Kathale Basadi

The kathale Basadi at Barkuru was a fascinating place for kids. My aunt’s house being right in front of us, my cousins Asha and Latha would keep a watch on the couples that meandered there are pass light-hearted comments. It was cousin Asha who would tell us about the story of Tippu sultan escaping from …

Bakuru temple.

Yaaru ninna hesaru barithare? Karkala Gummatarayana? Barkuru Tattirayana?”  Sri Vasudeva Acharya the geography teacher at MJC  Manipal would shout at us when we forgot to put in our name and roll number on the answer sheets. The town of Barkur has 300 odd  temples  and a zatra at the temple that is the temple fair …