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Kasuti
Kasuti
Kasuti
(Kannada: ಕಸೂತಿ) is a traditional form of folk embroidery practised in the state of Karnataka, India.[1] Kasuti
Kasuti
work which is very intricate sometimes involves putting up to 5,000 stitches by hand and is traditionally made on dresswear like Ilkal sarees, Ravike and Angi or Kurta
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Chalukya Dynasty
The Chalukya
Chalukya
dynasty ([tʃaːɭukjə]) was an Indian royal dynasty that ruled large parts of southern and central India
India
between the 6th and the 12th centuries. During this period, they ruled as three related yet individual dynasties. The earliest dynasty, known as the " Badami
Badami
Chalukyas", ruled from Vatapi (modern Badami) from the middle of the 6th century. The Badami
Badami
Chalukyas
Chalukyas
began to assert their independence at the decline of the Kadamba kingdom of Banavasi
Banavasi
and rapidly rose to prominence during the reign of Pulakeshin II. After the death of Pulakeshin II, the Eastern Chalukyas
Eastern Chalukyas
became an independent kingdom in the eastern Deccan. They ruled from Vengi until about the 11th century
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Alupa Dynasty
The Alupa also known as Alva [1] (4th to 15th centuries) of Tuluva race were a royal dynasty who ruled their Native land Tulunadu
Tulunadu
is now coastal Karnataka, India. They ruled independently their kingdom known as Alvakheda since the beginning of the common era.(200 BCE to 450 CE). Later with the dominance of Kadambas
Kadambas
from Banavasi, they became feudatory to them. With the changing political scenario, soon they became the vassals of the Chalukyas, Rashtrakutas, Hoysalas and Vijayanagara
Vijayanagara
Rayas
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Badami
Badami, formerly known as Vatapi, is a town and headquarters of a taluk by the same name, in the Bagalkot district
Bagalkot district
of Karnataka, India. It was the regal capital of the Badami Chalukyas
Badami Chalukyas
from 540 to 757 AD. It is famous for its rock cut structural temples. It is located in a ravine at the foot of a rugged, red sandstone outcrop that surrounds Agastya lake
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Kannada Language
Kannada
Kannada
(/ˈkɑːnədə, ˈkæn-/;[6][7] [ˈkʌnːəɖɑː]) (Kannada: ಕನ್ನಡ) is a Dravidian language
Dravidian language
spoken predominantly by Kannada people
Kannada people
in India, mainly in the state of Karnataka, and by significant linguistic minorities in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Kerala, Goa
Goa
and abroad. The language has roughly 38 million native speakers,[8] who are called Kannadigas
Kannadigas
(Kannadigaru)
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Cuisine Of Karnataka
The cuisine of Karnataka
Karnataka
includes many vegetarian and non-vegetarian cuisines. The Karnataka
Karnataka
Cuisine is one of the oldest surviving cuisines and traces its origin to Iron Age – ragi and is mentioned in the historical works by Pampa Maha Kavi, sushrutha, etc. The varieties of the karnataka cuisine has influenced the neighbouring states like Tamil Nadu, Andhra pradesh, Kerala and Maharashtra. The cuisine also reflects influences from the food habits of many regions and communities from the three neighbouring South Indian
South Indian
states, as well as the state of Maharashtra
Maharashtra
to its north
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Cinema Of Karnataka
Kannada cinema, also known as Chandanavana,[3] is the Indian film industry based in the state of Karnataka
Karnataka
where motion pictures are produced in the Kannada language. The Kannada film Industry (sometimes metonymously referred to as Sandalwood) is the fifth largest film industry in India after Bollywood, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam. As of 2013, the Kannada film industry based in the city of Bengaluru produces more than 150 films each year.[4] Kannada films are released in more than 950 single screen and multiplex theaters in Karnataka
Karnataka
and most of them are also released across the country and in the United States, United Kingdom, Europe, UAE, Singapore, Australia and other countries.[5][6] The first government institute in India to start technical courses related to films was established in 1941 named as occupational institute then called the Sri Jayachamarajendra (S J) Polytechnic in Bengaluru
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Banavasi
Banavasi
Banavasi
is an ancient temple town in Uttara Kannada
Uttara Kannada
in the South Indian state of Karnataka. Banavasi
Banavasi
was the ancient capital of the Kannada
Kannada
empire Kadamba who ruled entire Uttara Kannada
Uttara Kannada
district. They were the first native empire to give prominence to Kannada.Contents1 History 2 Location 3 Agriculture 4 Attractions 5 Gallery 6 See also 7 References 8 External linksHistory[edit] Banavasi
Banavasi
is the oldest town in the Karnataka
Karnataka
state.[1] It has grown up around the Madhukeshwara Temple built in the 9th century and dedicated to Lord Shiva[2] the supreme God in Shaivism, a major branch of Hinduism.Madhukeshwara temple, BanavasiCoin of the Kadamba king who calls himself on the coin "sri dosharashi," thought to be Krishnavarma II (ruled c. 516-540)
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States And Union Territories Of India
India
India
is a federal union comprising twenty-nine states and seven union territories, for a total of 36 states and union territories
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Exhibition
An exhibition, in the most general sense, is an organised presentation and display of a selection of items. In practice, exhibitions usually occur within museums, galleries and exhibition halls, and World's fairs. Exhibitions can include many things such as art in both major museums and smaller galleries, interpretive exhibitions, natural history museums and history museums, and also varieties such as more commercially focused exhibitions and trade fairs. The word "exhibition" is usually, but not always, the word used for a collection of items made available to an audience. The term "exhibit" generally refers to a single item being shown within an exhibition. In common usage, "exhibitions" are considered temporary and usually scheduled to open and close on specific dates
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Ratha
Ratha (Sanskrit: रथ, rátha, Avestan raθa) is the Indo-Iranian term for a spoked-wheel chariot or a cart of antiquity.Contents1 Textual evidence 2 History2.1 Indus Valley Civilization 2.2 Proto-Indo-Iranians 2.3 Remains3 In Hindu temple festivals 4 Rathas buildings 5 Rathas in architecture 6 See also 7 Notes 8 ReferencesTextual evidence[edit]Rama goes to forestChariots figure prominently in the Rigveda, evidencing their presence in India in the 2nd millennium BCE. Notably, the Rigveda differentiates between the Ratha (chariot) and the Anas (often translated as "cart").[1] Rigvedic chariots are described as made of the wood of Salmali (RV 10.85.20), Khadira and Simsapa (RV 3.53.19) trees. While the number of wheels varies, chariot measurements for each configuration are found in the Shulba Sutras. Chariots also feature prominently in later texts, including the other Vedas, the Puranas and the great Hindu epics (Ramayana and Mahabharata)
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Balligavi
Balligavi
Balligavi
(Kannada: ಬಳ್ಳಿಗಾವಿ) a town in Shikaripura taluk Shivamogga district
Shivamogga district
of Karnataka
Karnataka
state, India, is today known as Belagami or Balagame. Its ancient names are Dakshina Kedara,Valliggame and Valligrame. Dakshina Kedara means Kedarnath
Kedarnath
of the South. A place of antiquity, it is known for its ancient monuments. Balligavi
Balligavi
is located 72 km from Shivamogga city and 21 km from Shikaripura
Shikaripura
town and 2.3 KM from Shiralakoppa in Shikaripura
Shikaripura
taluk. Balli in Kannada
Kannada
means creeper or vine. Archaeologically, Balligavi
Balligavi
dates from the Satavahana-Kadamba era and the Chaturmukha linga (four faced linga) here is in that style
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Belur
Belur, (IPA: [beːluːru]; is a Town Municipal Council
Town Municipal Council
and taluka in Hassan district
Hassan district
in the state of Karnataka, India. The town is renowned for its Chennakeshava Temple, one of the finest examples of Hoysala workmanship.Contents1 History 2 Location and transportation 3 Agriculture and commerce 4 Tourism4.1 Nearby sites5 References 6 External linksHistory[edit] Belur was the early capital of the Hoysala Empire.[1] Belur along with Halebidu
Halebidu
about 16 km away are one of the major tourist destinations in Karnataka. Belur is located in Hassan district. According to inscriptions discovered here, it was also referred to as Velur or Velapuri
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Conch Shell
Conch
Conch
(/kɒŋk, kɒntʃ/)[1][2] is a common name that is applied to a number of different medium to large-sized shells. The term generally applies to large snails whose shell has a high spire and a noticeable siphonal canal (in other words, the shell comes to a noticeable point at both ends). In North America, a conch is often identified as a queen conch, found off the coast of Florida. Queen conchs are valued for fish bait, and are also known as seafood.[3] The group of conchs that are sometimes referred to as "true conchs" are marine gastropod molluscs in the family Strombidae, specifically in the genus Strombus
Strombus
and other closely related genera
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Palanquin
The litter is a class of wheelless vehicles, a type of human-powered transport, for the transport of persons. Examples of litter vehicles include palki or पालकी (India), পালকি (Bangladesh), lectica (ancient Rome), kiệu (Vietnam, 轎), sedan chair (Britain), litera (Spain), palanquin (France, India), jiao (China, 轎), liteira (Portugal), wo (วอ, Chinese style known as kiao เกี้ยว) (Thailand), gama (Korea), koshi, ren, Norimono, and kago, (Japan, 駕籠), tahtırevan (Turkey) and sankayan (Philippines). Smaller litters may take the form of open chairs or beds carried by two or more carriers, some being enclosed for protection from the elements. Larger litters, for example those of the Chinese emperors, may resemble small rooms upon a platform borne upon the shoulders of a dozen or more people
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Chariot
A chariot is a type of carriage driven by a charioteer using primarily horses[a] to provide rapid motive power. Chariots were used by armies as transport or mobile archery platforms, for hunting or for racing, and as a conveniently fast way to travel for many ancient people. The word "chariot" comes from the Latin
Latin
term carrus, a loanword from Gaulish. A chariot of war or one used in military parades was called a car. In ancient Rome and some other ancient Mediterranean civilizations, a biga required two horses, a triga three, and a quadriga four. The horse chariot was a fast, light, open, two-wheeled conveyance drawn by two or more horses that were hitched side by side, and was little more than a floor with a waist-high guard at the front and sides
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