100 Stories of IndiaHoysala DynastyHoysala TemplesKarnatakatemplestumkur

Kaidala, home of a master craftsman

My tryst with the Hoysala Dynasty started innocuously when I went on a weekend getaway to Hassan over a decade ...
100 Stories of IndiaBelurHassanHoysala DynastyHoysala TemplesKarnataka

Twin Hoysala Temples of Marale and Mosale

Some of India’s best-kept secrets are not found on a map. Tucked away inside golden fields with lotus ponds surrounding ...
100 Stories of IndiaMadhya PradeshOrchha

Orchha – a treasure house of stories

It’s not every day that you get to stay in a palace but here I am sleeping in one of ...
JainismSouth IndiaTamil Nadu

Tirumalai Jain temple – Legacy of Jainism in Tamilnadu

We don’t normally associate the Cholas with the Jains. But an inscription at a Jain temple in Tirumalai indicated that ...