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
04 10 2014
Talk on Folk Practices of Karnataka

Sorry for not active for quite a long time. I have been busy with some important life events and could...

05 09 2014
Talk on Folk Practices of Karnataka

Inviting you all on this Sunday 7th September at Thalam  for 4th "Koota" gathering. I will be talking about my...

25 05 2014
Dornahalli fair

  Every year on June 13th not much known St. Anthony’s church in Dornahalli , K R Nagar ,gets lakh's...

23 04 2014
Hoovina Arti : the woman’s day in Karaga

A powerful wave of  jasmine smell hits you if  come to  Dharmaraya temple at K R Market on 6th day...

10 04 2014
Goat sacrifice

Animal sacrifice probably  is the most ancient form of ritual widely used in many  religions in the world . It...

03 04 2014
Mylara fair

Mylara fair is one of the craziest fairs of Karnataka due to very large number of visiting people  and unique...

study :Landscapes

ಭೂದೃಶ್ಯಗಳ ಅಧ್ಯಯನ

All other stories

ಉಳಿದ ಲೇಖನಗಳು
13 09 2016
the last days of a rich script

  The story of the Tigalari script which is going through it's last days is very interesting. Some research says...

09 09 2016
Faces from the desert

W hen I was backpacking in Rajasthan along with my good friend Prabhu  for the first time. After couple of...

07 09 2016
My Roopkund trek

Just finished an awesome trek in Himalayas. I wanted to go to Tapovan on Gangotri glacier this time but due...

16 07 2016
Some monsoon Visuals of Agumbe

Did a memorable trek in the western ghats in the rain to a waterfall called "Onake Abbi " but could...

23 06 2016
the activist from Tattikai

W hen the whole world is worried about climate change , a person who saw this coming 40 years before...

26 03 2016
ಕೊಂಡದಕುಳಿ

ಸುಮಾರು ಐವತ್ತು ವರ್ಷಗಳ ಹಿಂದೆ ಒಬ್ಬ  ಹುಡುಗ ಮತ್ತೆ ಆತನ ಮನಸ್ಸಿನಾಳದ  ಕನಸು  ಶುರು ಆದದ್ದು ಹೀಗಂತೆ ;  ಹಿಂದಿನ ದಿನ ರಾತ್ರಿ ತಾನು ಕಂಡ ಆಟದ (ಯಕ್ಷಗಾನದ) ಗುಂಗಿನಿಂದ  ಹೊರಬರಲಾಗದೆ  ಸಮಯ ಸಿಕ್ಕಾಗಲೆಲ್ಲ ಮನೆಯಿಂದ ದೂರದ ಗುಡ್ಡೆ ಬದಿಯಲ್ಲಿ...

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