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Hodge-podge of History, Mystery, and Diversity of India (and lots of pictures)

Newly Added Pictures 

Erotic Scluptures of Bhatkal Temple
Sex in Indian Scultpures
Social Life in Medieval Karnataka
Bathing Scenes

Somewhere in India
Village of Kokkare Belluru, 1984
Village Life in India
Ganesh Festival
Lord Ganesh in Indian Art

Ganesh on Fabric Design
Ganapati in Indian Art
Floral Design Themes
Bracket slabs carved into beautiful maidens

Erotic Paintings of India
Fair skinned man and a dark skinned woman make love. Detail from a painting in Tumkur
Erotic Arts of India
Pictures of Honnavar
Picture of Rama Temple
Ten Citizen's Monastery ("Dha Janale Mutha"), Honavar

The jewelry of kings of Mysore
Royal Jewels
Royal Jewels
The jewelry of Mysore Maharaja
Federal authorities seized them from being smuggled outside the country in 1989 when these were photographed.

Snake charmer, sculpture from Bhatkal temple
Circa 14th century
Snake Charmer
Konkani Brahmin Priest
Brahman Priest, Goa

Lord Indra Riding His Eight Trunked Elephant, Airavat
Jaina mural, Shravanabelagola, 19th century
Mysore Traditional Painting
Konkani Muslims
Hearty Smile of a Nawayati Muslim Lady
Village of Herangadi, Uttara Kannada

Himalayan Labourers, Himachal Pradesh
Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
Himalayan Laborors Carrying Hay
Woman Handwashing Clothes
Indian Woman Hand-washing the Clothes

A Woman Belonging to Halakki Tribe
Women of India
Pumpkin Hat
Man in Pumpkin hat

Krishna and the Witch Putana
Painted temple art, Venugopal Temple, Malleswaram
Killing of Putana
Masks of India
A Tribal Mask

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Temples of Karnataka
A comprehensive survey of great temples of Karnataka with the dates of their construction and geography.

By Jyotsna Kamat
Dr. Jyotsna Kamat is an active contributor to Kamat's Potpourri. Read all her articles here.

Gandhi Autobiography
Full text of Gandhi's autobiography "The Stories of My Experiments with Truth" with annotations and hyperlinks.

Marathi Natya Sangeet
Mohan Nadkarni describes the stage music behind the vibrant Marathi theater.

A Konkani Book of 1904
Digital scan of a rare Konkani book containing Konkani renditions of Purandaradasa's devotional songs.

Sports of Vijayanagar Empire
Research paper on the sports and pastimes prevalent in the Vijayanagar empire.

Introduction to
Kamat's 1997 introduction to Kamat's Potpourri Website. It narrates the spirit and idea behind the website. We hope we have lived up to it!

Research on Tamilnadu
A regularly maintained archive of research papers focusing their research on Tamilnadu, and Tamil studies.

The Deccan Plateau
Known as the Dravida land, the four states of South India offer a marked cultural and literary experience from that of the North.

Temples of Orissa
Article covering the great temples of Orissa such as Jagannath temple, Lingaraja temple, and Konark family of temples.

The Somnath Temple
"The great Somnath temple signifies that the power of reconstruction is always greater than the power of destruction"

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