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Kamat passed away on February 20, 2002
(Pictorial Biography - Tributes)

Dr. Krishnanand L. Kamat, a Fullbright scholar, writer, and photographer is the driving force behind the Kamat's Potpourri website. Most of the contents on this website comes from his diaries, and letters written to Jyotsna and Vikas over the years. His published works span three languages and such diverse areas like philosophy, art, science, and fiction.

A brief profile of Dr. Kamat's multiple talents:
Personal Information
  • Born on September 29, 1934 to Ramabai Kamat and (late) Laxman V. Kamat in the town of Honavar
  • Married to Jyotsna Kamat, have one son, Vikas Kamat
  • Sisters: Bayi Kamat, (late) Krishne Kantu, Prema Kamat, Sumitra Shanbhag, Pushpa Prabhu, Malini Shanbhag, and Mangala Kamat
  • Brothers: Umesh Kamat, Tulasidas Kamat, and Gajanan Kamat
  • B.Sc. Karnataka University, Dharwad
  • M.Sc. Karnataka Univ. Dharwad, 
  • Ph.D. SUNY, Syracuse External Link, USA
Major Published Works
Title Language Type Publisher/ Year
Nanoo Americage Hogidde
(12 Reprints)
(cover - download)
Kannada Travelogue Manohara Grintha Mala/ 1969
Bhagna Swapna
Kannada Novel Samaja Pustakalaya/ 1971
Vanga Darshana
(2 Reprints)
(cover - more)
Kannada Travelogue Manohara Grintha Mala/ 1972
Na Rajastanadalli
(cover - more)
Kannada Travelogue Akshara Prakashana/ 1974
Prani Parisara
(2 Editions)
(cover - cover )
Kannada Ecology Manohara Grintha Mala/ 1975
Kannada Travelogue Manohara Grintha Mala/ 1982
Preyasige Patragalu
Kannada Letters Manohara Grintha Mala/ 1990
Pashu-Pakshi Prapancha
(2 Editions)
(cover - cover)
Kannada Animal Life Pustakalaya/ 1990
Bastara Pravasa 
(cover, more)
Kannada Travelogue Pustakalaya/ 1991
Keeta Jagatthu
(cover - more)
Kannada Entomology Samatha Prakashana/ 1992
Sasya Prapancha
Kannada Ecology Pustakalayta/ 1992
(cover - more)
Kannada Art Karnataka Arts Academy/ 1993
Madhya Pradeshada Madilalli
(cover - more)
Kannada Travelogue Pustakalaya/ 1993
Sasya Parisara
Kannada Ecology Pustakalya/ 1994
Kannada Essays Nava Karnataka/ 1999
The Timeless Theater
(2 Editions)
(cover - order)
English Multimedia CyberCrow/1999
Iruveya Iruvu
Kannada Entomology Prism/2000
Kageya Kayaka
Kannada Animal Life Prism/2000
Konkanyagale Kavikala
Konkani Art Konkani Academy/2001
Pravasiya Prabhandagalu
Kannada Travelogue Shrivari/2001
Maru Payana 
(cover - review)
Kannada Narration Manohara Grintha Mala/2001
Sarpa Sankula *
Kannada Animal Life Prism/2002
Patra Parachi *
Kannada Letters Manohara Grintha Mala/2004
Na Kanda Karnataka*
Kannada Essays Karnataka Historical Research Society/2009

Also over hundred articles in periodicals, and peer reviewed felicitation volumes.
* These books were published after Kamat's passing.

Work in Progress
Contact Information
By E-mail : Contact Kamats  (Expect  delays -- see: Why Kamat has no email)
By Post: 110 Shashikiran, 18 Cr
Malleswaram, Bangalore - 560 055 INDIA

 See Also:

Kamat's Potpourri Colophon K.L. Kamat

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