Category : Art and Culture

Natesa of Rajasthan temple returns to India

 Natesa, a rare sandstone idol has been retrieved after 22 years by the Rajasthan police after it was smuggled to the UK.Natesa:...

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Sammakka Saralamma Jatara

➢ Sammakka Saralamma Jatara is being celebrated in the State of Telangana.➢ Sammakka Saralamma Jatara also known as Medaram...

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Konark Sun Temple

➢ Konark Sun Temple is located in East Odisha near the sacred city of Puri, Odisha.➢ It was built in the 13th century by...

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Hampi

➢ It is a UNESCO world heritage site.➢ It was a part of the Mauryan Empire back in the third century BC.➢ Hampi was...

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Chindu Yakshaganam

➢ Chindu Yakshaganam, a.k.a Chindu Bhagavatam is a form of theatre practised by members of the Chindu Madiga community.➢...

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Brihadeshwara Temple

➢ The consecration(Kumbhabhishekam) ceremony was recently held at the Brihadisvara Temple after 23 years in Thanjavur,Tamil Nadu.

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Project Digital Poompuhar

➢ The Department of Science and Technology (DST) has launched “Project Digital Poompuhar” to recreate the Chola Dynasty...

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Bhakta Ramadasu

➢ He was a 17th-century Indian devotee of Lord Rama and a composer of Carnatic music.➢ His devotional lyrics to Rama are...

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Nagoba Jatara Festival

➢ Nagoba Jatara festival is being celebrated by the Mesram Raj Gonds and Pardhans in TelanganaState. ➢ Nagoba Jatara...

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Classical languages

Currently, six languages enjoy the ‘Classical’ status namely Tamil (declared in 2004), Sanskrit (2005),Kannada...

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Bojjannakonda and Lingala Metta-Buddhist sites

Recently the administration has succeeded in stopping an old practice of throwing stones at a Buddhist site calledBojjannakonda,...

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Inscriptions confirm presence of two medieval monasteries...

Context: A study of inscriptions on clay tablets recovered from recent excavations at Moghalmari, a Buddhist monastic...

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