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Pampakshetra of Kishkindha

Pampakshetra of Kishkindha, now known as Hampi, is a village in Karnataka in India. It is located within the ruins of the city of Vijayanagara, the former capital of Vijayanagara Empire and is situated on the banks of the River Tungabhadra… 111 more words


Once upon a time in India: Hampi

Hampi lays in the Northern part of Karnataka, and from far away looks like a big field of huge rocks. However, Hampi is one of the… 842 more words


The 7th century Virupaksha Temple

The first and the most important structure to see in Hampi is the 7th century Virupaksha Temple considered to be the most sacred place. 226 more words


Hampi – City with a Iconic Heritage

By Somali K Chakrabarti

It was 1 PM in the afternoon. After lapping up all there was to seen in Pattadakal and Aihole, we proceeded towards Hampi, which is at distance of around 150 km from Aihole. 858 more words

Travel And Culture


By Somali K Chakrabarti

In the tiny cleft of stone

lies a nestled home, where

birds huddle and rest,

before they spread their wings and fly, 107 more words

Poetry, Miscellaneous

Holidays in India

In India, until recently, holidays were visits to one’s family or for religious pilgrimages. Some might say… not much of a holiday! But as with everything in India, it’s changing. 362 more words