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Points to Ponder
Hidden underneath the contents of Kamat's Potpourri are some fascinating pointers to life's most difficult questions. Some are the opinions of sages and saints, and some are those of the most common people you will find on the streets of India
Sculptures of India
This section at Kamat's Potpourri is the largest single source you will find on the sculptures of India. Kamat has photographed and studied them since his teenage years and amassed an unbelievable collection on the topic.
Make Your Own PhotoQuilts
If you have seen and admired our PhotoQuilts, now you can make your own! Convert a favorite photograph of yourself or your child into a stunning PhotoQuilt using our photographs.
Palanquins in Medieval Indian Art
The palanquins were used by ancient Indians for traveling both short and long distances. The hand-carried palanquins provided an efficient mode of transportation for the women, the rich, and across rough terrain.
Hoysala Temples of Belur
Kamat writes that the temples of Belur exhibit a joyous exuberance of fancy, scorning mechanical refrain. "All that is wild in human faith or warm in feelings is found portrayed in these temples".
Of Men, Women and Neuters
Learn about the transvestites in India known as the Hijras and how they are different from the Jogappas practicing the Yellamma cult. While at it, see pictures of cross dressing in Indian theater.
There are 180 million practicing Muslims in India. A photographic exhibit depicting a cross section of Indian Muslim communities; includes pictures of Daldis, Navayatis, and Islamic mystics.
Colors of India
Are you one of those who felt our site lacks color? While it is true that most of our content is in black and white, we bring you this delightful presentation on colors of India.
The temple of goddess Marikamba in the town of Sirsi is a splendid example of syncretic evolution of tribal and so called brahminical customs and rituals, befitting Hindu ethos.
How I wrote 'Gita-Rahasya'
Lokamanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak writes that "Gita does not preach renunciation". He says Gita preaches action, and asks everyone to study Gita for its philosophical beauty.
Most Hindu Gods have their own vehicles that they use to go about their tasks and responsibilities. We bring you this fascinating exhibition of pictures from Indian mythologies.
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