Category Archive for 'india'

mesmerised by art at Belur

Monday, June 11th, 2007

mesmerised by the art Originally uploaded by common man. Here’s a moment when my mom is just amazed by the fantastic scupltures of Belur, which is more than just a temple but an exhibhition of art. More pictures…

shivaratri nightout

Saturday, February 24th, 2007

RwB: Today is MahaShivarathri It would be nice if you could share how you had spent this shivaratri. Here is my story.

procession at Malleswaram

Friday, February 23rd, 2007

Procession at Malleswaram 18th Cross Ganesha temple this evening (TN Seetharam was a special guest though as I was watching the procession, didn’t go near the dias where I could’ve probably seen him). Just by chance I happened to end up at the right place at the right time, the timing was perfect to get […]

bangalore driving – it can be different

Saturday, December 9th, 2006

With Bangalore traffic, some common sense is needed and its not really practical to blindly follow traffic rules every time, as long as it dosen’t put others to inconvenience or danger. The following is just an ad hoc incident, I don’t expect it to happen all the time. Recently I was driving home late evening. […]

when an injection became inevitable

Sunday, December 3rd, 2006

[This is the memory of something that happened a few years ago, but written in present tense. Currently, dentist technology atleast in Dr. Mani’s clinic in Malleswaram (17th Cross, Sampige Road, Malleswaram) is quite sophisticated i.e. painless. I’ve found his work excellent and more than satisfactory.] I’ve always thoroughly loathed injections. Just the look of […]

history in the making

Sunday, November 26th, 2006

Originally uploaded by common man. It felt like I was watching the Pyramids in progress… as I explored this massive structure the Global Pagoda under construction in Mumbai.

the colors of malleswaram 8th cross

Friday, October 27th, 2006

baNNa… nanna olavina baNNa! Originally uploaded by common man. There’s a lovely Kannada song “ille swarga ille naraka, berenilla suLLu” (right here is heaven, right here is hell, anything else is a lie) …and one can really experience that in Malleswaram 8th Cross esp during any festival season.

jaanapada jaatre photos

Tuesday, October 24th, 2006

DSC01449 Originally uploaded by Prashanth Reddy. There was a folk dance festival in Bangalore and though I missed the event, I’m glad I didn’t miss these brilliant photos by Prashanth Reddy (thanks to Veena for this link! 🙂 )

Gandhi in Malleswaram

Monday, October 2nd, 2006

Was passing by the Gandhi Bhavan in Malleswaram on an evening walk with my wife and noticed a notice outside of some lecture going on inside. I’d sort of taken for granted that any lecture there was probably for old people who had nothing else to do, but Vijetha went over and had a look […]

adventurers revisited – some tribal paintings

Sunday, August 6th, 2006

Had written about the adventurers after my trip to Honnemaradu… recently visited Swami and he did have some really promising sounding courses for eco-tourism. I was enquiring for my brother-in-law. Will post more substantial info soon, but for now here are some tribal paintings that I’d been talking about earlier… These are just some old […]