Category: Pilgrimage

Kerebasadi of Varanga 10

Kerebasadi of Varanga

The noise of the bus died down as it went ahead after dropping me at this small sleepy village, Varanga. I walked along the mud road which the bus conductor asked me to take,...

I Was Here: Jageshwar 2

I Was Here: Jageshwar

And I know that I, I will do more than just pass through this lifeI’ll leave nothin less that something that says I was here, I was here, I was here, I was here...

Mandharagiri (Basadi Betta) 6

Mandharagiri (Basadi Betta)

Ask anyone in Tumkur for directions to Mandharagiri, it’s most unlikely that you will get proper details. But wait, now ask for directions to Basadi Betta (or Basti betta), almost everyone knows how to...

Trek to Parvathamalai 14

Trek to Parvathamalai

Most of my travels are limited to Karnataka and when I came to know that there is trekking plan in Tamilnadu, I jumped in. Parvathamalai, a pilgrimage near Polur in Thiruvannamalai district of Tamilnadu...

Kaveri, Kapila and Sphatika 5

Kaveri, Kapila and Sphatika

“Do you want to go on a boat ride? I’ll take you to Sangama, Agasthyeshwara temple and bring you back.” I heard a voice right behind me when I was parking the two wheeler...

Keshava temple at Somanathapura 9

Keshava temple at Somanathapura

Though I’m in Mysore for the last three months, I never stayed there over weekends as I traveled back to Bangalore every week. One fine weekend I had to stay in Mysore and I...