The legacies of Royal Mysore

The legacies of Royal Mysore

Mysore Agarbathi

The stick with incense is called the agarbathies. The sandalwood agrbathy is something where the herbs, flowers, essential oil, barks, roots, charcoal which are finely ground into smooth paste and then will be roll over the sandal wood. The pure mysore sandal incense stick is specially hand rolled and the raw material quality, best aromatic compounds and perfume which gives you the finest aroma. And the smoke from the agarbathies will left the place aromatic and fragrance.

Mysore Sandal Soap

The sandalwood is very special is known for its pleasant fragrance. The soap is a brand one which is manufactured by the Karnataka Soaps and Detergents Limited (KSDL), which is owned by the Karnataka Government itself. The reason why they put up a company like this is the excessive amount of sandalwood in the region. The sweet, warm rich and woody smell enchants the rich cultural heritage of India and that’s why it has a very special space among Indians. It is also can be used as an anti-ageing treatment.

Mysore Sandalwood Oil

The Mysore sandalwood oil is a perfume which is extracted from sandalwood, the royal tree which is found in Mysore of Karnataka. The oil is used in manufacturing soaps, incense, scents and cosmetics and also used for various skin and hair treatments, ayurvedic medicines as well. There is various kind of sandalwood oil but this one is special and is one of the best. The sandalwood oil is perfect fo skincare and also for the medicinal purposes as well.

Mysore betel leaf

The Mysore betel leaf is in the form of heart shaped betel leaf which grows around the Mysore region. This can be consumed as a betel quid or as paan, with or without tobacco. A bunch of betel leaf has been given in the beginnings with areca nut on top of it, and it is considered as an auspicious beginning and is the way to get blessing and also to show honor & respect. The Mysore betel leafs are different due to its smoothy texture and taste and these are reserved  under the government of India.

Mysore Jasmine

Mysore jasmine, also called as Mysore mallige (Botanical name: Jasminum grandiflorum L.) is very popular and found in the Karnataka region and that’s why it is called the same. The flower is well renowned and known for its aroma around the whole world. The all three varities of the same has been patented and registered under intellectual property right. The flower is in demand in the Kerala and Tamilnadu states also. Its leaves are soft green, glossy and ovate with its fragrant white coloured flowers.

Mysore Peta

The mysore peta, the traditional turban and the name peta is a word originated from the Kannada word which means turban in English which is the classical Indian attire. It is a classical royal Indian attire. The traditional Mysore peta i.e. the turban is usually wore as a headgear during the durbar time or in the procession that happens during the Mysore Dassara festival and in the joint parade when the royal dignitaries from foreign countries came for visits.

Mysore Ink

The Mysore ink is called the indelible ink which is famously known as the voter’s ink by which they mark on the voter’s finger on the time of election in order to avoid fraud, multiple voting & malpractices. There is also another one which is called the MPVL Indelible Ink which has proved over 4.5 billion voters in India and all over the world.

Mysore Pak

Mysore pak is originally called as the Mysuru Paaka (paaka, sweet syrup). It is an indian sweet dessert which is prepared by using ghee which is a popular delicious sweet in South India. The city of Mysore in Karnataka is the place where the sweet is originated. The sweet is prepared in ghee, sugar, gram flour and cardamom. The Mysore pak was firstly prepared in the royal palace by the palace cook and it is known as Kakasura Madappa and that is the reason why it’s called “Royal Sweet”.

Mysore Rosewood Inlay

Art makes you feel the beauty of freedom. Art is something which is timeless and should be treasured forever. Mysore Rosewood Inlay is one of such kind. The well recognized art was formed 400 years ago, and still precious and holds a strong position in people’s mind. It is used for crafting beautiful wall arts or decoratives by inserting a range of materials (MOP, ivory shell, and sandalwood) and colours into depressions in an ornate piece crafted out of rosewood. It has been awarded with the Geographical Indication tag from the Government of India in 2005.

 Mysore Art and Handicrafts

The art and crafts owns a remarkable position which reflects the heritage and the cultural richness by depicting it through paintings, yoga and silk textiles. Handicrafts made in Mysore or in Karnataka are sold not just in India but also around the world. Mysore art and handicrafts showcases the endearing combo of the excellence in craftsmanship of the city. The Mysore arts are portrayed through the paintings architecture, poetry and other creative works in the place. The Mysore Silk Sarees are considered as an integral part of the arts and crafts of the city.

Mysore Mallige

Mysore Mallige, the Botanical name of it is  Jasminum grandiflorum L and is from the Oleaceae family is the most popular among the three varieties of Jasmine endemic to Karnataka; Hadagali Mallige (Jasminum auriculatum Vahl) and Udupi Mallige (Jasminum sambac (L.) Aiton) are the other two varieties. The name has been derived so is because the flower grows majorly around the Mysore city and partly in Srirangapatna taluk in Mandya district in Karnataka. The jasmine is well renowned around the world for its aroma and all the three flower varieties have been patented and registered under Intellectual Property Right.





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