Welcoming Spring–Hozhi Habba

“I’m pledging to #KhulKeKheloHoli this year by sharing my Holi memories atBlogAdda in association with Parachute Advansed.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=5&v=gPMjKIUNGDI Shivrathri is over, the mists begin to clear and the days get hotter. Some Years  it is the month of February, when everything around is dead, the trees are dark and chilled, that appearance of green shoots seems preposterous, the …

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 …