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-11.mpg(15:02) 566 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-12.mpg(15:46) 595 MB

ORALEPICS HAR VS16 Recitation of siri sandhi by Shyama Shetty

515 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 341 SIRI SANDHI – SHYAMA SHETTY, JERAGUDDE

Place: Jeragudde, D.K. Date: 6-7.4.1999 Video S-VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.515 DVD S-VHS-515.mpg (0:10) 1.83 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-13.mpg (15:02) 554 MB RECITATION OF Siri-Sandhi-RRC-14.mpg (15:02) 557 MB SIRI SANDHI Siri-Sandhi-RRC-15.mpg (15:02) 550 MB BY SHYAMA SHETTY Siri-Sandhi-RRC-16.mpg (15:02) 559 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-17.mpg (15:02) 581 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-18.mpg (15:02) 571 MB

ORALEPICS HAR VS17 Recitation of siri sandhi continued from DVD-514

Continuation of siri sandhi after Lunch

516 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 341 SIRI SANDHI – SHYAMA SHETTY, JERAGUDDE

Place: Jeragudde, D.K. Date: 7.4.1999 Video S-VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.516 DVD S-VHS-516.mpg (0:13) 2.25 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-19.mpg (15:02) 577 MB RECITATION OF Siri-Sandhi-RRC-20.mpg (15:02) 552 MB SIRI SANDHI Siri-Sandhi-RRC-21.mpg (15:02) 669 MB BY SHYAMA SHETTY Siri-Sandhi-RRC-22.mpg (15:02) 672 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-23.mpg (15:02) 672 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-24.mpg (19:05) 854 MB

Interview (and explanations) with Shyama Shetty by Dr. Ashok Alva and Prof. Lauri Honko

siri sandhi continues Interview (and explanations) with Sri Shyama Shetty by Dr. Ashok Alva, Prof. Lauri Honko and Harshavardhan Bhat siri sandhi continues

517 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 342 SIRI SANDHI – SHYAMA SHETTY, JERAGUDDE

Place: Jeragudde, D.K. Date: 7.4.1999 Video S-VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.517 DVD S-VHS-517.mpg (0:14) 8.74 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-25.mpg (15:02) 669 MB RECITATION OF Siri-Sandhi-RRC-26.mpg (15:02) 672 MB SIRI SANDHI Siri-Sandhi-RRC-27.mpg (15:02) 673 MB BY SHYAMA SHETTY Siri-Sandhi-RRC-28.mpg (15:02) 673 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-29.mpg (15:02) 674 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-30.mpg (15:02) 680 MB

ORALEPICS HAR VS18 Recitation of siri sandhi continues siri sandhi continues

Pause siri sandhi continues Interview (and explanation) with Sri Shyama Shetty by Dr. Ashok Alva and Prof. Lauri Honko siri sandhi continues


518 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 342 SIRI SANDHI – SHYAMA SHETTY, JERAGUDDE

Place: Jeragudde, D.K. Date: 7.4.1999 Video S-VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.518 DVD S-VHS-518.mpg (0:12) 2.12 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-31.mpg (15:02) 673 MB RECITATION OF Siri-Sandhi-RRC-32.mpg (15:02) 673 MB SIRI SANDHI Siri-Sandhi-RRC-33.mpg (15:02) 673 MB BY SHYAMA SHETTY Siri-Sandhi-RRC-34.mpg (15:02) 673 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-35.mpg (15:02) 631 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-36.mpg (15:02) 607 MB

Recitation of siri sandhi continues

Interview with Sri Shyama Shetty. Interviewer: Dr. Lauri Honko and Dr. Ashok Alva

siri sandhi continues (11.4.1999 time 11.33)

519 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 343 SIRI SANDHI – SHYAMA SHETTY, JERAGUDDE

Place: Jeragudde, D.K. Date: 11.4.1999 Video S-VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.519 DVD S-VHS-519.mpg (0:10) 1.70 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-37.mpg (15:02) 533 MB RECITATION OF Siri-Sandhi-RRC-38.mpg (15:02) 524 MB SIRI SANDHI Siri-Sandhi-RRC-39.mpg (15:02) 536 MB BY SHYAMA SHETTY Siri-Sandhi-RRC-40.mpg (15:02) 531 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-41.mpg (15:02) 514 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-42.mpg (15:02) 548 MB

ORALEPICS HAR VS19 Recitation of siri sandhi continues

520 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 343 SIRI SANDHI – SHYAMA SHETTY, JERAGUDDE

Place: Jeragudde, D.K. Date: 11.4.1999 Video S-VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.520 DVD S-VHS-520.mpg (0:13) 2.26 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-43.mpg (15:02) 591 MB RECITATION OF Siri-Sandhi-RRC-44.mpg (15:02) 592 MB SIRI SANDHI Siri-Sandhi-RRC-45.mpg (15:02) 651 MB BY SHYAMA SHETTY Siri-Sandhi-RRC-46.mpg (15:02) 598 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-47.mpg (15:02) 663 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-48.mpg (15:02) 621 MB

Recitation of siri sandhi continues

Discussion with Sri Shyama Shetty by Dr. Ashok Alva and Harshavardhan Bhat

siri sandhi continues Pause and discussion siri sandhi continues

521 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 344 SIRI SANDHI – SHYAMA SHETTY, JERAGUDDE

Place: Jeragudde, D.K. Date: 20.4.1999 Video S-VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.521 DVD S-VHS-521.mpg (0:12) 2.04 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-49.mpg (15:02) 625 MB RECITATION OF Siri-Sandhi-RRC-50.mpg (15:02) 597 MB SIRI SANDHI BY Siri-Sandhi-RRC-51.mpg (15:02) 591 MB SHYAMA SHETTY Siri-Sandhi-RRC-52.mpg (15:02) 600 MBINTERVIEW WITH SHYAMA SHETTY Siri-Sandhi-RRC-53.mpg (15:02) 651 MBINTERVIEWED BY DR.ASHOK ALVA Siri-Sandhi-RRC-54.mpg (3.38) 156 MB

ORALEPICS HAR VS20 Pause and testing of Microphone

Recitation of siri sandhi continues Interview with Sri Shyama Shetty. Interviewed by Dr. Ashok Alva

550 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 360 SIRI SANDHI BY SMT. KARGI SHEDTHY

Place: Balanja, Belthangady Taluk Date: 1.11.1999 Video S-VHS Collector: Lachendra Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.550 DVD S-VHS-550.mpg (0:08) 5.03 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-1.mpg (15:02) 673 MB SIRI SANDHI BY Siri-Sandhi-RRC-2.mpg (15:02) 673 MB SMT. KARGI SHEDTHY Siri-Sandhi-RRC-3.mpg (15:02) 673 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-4.mpg (15:02) 674 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-5.mpg (15:02) 674 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-6.mpg (15:02) 673 MB

LAC VS1 Recitation of siri sandhi by Smt. Kargi Shedthy

551 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 360 SIRI SANDHI BY SMT. KARGI SHEDTHY

Place: Balanja, Belthangady Taluk Date: 1.11.1999 Video S-VHS Collector: Lachendra Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.551 DVD S-VHS-551.mpg (0:09) 5.80 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-7.mpg (15:02) 674 MB SIRI SANDHI BY Siri-Sandhi-RRC-8.mpg (15:02) 673 MB SMT. KARGI SHEDTHY Siri-Sandhi-RRC-9.mpg (15:02) 674 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-10.mpg (15:02) 673 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-11.mpg (15:02) 596 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-12.mpg (18:04) 724 MB

LAC VS1 Recitation of siri sandhi by Smt. Kargi Shedthy 552 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 361 SIRI SANDHI BY SMT. KARGI SHEDTHY

Place: Balanja, Belthangady Taluk Date: 2.11.1999 Video S-VHS Collector: Lachendra Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.552 DVD S-VHS-552.mpg (0:11) 7.22 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-13.mpg (15:02) 603 MB SIRI SANDHI BY Siri-Sandhi-RRC-14.mpg (15:02) 667 MB SMT. KARGI SHEDTHY Siri-Sandhi-RRC-15.mpg (15:02) 673 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-16.mpg (15:02) 674 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-17.mpg (15:02) 673 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-18.mpg (15:02) 673 MB

LAC VS2 Recitation of siri sandhi by Smt. Kargi Shedthy

Pause (Discussion) siri sandhi continued by Smt. Kargi Shedthy (2.11.99)


553 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 361 SIRI SANDHI BY SMT. KARGI SHEDTHY

Place: Balanja, Belthangady Taluk Date: 2.11.1999 Video S-VHS Collector: Lachendra Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.553 DVD S-VHS-553.mpg (0:09) 6.14 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-19.mpg (15:02) 674 MB SIRI SANDHI BY Siri-Sandhi-RRC-20.mpg (15:02) 674 MB SMT. KARGI SHEDTHY Siri-Sandhi-RRC-21.mpg (15:02) 674 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-22.mpg (15:02) 674 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-23.mpg (15:02) 674 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-24.mpg (18:23) 828 MB

LAC VS2 Recitation of siri sandhi by Smt. Kargi Shedthy

554 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 362 SIRI SANDHI BY SMT. KARGI SHEDTHY

Place: Balanja, Belthangady Taluk Date: 2.11.1999 Video S-VHS Collector: Lachendra Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.554 DVD S-VHS-554.mpg (0:10) 6.12 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-25.mpg (15:02) 674 MB SIRI SANDHI BY Siri-Sandhi-RRC-26.mpg (15:02) 674 MB SMT. KARGI SHEDTHY Siri-Sandhi-RRC-27.mpg (15:02) 672 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-28.mpg (15:02) 672 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-29.mpg (15:02) 673 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-30.mpg (15:02) 672 MB

LAC VS3 Recitation of siri sandhi by Smt. Kargi Shedthy

555 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 362 SIRI SANDHI BY SMT. KARGI SHEDTHY

Place: Balanja, Belthangady Taluk Date: 2.11.1999 Video S-VHS Collector: Lachendra Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.555 DVD S-VHS-555.mpg (0:11) 6.72 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-31.mpg (15:02) 673 MB SIRI SANDHI BY Siri-Sandhi-RRC-32.mpg (15:02) 672 MB SMT. KARGI SHEDTHY Siri-Sandhi-RRC-33.mpg (15:02) 672 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-34.mpg (15:02) 668 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-35.mpg (15:02) 659 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-36.mpg (17:23) 780 MB

LAC VS3 Recitation of siri sandhi by Smt. Kargi Shedthy

siri sandhi continued (3.11.99 - 8.45 A.M)

556 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 363 SIRI SANDHI BY SMT. KARGI SHEDTHY

Place: Balanja, Belthangady Taluk Date: 3.11.1999 Video S-VHS Collector: Lachendra Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.556 DVD S-VHS-556.mpg (0:09) 5.93 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-37.mpg (15:02) 673 MB SIRI SANDHI BY Siri-Sandhi-RRC-38.mpg (15:02) 674 MB KARGI SHEDTHY Siri-Sandhi-RRC-39.mpg (15:02) 675 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-40.mpg (15:02) 674 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-41.mpg (15:02) 674 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-42.mpg (15:02) 674 MB

LAC VS4 Recitation of siri sandhi by Smt. Kargi Shedthy

557 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 363 SIRI SANDHI BY SMT. KARGI SHEDTHY

Place: Balanja, Belthangady Taluk Date: 3.11.1999 Video S-VHS Collector: Lachendra Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.557 DVD S-VHS-557.mpg (0:09) 6.05 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-43.mpg (15:02) 674 MB SIRI SANDHI BY Siri-Sandhi-RRC-44.mpg (15:02) 673 MB KARGI SHEDTHY Siri-Sandhi-RRC-45.mpg (15:02) 671 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-46.mpg (15:02) 674 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-47.mpg (15:02) 673 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-48.mpg (15:02) 716 MB

LAC VS4 Recitation of siri sandhi by Smt. Kargi Shedthy

558 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 364 SIRI SANDHI BY SMT. KARGI SHEDTHY

Place: Balanja, Belthangady Taluk Date: 3.11.1999 Video S-VHS Collector: Lachendra Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.558 DVD S-VHS-558.mpg (0:11) 7.45 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-49.mpg (15:02) 672 MB SIRI SANDHI BY Siri-Sandhi-RRC-50.mpg (15:02) 670 MB KARGI SHEDTHY Siri-Sandhi-RRC-51.mpg (15:02) 667 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-52.mpg (15:02) 611 MB INTERVIEW WITH Siri-Sandhi-RRC-53.mpg (15:02) 578 MB SMT KARGI SHEDTHY BY Siri-Sandhi-RRC-54.mpg (15:02) 596 MB DR.ASHOK ALVA

LAC VS5 Recitation of siri sandhi by Smt. Kargi Shedthy

Interview with Smt. Kargi Shedthy by Dr. Ashok Alva about siri sandhi

559 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 364 SIRI SANDHI BY SMT. KARGI SHEDTHY

Place: Balanja, Belthangady Taluk Date: 3.11.1999 Video S-VHS Collector: Lachendra Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.559 DVD S-VHS-559.mpg (0:23) 14.4. MB INTERVIEW-KARGI SHEDTHY Siri-Sandhi-RRC-55.mpg (15:02) 618 MB BY DR.ASHOK ALVA Siri-Sandhi-RRC-56.mpg (15:02) 664 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-57.mpg (15:02) 656 MB SIRISANDHI-DOCUMENTATION Siri-Sandhi-RRC-58.mpg (15:02) 664 MB SATHYA DEVATA DAIVASTANA Siri-Sandhi-RRC-59.mpg (11:51) 523 MB

LAC VS5 Interview with Smt. Kargi Shedthy by Dr. Ashok Alva about siri sandhi

A small portion of siri sandhi was skipped

accidentally by Kargi Shedthy. When she attained a state of trance while singing. Here she sings the left out portions of the sandhi Smt. Kargi explains how she adopts a plan to prevent people from disturbing her during her paaDdana recitation and ward off any evil disturbances. siri sandhi documentation team and spot of documentation

RRC van

Smt. Kargi Shedthy finishes the siri sandhi and she visits the satya deevate daivastana at Aladangady She used to visit this shrine every morning before starting the sandhi on all three days.

560 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 365 SIRI SANDHI BY SMT. RAMAKKA

Place: Gundi House, Mundaje, Belthangady Taluk Date: 20.1.2000 Video S-VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.560 DVD S-VHS-560.mpg (0:10) 6.57 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-1.mpg (15:02) 517 MB RECITATION OF SIRI SANDHI Siri-Sandhi-RRC-2.mpg (15:02) 488 MB BY RAMAKKA Siri-Sandhi-RRC-3.mpg (15:02) 519 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-4.mpg (15:02) 548 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-5.mpg (15:02) 554 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-6.mpg (15:02) 571 MB ORALEPICS HAR VS21 Recitation of siri sandhi by Smt. Ramakka (20.1.2000 time 12:20 to 13:47)

561 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 365 SIRI SANDHI BY SMT. RAMAKKA

Place: Gundi House, Mundaje, Belthangady Taluk Date: 20.1.2000 Video S-VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.561 DVD S-VHS-561.mpg (0:10) 6.56 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-7.mpg (15:02) 617 MB RECITATION OF SIRI SANDHI Siri-Sandhi-RRC-8.mpg (15:02) 612 MB BY RAMAKKA Siri-Sandhi-RRC-9.mpg (15:02) 598 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-10.mpg (15:02) 602 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-11.mpg (15:02) 607 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-12.mpg (13:36) 563 MB

ORALEPICS HAR VS21 Recitation of siri sandhi by Smt. Ramakka (20.1.2000 time 12:20 to 13:47)


562 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 366 SIRI SANDHI BY SMT. RAMAKKA

Place: Gundi House, Mundaje, Belthangady Taluk Date: 20.1.2000 Video S-VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.562 DVD S-VHS-562.mpg (0:10) 6.47 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-13.mpg (15:02) 673 MB RECITATION OF SIRI SANDHISiri-Sandhi-RRC-14.mpg (15:02) 673 MB BY RAMAKKA Siri-Sandhi-RRC-15.mpg (15:02) 673 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-16.mpg (15:02) 673 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-17.mpg (15:02) 672 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-18.mpg (15:02) 669 MB

ORALEPICS HAR VS22 Recitation of siri sandhi by Smt. Ramakka

563 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 366 SIRI SANDHI BY SMT. RAMAKKA

Place: Gundi House, Mundaje, Belthangady Taluk Date: 20, 21.1.2000 Video S-VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.563 DVD S-VHS-563.mpg (0:10) 6.48 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-19.mpg (15:02) 668 MB RECITATION OF SIRI SANDHI Siri-Sandhi-RRC-20.mpg (15:02) 660 MB BY RAMAKKA Siri-Sandhi-RRC-21.mpg (15:02) 549 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-22.mpg (15:02) 565 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-23.mpg (11:41) 428 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-24.mpg (20:21) 817 MB

ORALEPICS HAR VS22 Recitation of siri sandhi by Smt. Ramakka

564 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 367 SIRI SANDHI BY SMT. RAMAKKA

Place: Gundi House, Mundaje, Belthangady Taluk Date: 21.1.2000 Video S-VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.564 DVD S-VHS-564.mpg (0:09) 5.87 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-25.mpg (15:02) 600 MB RECITATION OF SIRI SANDHI Siri-Sandhi-RRC-26.mpg (15:02) 604 MB BY RAMAKKA Siri-Sandhi-RRC-27.mpg (15:02) 586 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-28.mpg (15:02) 605 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-29.mpg (13:56) 563 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-30.mpg (15:02) 628 MB ORALEPICS HAR VS23 Recitation of siri sandhi by Smt. Ramakka 565 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 367 SIRI SANDHI BY SMT. RAMAKKA

Place: Gundi House, Mundaje, Belthangady Taluk Date: 21.1.2000 Video S-VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.565 DVD S-VHS-565.mpg (0:09) 5.87 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-31.mpg (15:02) 619 MB RECITATION OF SIRI SANDHI Siri-Sandhi-RRC-32.mpg (15:02) 631 MB BY RAMAKKA Siri-Sandhi-RRC-33.mpg (15:02) 623 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-34.mpg (15:02) 629 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-35.mpg (15:02) 663 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-36.mpg (20:13) 907 MB

ORALEPICS HAR VS23 Recitation of siri sandhi by Smt. Ramakka

566 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 368 SIRI SANDHI BY SMT. RAMAKKA

Place: Gundi House, Mundaje, Belthangady Taluk Date: 21.1.2000 Video S-VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.566 DVD S-VHS-566.mpg (0:09) 6.15 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-37.mpg (15:02) 674 MB RECITATION OF SIRI SANDHI Siri-Sandhi-RRC-38.mpg (15:02) 674 MB BY RAMAKKA Siri-Sandhi-RRC-39.mpg (15:02) 673 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-40.mpg (15:02) 673 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-41.mpg (15:02) 672 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-42.mpg (15:02) 672 MB

ORALEPICS HAR VS24 Recitation of siri sandhi by Smt. Ramakka


567 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 368 SIRI SANDHI BY SMT. RAMAKKA

Place: Gundi House, Mundaje, Belthangady Taluk Date: 21.1.2000 Video S-VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.567 DVD S-VHS-567.mpg (0:09) 6.51 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-43.mpg (15:02) 673 MB RECITATION OF SIRI SANDHI Siri-Sandhi-RRC-44.mpg (15:02) 673 MB BY RAMAKKA Siri-Sandhi-RRC-45.mpg (15:02) 672 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-46.mpg (15:02) 613 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-47.mpg (15:02) 610 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-48.mpg (19:30) 797 MB

ORALEPICS HAR VS24 Recitation of siri sandhi by Smt. Ramakka


568 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 369 SIRI SANDHI BY SMT. RAMAKKA

Place: Gundi House, Mundaje, Belthangady Taluk Date: 22.1.2000 Video S-VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.568 DVD S-VHS-568.mpg (0:12) 8.13 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-49.mpg (15:02) 568 MB RECITATION OF SIRI SANDHI Siri-Sandhi-RRC-50.mpg (15:02) 658 MB BY RAMAKKA Siri-Sandhi-RRC-51.mpg (15:02) 653 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-52.mpg (15:02) 662 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-53.mpg (15:02) 666 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-54.mpg (15:02) 669 MB ORALEPICS HAR VS25 Disc of the sun behind the fog of early morning hours (22.1.2000 time 8:19)

Announcement by Dr. Ashok Alva

Recitation of siri sandhi by Smt. Ramakka


569 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 369 SIRI SANDHI BY SMT. RAMAKKA

Place: Gundi House, Mundaje, Belthangady Taluk Date: 22.1.2000 Video S-VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.569 DVD S-VHS-569.mpg (0:09) 6.16 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-55.mpg (15:02) 668 MB RECITATION OF SIRI SANDHI Siri-Sandhi-RRC-56.mpg (15:02) 668 MB BY RAMAKKA Siri-Sandhi-RRC-57.mpg (15:02) 663 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-58.mpg (15:02) 661 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-59.mpg (15:02) 661 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-60.mpg (17:14) 729 MB

ORALEPICS HAR VS25 Recitation of siri sandhi by Smt. Ramakka

570 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 370 SIRI SANDHI BY SMT. RAMAKKA INTERVIEW WITH SMT. RAMAKKA

Place: Gundi House, Mundaje, Belthangady Taluk Date: 22.1.2000 Video S-VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.570

DVD S-VHS-570.mpg (0:16) 11.1 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-61.mpg (15:02) 670 MB RECITATION OF SIRI SANDHI Siri-Sandhi-RRC-62.mpg (15:02) 668 MB BY RAMAKKA Siri-Sandhi-RRC-63.mpg (15:02) 671 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-64.mpg (15:02) 667 MB INTERVIEW WITH RAMAKKA Siri-Sandhi-RRC-65.mpg (15:02) 667 MB Siri-Sandhi-RRC-66.mpg (15:33) 693 MB

ORALEPICS HAR VS26 Recitation of siri sandhi by Smt. Ramakka (22.1.2000 time 11:50 to 12:32) Pause and discussion siri sandhi continued (time 12:35 to 13:00)

Interview with Smt. Ramakka. Interviewed by Dr. Ashok Alva (22.1.2000 time 13:01 to 13:37)

Surrounding of Khadilkar House, where the Smt. Ramakka recited the siri sandhi Lunch

571 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 370 INTERVIEW WITH GOPALA NAIK

Place: Machar, Mapala House, Belthangady Taluk Date: 25.1.2000 Video S-VHS Collector: Lachendra Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.571 DVD S-VHS-571.mpg (0:12) 8.36 MB INTERVIEW WITH RAMAKKA Siri-Sandhi-RRC-67.mpg (12:32) 546 MB GopalaNaik-RRC-1.mpg (15:02) 579 MB GopalaNaik-RRC-2.mpg (15:02) 642 MB INTERVIEW WITH GopalaNaik-RRC-3.mpg (15:02) 642 MB GOPALA NAIK (KUMARA) GopalaNaik-RRC-4.mpg (15:02) 647 MB GopalaNaik-RRC-5.mpg (15:02) 657 MB GopalaNaik-RRC-6.mpg (4:26) 194 MB

ORALEPICS LAC VS5 Interview with Gopala Naika, Machar. Interviewer: Prof. Lauri Honko Translator: Sri K.S. Harshavardhana Bhat

ORALEPICS LAC VS6 Interview continued from Video tape 370 (time 13:29 to 13:45)


572 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 371 INTERVIEW WITH GOPALA NAIK SIRI JAATRE KANDEVU

Place: Kandevu, Mangalore Taluk, D.K. Date: 14.5.2000 Video S-VHS Collector: Lachendra Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.572 DVD S-VHS-572.mpg (0:24) 17.1 MB INTERVIEW WITH GOPALA NAIK GopalaNaik-RRC-7.mpg (16:01) 679 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-1.mpg (15:02) 664 MB SIRI JAATRE Siri-Jatre-RRC-2.mpg (15:02) 671 MB KANDEVU MANGALORE D.K. Siri-Jatre-RRC-3.mpg (15:02) 672 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-4.mpg (15:02) 671 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-5.mpg (15:02) 671 MB

Interview with Gopala Naik – Kumara Impersonator


SIRI JAATRE KANDEVU

Date: 14.5.2000 Preparation for worship in olimade shrine before the start of siri jaatre Sankappa Pujary, kumaara paarti (impersonator) dressed in preparation for the commencement of darshana ritual

siris and kumaara get ready for darshana Aditya Mukkkaldi offering worship of the kaLasha in olimade shrine kumaara paatri ready for darshana. Having offered worship Aditya Mukkaldi garlands kumaara and offers prayer on behalf of the villagers kumaara darshana. kumaara offers hingaara to the women standing in dalya darshana of siri - kumaara's benediction acceptance of offerings - suggestion of solutions to problems of life

When the darshana of kumaara and siris is going on the bhanDaara (paraphernalia procession) of bhuuta is in movement. kumaara and sirisOffer their respect


573 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 371 SIRI JAATRE KANDEVU

Place: Kandevu, Mangalore Taluk, D.K. Date: 14.5.2000 Video S-VHS Collector: Lachendra Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.573 DVD S-VHS-573.mpg (0:10) 6.46 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-6.mpg (15:02) 674 MB SIRI JAATRE Siri-Jatre-RRC-7.mpg (15:02) 673 MB KANDEVU MANGALORE D.K. Siri-Jatre-RRC-8.mpg (15:02) 668 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-9.mpg (15:02) 665 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-10.mpg (15:02) 671 MB

darshana of siri - kumaara's benediction acceptance of offering - suggestion of solutions to problems of life.

628 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 397, 398 SIDDIS SANGYA BALYA YAKSHAGANA SIRI JAATRE – MASS POSSESSION CULT OF WOMEN BOLYOTTU

Video S-VHS Collector: Lachendra Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.628 DVD S-VHS-628.mpg (0:31) 21.1 MB

Siri-Jatre-RRC-1.mpg (15:01) 763 MB SIRI JAATRE Siri-Jatre-RRC-2.mpg (15:02) 762 MB BOLYOTTU UDUPI TALUK Siri-Jatre-RRC-3.mpg (15:01) 762 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-4.mpg (15:01) 762 MB

SIRI JAATRE – MASS POSSESSION CULT OF WOMEN BOLYOTTU

Place: Bolyottu. Date: 22, 23.4.2000 Video S-VHS Collector: Lachendra Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

ORALEPICS LAC VS7 Shots of different shrines of Bolyottu Rakteshwari Shrine, Ganapathi Shrine, Nandigona shrine, Virabharda Kumara Shrine, Shrine of Guru Sannidhi.

Offering of Nandikeshwara Idol by devotee 3 rounds of bali utsava around the main shrine Flag hoisting devotees Interview with Sri Prafulla Shetty, Trustee of the temple bali utsava around the main shrine Women for getting ready for siri darshana Before Shyama Shetty (Kumara Impersonator) and Siri women prepare for siri darshana priest offers prayers to the deity and gives thirtha (sacred water) and hingaara (areca flower) as prasadam darshana of siri and kumaara benediction, sandhi recital, granting of solutions to problems of life


629 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 398 SIRI JAATRE – MASS POSSESSION CULT OF WOMEN BOLYOTTU

Place: Bolyottu. Date: 22, 23.4.2000 Video S-VHS Collector: Lachendra Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.629 DVD S-VHS-629.mpg (0:09) 6.30 MB SIRI JAATRESiri-Jatre-RRC-5.mpg (15:02) 762 MB BOLYOTTU, UDUPI TALUK Siri-Jatre-RRC-6.mpg (15:02) 762 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-7.mpg (15:01) 762 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-8.mpg (15:02) 762 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-9.mpg (15:02) 762 MB

darshana of siri and kumaara benediction, sandhi recital, granting of solutions to problems of life

630 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 398, 399 SIRI JAATRE – MASS POSSESSION CULT OF WOMEN BOLYOTTU

Place: Bolyottu. Date: 22, 23.4.2000 Video S-VHS Collector: Lachendra Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.630 DVD S-VHS-630.mpg (0:10) 6.72 MB SIRI JAATRE Siri-Jatre-RRC-10.mpg (15:02) 762 MB BOLYOTTU, UDUPI TALUK Siri-Jatre-RRC-11.mpg (15:02) 762 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-12.mpg (19:00) 964 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-13.mpg (15:02) 763 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-14.mpg (15:01) 762 MB

darshana of siri and kumaara benediction, sandhi recital, granting of solutions to problems of life

631 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 399 SIRI JAATRE – MASS POSSESSION CULT OF WOMEN BOLYOTTU

Place: Bolyottu. Date: 22, 23.4.2000 Video S-VHS Collector: Lachendra Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.631 DVD S-VHS-631.mpg (0:09) 6.29 MB SIRI JAATRE Siri-Jatre-RRC-15.mpg (15:02) 762 MB BOLYOTTU, UDUPI TALUK Siri-Jatre-RRC-16.mpg (15:02) 761 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-17.mpg (15:02) 762 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-18.mpg (15:02) 762 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-19.mpg (15:02) 762 MB

darshana of siri and kumaara benediction, sandhi recital, granting of solutions to problems of life


632 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 399 SIRI JAATRE – MASS POSSESSION CULT OF WOMEN BOLYOTTU

Place: Bolyottu. Date: 22, 23.4.2000 Video S-VHS Collector: Lachendra Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.632 DVD S-VHS-632.mpg (0:12) 8.31 MB SIRI JAATRE Siri-Jatre-RRC-20.mpg (15:02) 762 MB BOLYOTTU, UDUPI TALUK Siri-Jatre-RRC-21.mpg (15:02) 762 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-22.mpg (15:02) 762 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-23.mpg (15:01) 762 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-24.mpg (6:09) 311 MB

darshana of siri and kumaara benediction, sandhi recital, granting of solutions to problems of life kumaara goes near the idol of nandigaaNa and goes in perambulation siri coming out of the trance (siri birippuni)

633 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 400 SIRI JAATRE – MASS POSSESSION CULT OF WOMEN CHELAIRU, KANDEVU

Place: Chelairu, Kandevu, Mangalore Taluk Date: 15, 16.5.2000 Video S-VHS Collector: Lachendra Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.633 DVD S-VHS-633.mpg (0:12) 8.42 MB SIRI JATRE - CHELAIRU Siri-Jatre-RRC-25.mpg (15:02) 760 MB KANDEVU, MANGALORE TALUK Siri-Jatre-RRC-26.mpg (15:02) 761 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-27.mpg (15:01) 761 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-28.mpg (15:01) 760 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-29.mpg (15:01) 763 MB

ORALEPICS LAC VS9 Date: 15.5.2000 siri jaatre continued from tape No. 371

darshana of siri and kumaara benediction, sandhi recital, granting of solutions to problems of life

634 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 400 SIRI JAATRE – MASS POSSESSION CULT OF WOMEN CHELAIRU, KANDEVU

Place: Chelairu, Kandevu, Mangalore Taluk Date: 15, 16.5.2000 Video S-VHS Collector: Lachendra Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.634 DVD S-VHS-634.mpg (0:14) 9.71 MB SIRI JATRE - CHELAIRU Siri-Jatre-RRC-30.mpg (15:02) 762 MB KANDEVU, MANGALORE TALUK Siri-Jatre-RRC-31.mpg (15:01) 761 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-32.mpg (15:02) 762 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-33.mpg (15:02) 760 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-34.mpg (15:02) 759 MB

darshana of siri and kumaara benediction, sandhi recital, granting of solutions to problems of life siris taking rest during interval Continuation of kumaara's benediction siris after the interval. darshana of siris, benediction by kumaara, acceptance of offering, providing relief to people's problems

635 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 400, 401 SIRI JAATRE – MASS POSSESSION CULT OF WOMEN CHELAIRU, KANDEVU

Place: Chelairu, Kandevu, Mangalore Taluk Date: 15, 16.5.2000 Video S-VHS Collector: Lachendra Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.635 DVD S-VHS-635.mpg (0:14) 9.51 MB SIRI JATRE - CHELAIRU Siri-Jatre-RRC-35.mpg (15:02) 761 MB KANDEVU, MANGALORE TALUK Siri-Jatre-RRC-36.mpg (19:06) 970 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-37.mpg (15:02) 762 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-38.mpg (15:02) 762 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-39.mpg (13:45) 696 MB

darshana of siri and kumaara benediction, sandhi recital, granting of solutions to problems of life

ORALEPICS LAC VS10 Siri Jaatre, Chelairu siri darshana Interval for siris siris after the interval. darshana of siris

636 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 401 SIRI JAATRE – MASS POSSESSION CULT OF WOMEN CHELAIRU, KANDEVU

Place: Chelairu, Kandevu, Mangalore Taluk Date: 15, 16.5.2000 Video S-VHS Collector: Lachendra Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.636 DVD S-VHS-636.mpg (0:10) 6.80 MB SIRI JATRE - CHELAIRU Siri-Jatre-RRC-40.mpg (15:02) 763 MB KANDEVU, MANGALORE TALUK Siri-Jatre-RRC-41.mpg (15:02) 762 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-42.mpg (15:02) 762 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-43.mpg (15:02) 762 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-44.mpg (15:02) 761 MB

Siri Jaatre, Chelairu

siris after the interval. darshana of siris


637 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 401 SIRI JAATRE – MASS POSSESSION CULT OF WOMEN CHELAIRU, KANDEVU

Place: Chelairu, Kandevu, Mangalore Taluk Date: 15, 16.5.2000 Video S-VHS Collector: Lachendra Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.637 DVD S-VHS-637.mpg (0:17) 10.7 MB SIRI JATRE - CHELAIRU Siri-Jatre-RRC-45.mpg (15:02) 762 MB KANDEVU, MANGALORE TALUK Siri-Jatre-RRC-46.mpg (15:02) 763 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-47.mpg (15:01) 762 MB Siri-Jatre-RRC-48.mpg (3:13) 163 MB HaridasBhat-RRC-1.mpg (15:02) 762 MB FUNERAL CEREMONY OF PROF. K.S.HARIDASA BHAT

Siri Jatre, Chelairu siris after the interval. darshana of siris, benediction by kumaara, acceptance of offerings, providing relief to people's problems. Distribution of prasadam Meeting of kumaara and maisandaaya dance, going in perambulation round olimade shrine siri birippuni - Coming out of the siri trance in front of olimade shrine


658 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 412 SIRI JAATRE DAILABETTU MASS POSSESSION CULT OF WOMEN

Place: Dailabettu, Kallamundkur (D.K) Date: 9,10.2.2001 Video S-VHS Collector: Lachendra Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.658 DVD S-VHS-658.mpg (0:15) 10.3 MB Siri-RRC-1.mpg (15:02) 762 MB SIRI JAATRE Siri-RRC-2.mpg (15:02) 763 MB MASS POSSESSION CULT Siri-RRC-3.mpg (15:02) 762 MB OF WOMEN Siri-RRC-4.mpg (15:02) 762 MB Siri-RRC-5.mpg (15:02) 762 MB

ORALEPICS LAC VS Preparation for the possession ritual of kumaara. The priest offers prayers before accepting the assignment of impersonating siri and kumaara

Organizers of the festival hands over areca flower to kumaara paatri by way of giving the assignment

Possession by siri women & kumaara. siri sandhi continued. kumaara gives areca flower to siri

659 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 412 SIRI JAATRE DAILABETTU MASS POSSESSION CULT OF WOMEN

Place: Dailabettu, Kallamundkur (D.K) Date: 9,10.2.2001 Video S-VHS Collector: Lachendra Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.659 DVD S-VHS-659.mpg Siri-RRC-6.mpg (15:00) 762 MB SIRI JAATRE Siri-RRC-7.mpg (15:01) 761 MB MASS POSSESSION CULT Siri-RRC-8.mpg (14:47) 741 MB OF WOMEN Siri-RRC-9.mpg (15:01) 761 MB Siri-RRC-10.mpg (15:00) 762 MB

Possession by siri women & kumaara. siri sandhi continued. kumaara gives areca flower to siri

siri women seated a pause in the possession

bhuuta koola Possession by siris & kumaara, nuDikaTTu, siri sandhi


660 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 412, 413 SIRI JAATRE DAILABETTU & MALADI MASS POSSESSION CULT OF WOMEN

Place: Dailabettu, Kallamundkur (D.K) & Maladi Date: 9,10.2.2001 & 3.4.2001 Video S-VHS Collector: Lachendra Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.660 DVD S-VHS-660.mpg (0:54) 34.9 MB Siri-RRC-11.mpg (15:02) 762 MB SIRI JAATRE Siri-RRC-12.mpg (19:04) 967 MB MASS POSSESSION CULT Siri-RRC-13.mpg (15:02) 762 MB OF WOMEN Siri-RRC-14.mpg (15:02) 762 MB Siri-RRC-15.mpg (15:01) 762 MB

Possession by siris & kumaara, nuDikaTTu, siri sandhi

siris and kumara proceed to the region where they are to be relieved of the possession. Siri possession in front the temple and before nandigooNa caavaDi

Getting relieved of the trance after a perambulation around Olimade guNDa (shrine). The siris and kumara drop the areca flowers (hingaara)

ORALEPICS LAC VS (Bamu Kille House: Shekar Shetty, Angarjala Barke, Post Banangadi, Mangalore Taluk)

After the possession ritual at Dailabettu the siris and kumaara proceed to house of Bamu Kille to receive milk siris and kumaara offering salutation before the shrine of the house of Bamu Kille

siris being given Sarees in the house of Bamu Kille

After offering prayers to God siris and kumara receive milk in the residence of Bamu Kille

ORALEPICS LAC VS Maladi Shree Brahmalingeshwara temple, Long Shot

naaga stone The maNDala (sketch) of ashlesha bali festival being drawn near the naagabana (shrine). The priest gives details about the old naaga stones, gaNahooma (Sacrificial fire in propitiation of Lord Ganapathi)

Sacrificial fire and other rituals at Sri Adi Brahmalingeshwara temple The idol of Lord Brahmalingeshwara The stones depicting naaga deity The sacred spring of the temple on the rocky elevation The stone representing Rakteshwari siri shrine and kumaara shrine on the rocky hill named as deevarakaTTe and siripaade The shrine of deity kumaara swamy and the image within The shrine of siri and the image within The shrine of Abbaga Daraga and the image within The nandigooNa caavaDi (court) and the idol of nandigooNa The stones in the neighbourhood representing other bhuutas and the `Nelli' tree The old Rakteshwari pillar built of stone The shrines of kalkuDa, kallurTi, varte panjurli - the armoury of these bhuutas The outerview of Maladi Beedu - Areca flowers on the royal cot the paraphernelia of the deity in the house, mask, bhuuta's cot etc. gaNahooma being performed on the spot where dakke bali ritual is going to take place later. The bali (perambulation) ritual takes place in the dakke bali arena Returning to naaga shrine after worship

The Ashleshabali worship in the naagabana or naaga shrine

661 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 413 SIRI JAATRE MALADI MASS POSSESSION CULT OF WOMEN

Place: Maladi Via Beluvai, Karkala Taluk. Date: 3, 4.4.2001 Video S-VHS Collector: Lachendra Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.661 DVD S-VHS-661.mpg (0:23) 16.1 MB Siri-RRC-16.mpg (15:02) 762 MB SIRI JAATRE Siri-RRC-17.mpg (15:02) 762 MB MASS POSSESSION CULT Siri-RRC-18.mpg (15:02) 762 MB OF WOMEN Siri-RRC-19.mpg (15:02) 761 MB Siri-RRC-20.mpg (15:02) 761 MB

The cenne board is taken ceremonially in a procession to the shrine on the `siri paade' (the rock oof siris) to felicitate the cenne game. Game the board is brought back

dakke bali The siris preparing for `darshana' (possession) after taking the ritual bath Infront of Brahmalingeshwara temple Prabhakara Hegde offers prayers to God and hands over areca flowers to kumaara by way of giving him assignment for the performance kumaara darshana infront of Brahmalingeshwara Temple Distribution of prasaada to siri women. bali utsava The perambulatory image of the deity and kumara moving in procession siri paade (The rock of siris). Perambulation of deity on the rock and possession by kumaara impersonator. Possession of kumaara and siris & siri sandhi

continued

662 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 413, 414 SIRI JAATRE MALADI MASS POSSESSION CULT OF WOMEN

Place: Maladi Via Beluvai, Karkala Taluk. Date: 3, 4.4.2001 Video S-VHS Collector: Lachendra Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.662 DVD S-VHS-662.mpg (0:18) 12.2 MB Siri-RRC-21.mpg (15:02) 762 MB SIRI JAATRE Siri-RRC-22.mpg (15:02) 763 MB MASS POSSESSION CULT Siri-RRC-23.mpg (15:01) 762 MB OF WOMEN Siri-RRC-24.mpg (14:46) 749 MB Siri-RRC-25.mpg (15:02) 763 MB

Possession of kumaara and siris & siri sandhi continued darshana of kumaara - benediction-acceptence of offerings - suggestion of solutions to problems of life siris taking rest during interval bhuuta impersonator - eNNe buulya giving the assignment by way of giving oil In the course of kumaara possession in the shrine of nandigooNa impersonator of siri, Abbaga Daraga, kumaara take tender coconut and sing paaDdanas

LAC VS darshana of siri and kumaara. siri sandhi continued

663 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 414 SIRI JAATRE MALADI MASS POSSESSION CULT OF WOMEN

Place: Maladi Via Beluvai, Karkala Taluk. Date: 3, 4.4.2001 Video S-VHS Collector: Lachendra Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.663 DVD S-VHS-663.mpg (0:15) 9.77 MB Siri-RRC-26.mpg (15:02) 761 MB SIRI JAATRE Siri-RRC-27.mpg (15:02) 762 MB MASS POSSESSION CULT Siri-RRC-28.mpg (15:01) 761 MB OF WOMEN Siri-RRC-29.mpg (15:02) 761 MB Siri-RRC-30.mpg (15:02) 762 MB

darshana of siri and kumaara. siri sandhi continued

siris taking rest during interval

gaggaradechi - bhuuta kola dance Dance with the anklets held by the dancer

kumaara offering solutions to problems refered to by the devotees

siri-kumaara darshana - siri sandhi

664 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 414 SIRI JAATRE MALADI MASS POSSESSION CULT OF WOMEN

Place: Maladi Via Beluvai, Karkala Taluk. Date: 3, 4.4.2001 Video S-VHS Collector: Lachendra Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.664 DVD S-VHS-664.mpg (0:22) 15.1 MB Siri-RRC-31.mpg (15:02) 762 MB SIRI JAATRE Siri-RRC-32.mpg (15:01) 761 MB MASS POSSESSION CULT Siri-RRC-33.mpg (15:02) 762 MB WOMEN Siri-RRC-34.mpg (15:02) 762 MB Siri-RRC-35.mpg (15:02) 763 MB Siri-RRC-36.mpg ( 5:43) 290 MB

siri-kumaara darshana - siri sandhi

Dance by maisandaaya impersonator infront of the perambulatory image of God.

The perambulatory image of the deity returns to the original place


siri and kumaara darshana


After perambulation around deevarakaTTe kumaara and siri meet the original kumaara in the shrine, greet Prabhakara Hegde and move to Olimade guNDa where the impersonators finally are relieved of the state of possession The impersonators go round the Olimade guNDa under the Nelli tree

Meeting of semigalla panjurli bhuuta & kumaara nuDikaTTu

kumaara moves to Olimade guNDa, benediction, distribution of Prasadam and kumaara impersonator getting relieved of the possession

698 S-VHS DVD CASSETTE – 430, 431 SIRI INTERVIEW, PLACES – DAILABETTU CHENNEGURI MUKKADAPU MUJIKARIYA – PROF.LAURI HONKO

Place: Mundaje, Belthangadi & Dailabettu Kallamundkur Date: 21.12.2001 & 22.1.2002 Video S-VHS Collector: Lachendra Digitization & DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC S-VHS DVD NO.698 DVD S-VHS-698.mpg (0:12) 7.01 MB DAILABETTU – SONNE GURI Siri-Int-RRC-1.mpg (15:01) 762 MB MUKKADAPU MUJIKARIYA Siri-Int-RRC-2.mpg (17:51) 906 MB DR.LAURI HONKO

Marige puuje or Sumangaliyara puuje

Siri Interview & Places – Dailabettu, Chenneguri. Mukkadapu Mujikariya Prof. Lauri Honko & ORAL Epic team

\38 DVD SIRI ALADE BRAHMALINGESHWARA ADI ALADE PANGALA MELINA ALADE

Pangala, Udupi-576 122. Udupi Taluk & Dist. Date: 11-12.2.2003 Video Digital Collector: Lachendra

DVD Copy: Lachendra RRC DVD NO. 38 Siri Alade: Pangala, Adkadakatte, Mujalottu, Nandalike, Urkithota, Bastipadpu Hejamadi, Kavatharau, Kotradiguttu, Bolada Aramane.

Siri-Alade-1 (3:20) 33.1MB Siri-Alade-RRC-1(15:02) 589 MB Siri-Alade-RRC-2(15:02) 623 MB Siri-Alade-RRC-3(15:01) 595 MB Siri-Alade-RRC-4(15:02) 640 MB Siri-Alade-RRC-5(15:02) 646 MB Siri-Alade-RRC-6(13:48) 589 MB

Sri Ramananda N.Shetty Age: 28, Caste: Bunt, Mother Tongue: Tulua Occupation: Mukkaldi. Pangala Mukkalimane, Adi Alade, Pangala, Udupi Taluk & Dist

PANGALA MELINA ALADE Brahmalingeshwara Shrines Bhutarajara Gudi Kootikumara Siri Icons Duumavathi Nandikeshwara Brahmin Icon Abbaga Daraga Gudi Adkattaayi and Raktheshwari Gudi Duggeddi Shrines Ayyakaayi Kallu Naagabana & Different Naga Stones Vyagrachamundi & different kind of Bhutas Kumara Kotya Kumara muurthi & Kshemakalla Panjurli

Interview with Sri Ramananda Shetty Interviewer: Dr. Ashok Alva & Sri. S.A.Krishnaiah Bhandara Chavadi Kirsolu of Khadgeeshwara Cot of Jumadi & Jumadi Banta’s Cot of Viirabhadra Cot of Parivara Shakthis Tambada Brahmara paade Bobbarya Stone

ADKADA KATTE SIRI ALADE

Place: Pangala, Udupi Taluk Date: 11.2.2003

Doumentation of the Old Siri Alade in the midst Of the forest at Munderi Village Nagabana Spot of the Bermer Bhutaraja complex Siri Chavadi Abbaya Daaraya Rakteshwari & Adkataayi Total land Scape Gadi Kallu An Old Epigraph recently found in Kumara Kotya while renovating it .

PANGALA BRAHMALINGESHWARA ADI ALADE KELAGINA ALADE

Place: Kelagina Alade, Pangala Udupi Taluk & Dist. Date: 11.2.2003

Sri Jayaram Age: 45, Caste: Bunt, Mother Tounge: Tulu Mukkalimane, Pangala, Post Pangala,Udupi Taluk. Documentation of Pangala Kelagina Alade Nagabana

Chamumdi daiva Sthana, Pilichamundi, Rakteshwari Sthanas Brahmalingeshwara Gudi Bhutaraja Rakteshwari & Bobbarya Kallu Sirikule Kotya Abbaga Daaraga Gudi Viirabhadra Gudi Kumaara Swami Gudi Daaru Kallu Panning shot of the whole complex Bermer Undaathi jaage Bhandara chavadi Jumadi Mancha

NANDOLIGE ALADE

Place: Nandolige Karkala Taluk, Udupi Taluk. Date: 11.2.2003

Sri Prakash Devadiga Age: 29, Caste: Devadiga, Edn: B.Com Mother Tongue: Tulu, Nandolige, Shivamanasa, Nandolike Post, Karkala Taluk.

Documentation of Nandolige Alade Nandolige Temple Complex Dwajakamba Naga Stones Abbaga Statue Old Siri Statues Brahma Devara Gudi Abbaga Daaraga Nandigona Chavadi Kumara Gunda Raktshwari Gudi Panning Shot

URIBERMER GUNDA MUJALOTTU

Place: Mujalottu, Nandolige, Karkala Taluk-576 126 Udupi Dist.

Date: 11.2.2003 Documentation of Uribermeru at Mujalottu Naga Shrine Uribermer Gunda Abbaga Daraga Kshetra at Mujalottu Mujalottu place in the midst of the forest.

ABBAGA DAARAGA SHRINE AT URIKIDOTTU

Place: Urkidottu, Kedinje Village Karkala Taluk, Udupi Dist. Date: 11.2.2003

Documentation of Sri Kshetra Kumara Abbaga Daraga Muulasthana, Kedinje, Urkidottu

Urkidottu Abbaga Daraga Shrine Behind that this shrine was constructed over the Rasamayanda Guvelu as depicted in the Siri sandhi.

Interview with the Abbaga Impersonator Interviewer: Dr. Ashok Alva & Sri S.A.Krishnaiah

Urikidottu Kere - Panning shot of the Urkidottu Kshetra.

DOCUMENTATION OF SIRI SHRINES ABBANDADKA GOOLIDAMARA

Place: Abbandadka, Karkala Taluk. Date: 11.2.2003

Documentation of Abbandadka Goolidamara Where Siri tied Kumara’s cradle during Her journey towards Bola.

DOCUMENTATION OF BASTHIPADPU AADI ALADE

Place: Basthipadpu, Hejamadi Udupi Taluk, Udupi District-574 103. Date: 12.2.2003.

Documentation of Basthipadpu Alade Brahmalingeshwara Abbaga Daaraga Alade Basthipadpu, Hejamadi. Interview with Sri Shankara Shetty Interviewer: Sri S.A.Krishnaiah & Dr. Ashok Alva Kumara Gudi and inside Kumara Statue Saramanya Daivada Gudi Nandigona Gudi Rakteshwari Naiveedya Shaale Brahmalingeshwara Abbagsa Daraga Gudi Nagabana Naga Stones Total Comlex.

KAVATARU ALADE

Place: Kavatharu, Mangalore Taluk-574 154, D.K. Date: 12.2.2003

Documentation of Kavatharu Abbaga Daraga Mahalingeshwara Temple Mahalingeshwara Gudi, Statue, Abbaga Daraga Statues Interview with Anantha Padmanabha Bhat Brahma Gudi Dhumavathi Gudi Jarandaya Nandigoona Chavadi – Siri Old wooden icons Panjurli Naga StonesAshleesha Bali

KOTRADIGUTTU AND MUKKADAPU MUUJI KARIYA

Place: Kotradi Guttu House, Kallamundkuru, Mangalore Taluk, D.K. Date: 12.2.2003

Documentation of Kotradi aramane and Mukkadapu Muuji Kariya etc.

Interview with Smt. Suprema C.Hegde and family members about Siri and Kotradi Kodsaralva etc.

Kotrapadiguttu – a scene Maisandaya Mancha and Mask Jumadi Stana Mukkadapu Muuji Kariya A Stone Under the Mango tree identified as Siri sat in this stone after loosing her both Eyes during the 1st visit of her Kotradi after the 2nd marriage


39 DVD BOLADA ARAMANE

Place: Boladaramane, Bola Karkala Taluk, Udupi Dist. Date:12-13.2.2003 Video Digital Collector: Lachendra DVD Copy: Lachendra


RRC DVD NO. 39 Siri Alade: Bolada Aramane, Palingeri Paradi, Daru Shrine, Peruru Alade,

Daregudde Alade, Hurumbidottu Alade Badiyar Temple, Nidgal Alade, Kumara Manja Pangala Melina Alade

Siri-Alade-2 (2:29) 25.1MB Siri-Alade-3 3:31 MB Siri-Alade-RRC-7(15:02) 653 MB Siri-Alade-RRC-8(15:02) 642 MB Siri-Alade-RRC-9(15:02) 598 MB Siri-Alade-RRC-10(15:02) 653 MB Siri-Alade-RRC-11(15:02) 582 MB Siri-Alade-RRC-12(15:02) 627 MB Siri-Alade-RRC-13(6:48) 184 MB

Boladaramane. A cot where Bolabari Kshathriyas using during their period A full scene of Boladaramane 6 acres of Buttimaru field

PALINGEERI PARADI

Place: Bola, Karkala Taluk-576 121, Udupi Dist. Date: 12.2.2003

Documentation of Palingeeri Bakimar field and in the midst of the field an Epigraph belongs toBola Kshatriya’s

DARU SHRINES

Place: Bola, Karkala Taluk-574 110, Udupi Dist. Date: 12.2.2003

Documentation of Daru Shrines and interview at Bola Daru Icon in the cot Daru Shrine The place where Siri Kumaranu maayaka Malthi jaage

The pond which Siri washed her son Kumara’s cloth’s etc Another pond belongs to Siri Jumadi Shrine at Angadiguttu

PERUR ALADE

Place: Perur Date: 12.2.2003 Documentation of Perur Alade Shrine of Abbaga, Daraga, Kumara & Siri Brahmallingeshwara Shrine Nandigona Shrine Kumara Gunda at Ponneda Perur Wooden Icon of Siri Abbaga, Daraga, Sonne, Ginde and Kumara

DAREGUDDE ALADE

Place: Daregudde, Mangalore Taluk-574 213, D.K. Date: 13.2.2003

Daregudde Alade and Shree Shambulingeshwara Shrine Abbaga Daraga Shrine Siri Gunda Kumara Gunda Nandigoona Chavadi Brahmalingeshwara Shrine Nagadevaru Cutting Paddy plant in the field at Daregudde area.

HURUMBIDOTTU ALADE Place: Hurumbidottu, Shirlal Village Belthangady Taluk, D.K. Date: 13.2.2003

Shree Mahalingeshwara Temple Shirlal Stone Statues: Kalkuda Statue Siri Statue Saamu Alvedi Sonne Statue Ginde Statue Statues of Abbaya-Daraya & Sonne Kumara Paada Kumara Gunda Daivada Katte Kshemakalla Panjurli Rakteshwari Kodamanittaya Well infront of Siri Alade Nagana Katte Nagabrahma and Naga stones


BADIYAR TEMPLE

Place: Hurumbidottu, Shirlal Village, Belthangady Taluk, D.K. Date: 13.2.2003

Lokanatheshwara Temple Ganapathi Vishnu, Durge Nagabrahma Kodamanittaya Pilichamundi Rakteshwari Panjurli Kallurti Kalkuda GuligaA Woman carryiung dried coconut leaves NIDGAL ALADE

Place: Nidgal, Ujire Village Belthangady Taluk, D.K. Date: 13.2.2003

Documentation of Nidgal Alade

Lokanateeshwara Shrine Interview with Sri Narasimha Somayaji Netravathi river infront of the Shrine

Naga Stones Uribermere Gudi A place where Chennegame take place Olimade Gunda Brahma Rakshasa gudi An Epigraph at Nidgal Sirigala pada near Nidgal under the tree

KUMARA MANJA Mass Possession Cult of Women

Place: Pangala meelina alade, Pangala Udupi Taluk-576 122, Udupi Dist. Date: Feb.2003 Video Digital Collector: Lachendra

Kumara Manja ritual at Pangala Meelina Alade Cooking process for the Manja ritual by Mukkali early in the evening

Discription by Dr. Ashok Alva about Manja Cocks from the Manja ritual Evening Sunset shot from Bermere Paade Mukkaldi cutting the head of the cocks for the preparation Of the chicken curry for Manja ritual. Chicken clearing process Chicken dressing Openion by Mukkaldi Womenfolk grind the Masala for the chicken curry Chicken dressing for the curry Putting Ede inside the Kumara Kotya Mukkaldi putting 5 Edes inside the Kumara Kotya Mass prayer – Offering pray by Mukkaldi Keeping in of the ede outside for Daru Mass feeding infront of the shrine

40 DVD YAKSHAGANA STHRIPATRA NIRVAHANE Inaugural Function

Place: Ravindra Mantap, M.G.M College, Kunjibettu, Udupi – 576 102. Date: 29.5.2003 Video Digital Collector: Lachendra DVD Copy: Lachendra RRC DVD NO. 40 Siri-Alade-3 (0:19) 3.31 MB SIRI ALADE Siri-Alade-RRC-14 (15:02) 632 MB Siri-Alade-RRC-15 ( 4:22) 185 MB

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