Vithal C Nadkarni Tucked away into the plinth of the Hoysaleswara Temple at Halebid is a vivid portrait of a yogi and his commissar. With his elaborate diadem and broadsword, the bearded and wide-eyed King Vishnuvardhana is every inch the ... Economic Times, 1 week ago
S Venkatraman visits the many temples along the Bangalore-Mysore route and is fascinated by the many myths and legends associated with towns like Channapatna, Mandya and Maddur. Little did I know that the road that connects Bangalore and Mysore is a ...Deccan Herald, 1 day ago IN PICS: The amazing Chalukyan temples Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
My friend at the Archeological Survey of India had told me to look out for stepwells or Kalyanis or Pushkarnis in Lakkundi. Apart from temples, the ancient city is also well known for ornate stepped wells (Pushkarni) which served as ritual bathing ...New Indian Express, 6 days ago
A view of the Tungabhadra river. I met Ezra at the ruined temple atop the imposing Matanga Hill standing tall at the eastern end of the main Hampi Bazaar. I had undertaken the moderate climb up the boulder strewn hill, from the Achyutaraya Temple ...New Indian Express, 1 month ago
Ashok Kumar T visits the Keladi Museum and Historical Research Bureau, and comes away impressed with the museum’s collection of rare palm-leaf manuscripts and artefacts that date back to the reign of Keladi Nayakas. He has invested his heart ...Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
Once upon a time, a walk down the beautiful lanes of the city revealed remnants of a rich heritage that dynasties like Kadambas, Hoysalas, Chalukyas and the Vijaynagar Empire have left behind. Later, in the modern era, the Mughals and British too ...New Indian Express, 2 months ago
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