ಒಣ ರೋದನ

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

ಜನಪದ ಆಚರಣೆಗಳ ಅಧ್ಯಯನ
09 09 2015
the flower fair !

"we want to keep this place as clean as possible . we dont want to see this place filled with...

01 08 2015
Pallakki Dance (ಪಲ್ಲಕ್ಕಿ ಕುಣಿತ )

  Pallakki Dance , where god's idol is decorated with cloths and flowers carried on head , is seen almost...

01 08 2015
Phandari bhajana Mandali ( ಫಂಡರಿ ಭಜನಾ ಮಂಡಳಿ)

Phandari bhajan mandali near Bettakote, Devanahalli gets very busy when there is no rains in the area. They do a...

19 07 2015
Harake aata ( ಹರಕೆ ಆಟ )

In coastal Karnataka there is tradition called " harake" ( ex-voto, fulfillment of a vow ) aata ( ಹರಕೆ )...

08 03 2015
Markandeshwara fair

Markandeya was a sage as per ancient Hindu scriptures who escaped death due to his faith in Lord Shiva ....

13 01 2015
Cattle fairs around Bangalore: time table

Cattle fairs are quite a large happenings around Karnataka and the season starts from November and lasts till end of...

study :Landscapes

ಭೂದೃಶ್ಯಗಳ ಅಧ್ಯಯನ
15 12 2013
Today morning in Bangalore: Dec 15

I long left my habit of shooting fog, trees and walkways styles but I could not resist this time. I...

01 11 2013
50 best images of Kannadanaadu ( Karnataka)

ಕನ್ನಡ ರಾಜ್ಯೋತ್ಸವದ ಶುಭಾಶಯಗಳು, Today being the state day  I decided to put my some of best photos shot in my...

14 03 2013
Muthathi: Here the river makes art :Part II

Check this out for my previous visit to this place Muthathi: Here the river makes art   Again we planned...

16 06 2012
Muthathi: Here the river makes art

A clean reflection at Muthathi Muthathi  a small village now a great tourist attraction mainly from the nearest big city...

07 04 2012
When fog, clouds,coracles and light played with each other!

I noticed it was not usual morning   when I went to this place second time with a good friend of...

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ಉಳಿದ ಲೇಖನಗಳು
06 12 2016
The two evenings at Rishikesh

India, India, listen to my plea Sit here at your feet so patiently I'm waiting by the river but somewhere...

12 11 2016
Beauty of the Western Ghats

I trekked with some awesome people from Mangalore headed by wellknown artist- activist Shri Dinesh Holla in the western ghats...

26 10 2016
Himalaya Black and white photos :2

Black and whites shot in my this year's Himalayan trip Most of them are shot on my iPhone 5s

16 10 2016
Himalaya Black and white photos :1

How can I not shoot black and whites if I go to Himalayas ! All photos shot with my DSLR....

02 10 2016
trees of Himalaya:1

 

19 09 2016
Gardens of Himalayas

S ituated at 3000 mtrs to 3300 meters , Ali Bugyal is heavenly beautiful meadows we come across when heading...

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