Mahendragiri

There are a couple of old Jain Temples in Bijapur. The oldest among them is the Mahendragiri Jain Theertha also known as Sahastrafani Parshwanath Digambar Jain Temple. The temple houses a 1500 year old idol of Parshwanatha.

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Last Week of March

Kwei-lan is a young woman brought up in the traditional way by a mother who is of the opinion that learning has never accompanied beauty in women. She is married to a man educated in the west and he is initially disappointed with his traditionally bred wife and Kwei-lan is shocked by her husband's westernised dressing, habits and thoughts.

Second Week of March

At times humorous, at times cynical and at times downright tragic, Orwell describes all that he saw and felt in Spain. The untrained soldiers, the shortage of supplies, outdated weapons and soldiers who didn't even know what ideology they subscribed to.

Architectural Symphony at Bagali

While the Mahadeva temple at Itagi is the largest and most ornate of the temples built by the Kalyani Chalukyas, there are many smaller temples scattered in the Tungabhadra region which was their southern-most stronghold. The Kalleshwara Temple at Bagali first constructed by the Rashtrakutas and then expanded to its full glory by the Kalyani Chalukyas is a beautiful specimen to study the two architectural styles seamlessly blended.