Malnad: Culture of the Kodavas

July 11, 2018 Vishaal Bhat 0

By far the finest race, in point of independent bearing, good looks and all the outward signs of well-being. That is how Sir Erskine Perry, an author and anthropologist described the Kodava race. The 2500-year-old […]


Holi Celebrations in Karnataka

July 7, 2018 Vishaal Bhat 0

Karnataka is a cradle of civilization, a storehouse of vast cultural wealth. Home of diverse people with rich cultural heritage having common bonds, Karnataka is a living example of unity in diversity. Modern culture in […]


Festivals of Karnataka: Jatras

July 4, 2018 Vishaal Bhat 0

The Jatras are normally celebrated annually, however the Jatre of Saranabasaveshvara of Gulbarga is celebrated twice a year, during Rangapanchami (March) and Sravana (August). Some of the jatras are celebrated once in three, seven or […]