Bijapur’s Nauraspur – The Musical Soul of Deccan

Bhaka nyari nyari bhava ek kaha Turk kaha Barahaman Whether a Turk (Muslim) or a Brahmin with different language – emotion is the same Nouras soor juga joti ani saroguni yusat Sarasati mata Ibrahim parasada bhayi dooni Oh mother Sarasvati! Since you have blessed Ibrahim, his work Navras will last for long Kitab-E-Navras In history…

Bengaluru’s St Mary Church – A Place of Intense Devotion

Today is Christmas, a day celebrated world over for the birth of Christ, the man who showed humanity the path of love. In India, Christianity is as old as the religion itself. Two thousand years before, Christianity arrived here from its holy land to Malabar Coast at Muziris. In the Middle Age Roman Catholics had…

Kadebakle or Kade Bagilu – Hampi’s Iron Age Ancestor

The enigma of India’s geography is it decides where to rain excess and where to keep the land parch.  If you are in the west coast of Karnataka you see all around lush green vegetation, thanks to the Western Ghats that blocks the flow of monsoon to the hinterland and allow the maximum shower within…