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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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25 02 2014
Temple inuagaration at Chittenalli

Everyone might have seen big new temple inauguration but in small villages like this one Chittenalli , Coorg district goes...

21 02 2014
Groundnut fair and the riot of colors

  [metaslider id="4386"]   Peanut fair of Bangalore is a perfect example of morphed version of a typical village  used-to-be...

18 12 2013
Gokarna Lakshadeepotsava

Gokarna was never the same on  that night when the whole streets decorated  with  oil lamps. This night is a...

12 06 2013
transgenders in Hoskote Karaga

One of the features of Karaga festivals celebrated in and  around Bangalore is the ritual of getting the evil eye...

28 05 2013
ethnic portraits from Shivaratri fair

Shivaratri fair at Gokarna is a fine example which shows the cultural mix of different ethnic groups. You get to...

01 01 2013
Sankranthi festival is back!

Makar Sankranthi is another big festival where one can see the true affection between the farmer and his beloved cattle...

study :Landscapes

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17 03 2016
Talk about ” Portraits of Mother: Introduction ” at The Confluence

Glad to announce that I will be one of the speaker at " the Confluence" an annual festival from "...

30 01 2016
Gokarna Landscape workshop 2016 :photos

Back from an awesome workshop at Gokarna and I must tell you indeed it was a different experience again. We...

08 01 2016
Exhibition of photographs on Folk traditions of Karnataka

I am glad to announce that I am exhibiting  series of photographs on folk traditions of Karnataka at Soundrya PU...

12 12 2015
heaven behind the gods

Badri is the place where gods live according to many in India . If you go to Badri and just visit...

04 12 2015
Landscape photography workshop Jan23-25, 2016

I am  happy to share  that I am  a guest mentor at Darter's  Landscape  photography Workshop  this time too that...

23 11 2015
A Snowy evening in Windsor

G od showed up last Friday and told me "Dinesh, I can give you only two days of snow while...

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