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…

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…

Kumatagi – Once a Dazzling Spa Now a Shepherd’s Grazing Ground

In the might of the battlefield at Kurukshetra, when Arjuna is deeply moved anticipating the devastation and severe loss of life of all his cousins, Lord Krishna, his sarathi comes to counsel with words ‘Change is the law of universe. You can be a millionaire, or a pauper in an instant’. Yes, I felt exactly…