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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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07 04 2011
Kambala: The race of the buffaloes

Hold your breath. Silence rules the air as thousands watch in stunned anticipation! The man is crouching behind the buffaloes...

study :Landscapes

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03 07 2015
Workshop in Udupi

Quick news, I will be doing a small workshop this Sunday at Udupi, KA . It is a 2 hr...

02 05 2015
Chat-with-artist : Chittani ( Part 1)

Everyone from Karnataka is familiar with Yakshagana, a form of folk dance, but do we know how Yakshagana is actually...

18 04 2015
singing waves of Kumta

One of he most thrilling experience of my hometown  Kumta is always being the beach in my childhood days. I...

07 04 2015
frozen moments of joy

L ast weekend was full of family activities , commitments in Kumta for my newborn daughter Paridhi. Photography is the ...

11 02 2015
Gokarna workshop and after

[ I am glad I am mentoring 2017-18 landscape photography workshop too. Workshop dates are Dec 15,16,17 – 2017 and...

28 12 2014
Chat-with-artist: Shri Prithviraj Mishra

" I am 40 now " Tabla mastero Shri Prithviraj Mishra started telling about an inspiring story from his own...

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