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To waste, to destroy our natural resources, to skin and exhaust the land instead of using it so as to increase its usefulness, will result in undermining in the days of our children the very prosperity which we ought by...

Cows on the beach

W hen I was in conversation with Dr Sathyajit of Ayurveda Yoga Village  which is newly built on Dhareshwara beach , Kumta ,  two things made me curious . Ayurveda consultation is free for locals and second is in the...

Color Pallet of Koodalasangama morning

A 6th century temple complex built by the great Chalukyas is even today is part of daily life in Badami, Bagalakot. People flock during festivals and weekends to take blessings . On Shivaratri night people come here camp and sing...

Ram fights( ಟಗರಿನ ಕಾಳಗ )

Ram fight one of the oldest blood sport between two rams ( large horned alpha male sheep) found in many parts of the world even today. Today this contest is played much safer and with lot of rules with the...

Force feeding ritual in Ganiga and Dasappa society

Not very far from Bangalore happens a weird celebration just after Ugadi festival where few people from one community force feed the prasada ( ಪ್ರಸಾದ )  to other community people. It may look bit horrifying and weird but all is well...

Manteswami Mahakavya

Manteswami Mahakavya is one of the very important and unique oral folk epic in Kannada. This epic is kept alive by Neelagaras , the deities of saint Manteswami by singing these folk songs for centuries in the region of Mysore,...

study : Folk practices

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study :Landscapes

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04 03 2012
Suggi Dancers of Halakki tribes

( this was presented in Open Show Bangalore #8. For more info please visit http://openshow.org/) The tribe Halakki tribe is...

02 03 2012
Presentation at Openshow Bangalore on Suggi dance

  I will be running a presentation of   my " Suggi Dancers of Halakki tribe"  this Saturday ( March...

08 02 2012
The snake girl, the bodyless girl

I remember seeing  these small shows   happening in Baada, Hegde and Kumta fairs when I was kid. They used to...

24 12 2011
Sankranthi fire

Sankranthi is festival of cattle in Mandya! Makar Sankranthi is another big  festival where one can see the true affection...

12 11 2011
Chat with Artist: G D Bhat

I started a self project this year on making of Ganesh idols for the Ganesha chaturthi festival  in my state ...

22 09 2011
Suggi portraits

When I photographed this  Suggi dance event  this year in last March ,  I never ever thought  that  it is...

Dinesh Maneer is a photographer from Bengaluru ,India who seeks to capture the glory of the great culture of our State of Karnataka . That explains why his clicks are mainly focused on landscapes , portraits  and culture of the land to which he belongs. Read More