Posts Tagged ‘karnataka’

Dawn at Mullayanagiri ~ the highest peak in Karnataka

Posted by Syam on October 16, 2017 in Landscape, Photo stories | 11 Comments

Located in the Chandra Dhrona hill ranges of the western ghats, Mullayanagiri is the highest peak in Karnataka. It was my second visit to the hill, first time I couldn’t make it to the hill top. While standing on top of the Mullayanagiri hill at dawn, the chilling wind murmured in my ears… “welcome back […]

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Talakad ~ temples buried under sand

Posted by Syam on June 10, 2017 in Architecture, Historical, Photo stories | 8 Comments

Talakad (Talkad, Talakadu) knows as Dalavanapura and Gajaranya in sanskrit, was the capital of the Gangas, who ruled present Mysore, Mandya, Hassan, Bangalore and Kolar districts from the fourth to tenth centuary A.D. The Gangas were succeeded by the imperial Cholas, Hoysalas, Vijayanagara and the Mysore Wodeyars. It’s unbelievable that the historic site, Talakad once […]

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