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Jain heritage at Kanakagiri

Nestled amidst green pastures and sandalwood trees, sitting atop the Kanakagiri Hill is an ancient Jain temple. Photos By Author

Nestled amidst green pastures and sandalwood trees, sitting atop the Kanakagiri Hill is an ancient Jain temple...

Guardian of the voiceless

Giving up a conventional MNC job, Sandesh Raju is working towards caring for working animals who for most part of their lives, just carry loads of burden, says Sandya Iyengar

Giving up a conventional MNC job, Sandesh Raju is working towards caring for working animals who for most part of their lives, just carry loads...

A valiant warrior goddess

Kalyana Chalukyan style Durga; coastal form of Mahisamardhini; the goddess in Hoysala style; the goddess in Bagali style. photos by author

She is fierce, yet forgiving. She eliminates ignorance and protects her subjects. Vatsala Iyengar narrates the significance of Mahisamardhini over the course of history

A Chalukyan legacy

Bijapur is world-famous for its Adilshahi monuments. The remote villages of Bijapur has many ancient Hindu monuments which are not yet exposed to the travellers. Manjunath Sullolli Photos

Bijapur is world-famous for its Adilshahi monuments. The remote villages of Bijapur has many ancient Hindu monuments which are not yet exposed to the travellers.......

Cherishing a Tulu legend

Relive the times of a bygone era when heroes like Koti-Chennayya were worshipped and traditions and rituals were given high priority, says Ronald Anil Fernandes. DH Photo

Relive the times of a bygone era when heroes like Koti-Chennayya were worshipped and traditions and rituals were given high priority, says Ronald Anil Fernandes......

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Hindu priest performs evening prayers called 'Aarti' on the banks of the river Yamuna...

Hindu priest performs evening prayers called 'Aarti' on the banks of the river Yamuna...

Dakshineswar Temple decorated with lights for the Kali Puja and Diwali at North 24 Pargana...

Dakshineswar Temple decorated with lights for the Kali Puja and Diwali at North 24 Pargana...

Firecrackers light up the sky as people celebrate Diwali festival in Mumbai...

Firecrackers light up the sky as people celebrate Diwali festival in Mumbai...

School students lighting earhen lamps at Tulsi Ghat in Varanasi...

School students lighting earhen lamps at Tulsi Ghat in Varanasi...

A view of decorated Madan Mohan Malviya Stadium with oil lamps during Deepwali festival...

A view of decorated Madan Mohan Malviya Stadium with oil lamps during Deepwali festival...

Illuminated Golden Temple on the eve of Diwali in Amritsar...

Illuminated Golden Temple on the eve of Diwali in Amritsar...

Children with special needs light firecrackers as they celebrate Diwali...

Children with special needs light firecrackers as they celebrate Diwali...

Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers enjoy Diwali celebrations on the eve of Diwali...

Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers enjoy Diwali celebrations on the eve of Diwali...

Hindu priests light oil lamps in a formation of the 'Swastika', a Hindu symbol of peace...

Hindu priests light oil lamps in a formation of the 'Swastika', a Hindu symbol of peace...

A Border Security Force (BSF) soldier lights sparklers on the eve of Diwali...

A Border Security Force (BSF) soldier lights sparklers on the eve of Diwali...

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