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

Newly Added Pictures 

Two Headed Bird Ganda-berunda
Detail from Garudasthambha temple pillar, Konkani Math, Goa
Temple Arts of India
Pet Cemetery
Memorial for a Cat (?)
A memorial of 9th century (now in Alampur Museum) found in a temple of Shiva.

Sunset Over Minarets
Jaipur, Rajasthan
Pictures of Rajasthan
Pachmari Cave Paintings
Animal Motifs at Pachmari
Prehistoric petroglyph, Central India

Flowers of Mysore
Water-color painting by Mukta Venkatesh
Water Color Paintings
The Preaching of the Gita
Warrior Arjuna Seeks Lord Krishna's Advice
Picture from a calendar painting. Original artist is not known

A Lingayat Temple
Dome of a Shiva temple
Halakki Tribals
Grandma Gowdati (Halakki Lady) caring for a Child

A Village Woman
On the Streets of India
Halakki Community
Halakki Gowda Farmer
Halakki Man making Turayi ( a decorative Head gear) for Harvest Festival

Karavali art
Karavali Photo Album
Harvest Dance of Karavali
Harvest dance of Halakkis

Karavali life
Karavali Photo Album
Karavali Photo Album
Tibetan settlement in Mundgod

Stamp Honoring Rukmini Devi Arundale
Arundale was a Bharatanatyam dancer, choreographer, and activist
Stamps of India
Paintings of Karntaka
Sri Rajarajeswari, 19th Century Painting
Courtesy: Karnataka Chitra Kala Parishad

Hunting of Elusive Deer
Maricha as Golden Deer
Ramayana Pictures
Rama with the Army of Monkeys
Detail from Amriteswar temple, Karnataka

A common temple of Himalayan region
Temples of India
India Picture Archive
A Scene from Ramayana
Detail from a temple Amriteshwar

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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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