Golden Entry and Exit 

The Hazara Rama temple at Hampi. The corridors inside the temple were glowing during the sunset. Source: Golden Entry and Exit Photo by Sivaprasad Govindankutty — National Geographic Your Shot

Dravidian Architecture at the Foothills of Nandidurga

Nandi Hills is a favourite picnic spot for Bangaloreans.  Then at its foothills, there is another, yet not so famous destination which has a long history.  Bhoga Nandeeswara is a beautiful temple complex, built from 9th to 15th centuries by various kingdoms starting from Cholas.When I got a chance to participate in a Photowalk organised by Nikon team, I went without…

Temple That Was Built Over Three Generations

The Chennakeshava Temple of Belur is a 12th-century Hindu temple, also known as Kesava or Vijayanarayana in the Hassan district of Karnataka state, India. This temple was commissioned by King Vishnuvardhana in 1117 CE. The temple is located on the banks of a river (Yagachi River) in Belur also called Velapura, an early Hoysala Empire capital.  It took The temple was built over three…