At Veera Narayana Temple in Belavadi, Karnataka, you could seek blessings from protector of devotees, Lord Narasimha, take selfies among beautifully carved pillars in the hall or chat to a priest whose family has been looking after the temple for centuries – the choice is… Read More
If you read my previous post, you know what’s coming your way. If you didn’t – you can still settle down beside me on the weather beaten rocks of Anegundi in Karnataka and watch what’s going on at a lily pond. Balancing its giant spider like… Read More
Is it because we don’t take the time out as adults to observe birds that we find them so fascinating when we do? Or it is something to do with the primitive urge to fly? Who knows? We have all heard grandmothers’ stories about our… Read More
It must be the shortest river crossing – from Hampi to Anegundi across the Tungabhadra river. The two minute journey at the Talwarkatta crossing might lead you to think you could just swim across. Make no mistake though. The water is quite deep – deep… Read More
The lost city of……Hampi – you might have guessed right if you read my previous post ;-). We shall continue our journey into this ancient city through today’s post, with a visit to the Vitthala temple. We walk through a dilapidated ‘Gopuram’ or gateway and… Read More
“We would like to live as we once lived. But history will not permit it”, said John F. Kennedy during a speech at Fort Worth, a few hours before he was assassinated. The residents of present day Hampi would concur – though in a totally… Read More
This post is in response to the photo challenge – layers (linked here).