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Hampi is the most unique Indian village I have ever seen – an ‘Indian’ village surrounded by such magnificent ruins and yet fit for a perfectly comfortable stay due to the enamoring hospitality of the locals. 443 more words


Tilakashta Mahisha Bandhanam

Tenali Ramalingam, or Tenali Rama as he was known was the extremely intelligent court jester of the emperor Krishnadevaraya who ruled the Vijayanagara Empire. Not only was he the court jester, but also, he played advisor to the king on many occasions and helped Krishnadevaraya come out of difficult situations and saved the reputation of the kingdom. 936 more words

Wisdom And Humour

Ancient temple in Madivala,Bangalore - Chola period structure

Ancient temple; bustling junction

History: That’s Madivala in Bangalore. The temple is said to be a Chola period structure, making it one among Bangalore’s oldest. The earliest record dates to 1247 AD and refers to lands donated ”below the big tank of Vengalur” by a resident of ‘Veppur’ (Begur), writes Meera Iyer… 487 more words

Tami Country

The God of Geriatrics - I

The Lord beckons…

Nearly 20 years ago, I motored down the Coromandel-coast for a family holiday. As we entered the Cauvery delta we were seduced by a beautiful temple standing behind the lush green paddy fields. 601 more words