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The Virupaksha Temple at Hampi – a Shiva temple

By Sharon St Joan

Inside a stone structure near the temple, langur monkeys played in the rays of the late afternoon sun.

Like nearly all Hindu temples, the Virupaksha Temple at Hampi began as just a small shrine; it is thought to go back to around the seventh century CE. 870 more words

Tales Of India

Heavenly Hampi

ALMOST NOTHING IN LIFE is perfect, says a very well-travelled friend of mine. Nevertheless, he thinks Hampi is about as good as it gets.

It’s hard to disagree. 984 more words

Exploring

The plan ahead

Well, it is finally here, my last working day is 2 days away and post that I am officially unemployed, “Between jobs” as they say. 279 more words

Day To Day Life

Hampi- The Story Through Pictures- Part 2

In our previous post , we covered some of the magnificent and elegant temples and views of Hampi. In this photo blog we do more of the same where we cover a few more breathtaking idols and sites of Hampi. 254 more words

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HAMPI - Part VII of VII : We Wonder

Series :

HAMPI – of what remains of the ancient Vijayanagara is hauntingly beautiful.

Part VII : We Wonder

“Have you noticed how different the hills of Hampi are ? 754 more words

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Hampi, our favorite place in India

India. Just saying the word India makes me think of people, million of people. And million of cars, motorcycles and bikecycles. Loud honkings . Pollution. Street vendors. 809 more words

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Hampi – Part VI of VII: Sunset from the Matanga Hill

Series :“Hampi – of what remains of the ancient Vijayanagara is hauntingly beautiful”  

Part VI : Sunset from the Matanga Hill 

“You are off to great places, today is your day… 1,521 more words

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