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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

5 Beautiful Ancient Temples In Hampi That Will Take You Back In Time!

Hampi in Karnataka is a jewel in India’s heritage beauty. It has a lot of temples and also an important pilgrimage center for both the Hindus and the Jains. 385 more words

Hampi- Remnants of an ancient era (Part 1)

The decision to spend a weekend in Hampi was a spontaneous one. On a whim, I asked my bestie to join me on a weekend trip. 1,841 more words

Travelogue

walt-struck

 “I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journey work of the stars…” – Walt Whitman

Hampi - The Ancient City That Speaks

Day 1

The burning morning sun and the dust agitated by the passing vehicles made me think if I should have listened to my roommate. 1,206 more words

Travel

The Boulderscape of Hampi and the Ruins of Ancient Age

Boulder boulder everywhere, not an inch to spare – A one liner for Hampi. Though not sufficient enough to describe a land such rich in historic, wildlife and natural wealth. 1,734 more words