BELUR TRIP  14TH TO 17TH OCTOBER 2021 (8)

17-10-2021 On the 17th morning we walked to Hotel Trupti for breakfast. It took us only five minutes. We had masala dosa and coffee. We talked to the owner and told him we would be leaving soon. We went to Chennakeshava temple. The priest had told us that the morning puja was at 9.30. This… Continue reading BELUR TRIP  14TH TO 17TH OCTOBER 2021 (8)

A Photo a Week: Gateways

IN A NEW POST CREATED FOR THIS CHALLENGE, SHARE A PHOTO OR TWO THAT FEATURES ANY TYPE OF GATEWAY. Last month we were in Belur for three days and explored the place and came across some beautiful gateways. We crossed them and went back into the past.

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BELUR TRIP  14TH TO 17TH OCTOBER 2021 (7)

We reached our destination, Veera Narayana temple in Belavadi at 11.35. This is a beautiful temple with many pillars. Photography is forbidden inside and the priest told us that visitors are not allowed to sit inside for long. Many stupid people had carved their initials and names on the ancient stone pillars. How can anyone… Continue reading BELUR TRIP  14TH TO 17TH OCTOBER 2021 (7)

BELUR TRIP  14TH TO 17TH OCTOBER 2021 (6)

16-11-2021 We drove to Hotel Trupti near Chennakeshava temple for breakfast. The previous evening we had gone in for dinner when we heard the owner and his employees talking in Tulu. Tulu is one of the languages spoken in certain parts of  coastal Karnataka. In our district, Udupi, it is a dominant language. The owner,… Continue reading BELUR TRIP  14TH TO 17TH OCTOBER 2021 (6)