Kambala Time Table 2013-14

Here is the Time table of Kambala Races which are going held in Dakshina Kannada Udupi & Kasargod Districts during year 2013-14. These are the dates announced by District Kambala Committee. 17-Nov-2013, Sunday – Shirva Nadibettu, Surya Chandra 23-Nov-2013, Saturday – Surathkal, Madhavanagar, Rama Laxman 01-Dec-2013, Sunday – Bangadi, Surya Chandra 07-Dec-2013, Saturday – Venoor- … Read moreKambala Time Table 2013-14

Moodabidri Kambala 2013

Moodabidri Kambala 2013

My home town Moodabidri hosted its 11th annual buffalo race also called Koti Chennaya Jodukere Kambala at Kadalakere Nisargadhama on Saturday January 26th. The Kambala or the buffalo race is unique to Udupi & Mangalore districts. Historically Kambala was the event when farmers paid tribute to their gods for protecting their crops. There used to … Read moreMoodabidri Kambala 2013

Kambala Time Table 2012-13

Here is the Time table of Kambala Races which are going held in Dakshina Kannada & Udupi Districts during year 2012-13. Theese are the dates announced by District Kambala Committee. My heartfelt thanks to Vishwas Shetty for collecting this information. 24-11-2012 – Surathkal Kambala 01-12-2012 – Bangadi Kolli, Belthangady 08-12-2012 – Baradi Beedu : Surya-Chandra … Read moreKambala Time Table 2012-13

Moodabidri Kambala 2012

My home town Moodabidri hosted its 10th annual buffalo race also called Kambala at Kadalakere Nisargadhama on Saturday January 21. The Kambala or the buffalo race is unique to Udupi & Mangalore districts. Historically Kambala was the event when farmers paid tribute to their gods for protecting their crops. There used to be lot of … Read moreMoodabidri Kambala 2012

Moodabidri Kambala 2011

I had earlier posted a time table of Kambala a traditional water buffalo race in muddy waters, held from December till March. It is the native sport of Tulu Nadu region of South India. Kambala is traditionally a simple sport. The ‘Kambala track’ used for muddy field filled with slush. The contest generally takes place … Read moreMoodabidri Kambala 2011

Kambala Dates 2010-11

Kambala the buffalo-race

I had enumerable calls inquiring dates of Kambala this year. Since many of you are interested in taking photographs of Kambala which is traditional traditional buffalo-race held in different places of Dakshina Kannada and Udupi districts, I have collected dates from the Kambala Samithi which organizes them every year at 18 different places. Most of … Read moreKambala Dates 2010-11

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