The Vira Narayana Temple is unlike any Hoysala Temple I have seen before. It has a unique design and is fully complete. Visiting this place is like doing a crash course in Hoysala Temple architecture. Even the least interested of the tourists should visit this place.
In the middle of emerald green fields and coconut trees gossiping with the wind is a patch of elevated land with manicured gardens surrounding an interesting temple. Located in Govindanahalli, this interesting piece of architecture is a rare form of Hoysala Temple architecture as it is a panchakuta temple (five shrines) dedicated to Shiva built in the 13th century.
Absent in the Spring is not at all the typical Agatha Christie novel. It was the third of six novels Christie wrote under the nom-de-plume Mary Westmacott.
The Lakshminarasimha temple is completely covered with sculpture and the quality of the sculptures found here is considered among the best, excluding Belur and Halebid of course.
While travelling from Mandya to Nagamangala, you will pass through the village of Basaralu and if you don’t look closely enough, you will miss a gem in the crown of Hoysala temple architecture. The Mallikarjuna Temple at Basaralu is a small trikuta (three shrines) temple but it has numerous sculptures of very good quality. It is one of the few temples in which the Hoysala crest of Sala slaying the lion is preserved on top of the nose (sukhanasi).
This book, edited by his brother Jamshed Bhabha (the founder of NCPA, Mumbai), showcases the artistic genius of the man known all over the world as a brilliant scientist.
Turuvekere is a small town in Tumkur District but has a number of architecturally rich temples.
Sodhe is the abode of tranquillity. The serene atmosphere, in the lap of nature is sure to rejuvenate any weary soul. Away from the tourist circuit, Sodhe and the nearby splendours of nature beckon the off-beat nature-loving traveller.
At the heart of the book is a mortal Helen who is being tossed around like a ship lost at sea just like most of us feel when we reflect on our life.
Located just outside Malavalli town, the large temple complex is easy to miss as it is hidden amidst emerald green paddy fields and ancient banyan trees.