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Hampi

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

Travel

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

Wanderlust

Krishnagiri Chronicle

When we bought our car Ford Figo, we knew we will definitely go on road trips because both of us like traveling and D loves driving So our first road trip was to Krishnagiri. 1,290 more words

Cities

The story of Tenali Raman

In the village of Tenali in the present day Andhra Pradesh, lived a lad by name Ramalingam. He was called Rama in short and  was a shrewd and intelligent fellow but  a happy-go-lucky fellow with no intention to  work. 620 more words

Indian Tales

KRISHNADEVARAYA OF VIJAYANAGARA

–Dr.S. Srinivas

Sri Krishnadevaraya who ruled the kingdom of Vijayanagara  between 1509-1529 was one of the greatest statesmen which medieval South India had produced. Called variously as ‘Kannadaraya’, ‘Sri Karnata Mahisha’ and ‘Kannada Rajya Ramaramana’, his rule saw all round prosperity of South India, culturally and materialistically. 1,530 more words

Bharath