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The Muzrai Amendment In 1891, the government decided that a separate body needed to be established for regulating the activities of the Muzrai institutions, namely temples, maṭhas (Hindu monasteries that include a temple, a school, and residential facilities for ascetics), choultries (resting houses), mosques, and other institutions associated with god, religion,

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Then we notice the ascent of the rule of the Nayakas in Tamil Nadu. This royal branch was a part of the Vijayanagara Empire itself. After the Cholas, the Pandyas came into prominence. After that, political power was assimiliated into the overarching Vijayanagara kingdom. The Nayakas who ruled Gingee, Thanjavur, and

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The Anjaneyaswamy Temple of Mulabagal is extremely famous. Folks from the Mysore-Bangalore region who went on a pilgrimage to Tirupati would typically travel via Mulabagal, visit the Anjaneyaswamy Temple, take his Prasadam and resume their journey. According to one legend, this town derived its name “Mulabagal” because it lies to

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It was night-time. Sometime during 1914-15. Venkatanaranappa visited my house and said, “I had been to Mysore the day before yesterday to attend the senate meeting. Mirza saheb[1] was there. He is a senate member and an old disciple of mine. He was seated next to me and he asked

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An emperor as powerful as Pulakeshi II had to face numerous struggles during his last days. His brother “Kubja” [Short] Vishnuvardhana would repeatedly rise in rebellion, Pulakeshi would quell it and forgive him—this seemed to have become the norm. However, what we notice in each such instance is simply Pulakeshi’s

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ಮಾನವನ ಜೀವವಿಕಾಸದ ಹಾದಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ಆಸ್ವಾದನೆಯ ಮಟ್ಟಕ್ಕೇರಿದ ಕಲೆಗಳ ಪೈಕಿ ಚಿತ್ರವು ಮೊದಲನೆಯದಾದರೆ, ಶಿಲ್ಪ ಎರಡನೆಯ ಅತಿ ದೊಡ್ಡ ಸಾಧ್ಯತೆ. ಆಯಾಯ ಕಾಲದ ಆಸ್ವಾದನೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಲೀನವಾಗುವ ಗಾನ, ನಾಟ್ಯಗಳನ್ನೂ ನವನವೋನ್ಮೇಷವಾಗಿ ಸ್ಥಿರೀಕರಿಸಿ, ಎಷ್ಟೋ ಕಲಾವಿಕಾಸಗಳಿಗೆ ಚಾರಿತ್ರಿಕವಾಗಿ ಶಾಶ್ವತತೆಯನ್ನು ದಯಪಾಲಿಸುತ್ತಲೇ, ಭವಿಷ್ಯದ ಮತ್ತೊಂದು ಗಾನ-ನಾಟ್ಯಾವರಣದ ವಿಕಾಸಕ್ಕೂ ಉಪಕರಿಸಿವೆ. ಶಿಲ್ಪಗಳಿಗೆ ಮಾನವ ದೇಹಗಳೇ ಪ್ರೇರಣೆ ಎಂಬುದೇನೋ ನಿಜ. ಆದರೆ ಅವು ಯಥಾವತ್ತು ಪ್ರತಿಕೃತಿಗಳಾದರೆ ಚೆಲುವು ಸಾಕ್ಷಾತ್ಕಾರವಾದೀತೇ? ಇನ್ನು ನೃತ್ಯಕ್ಕೋ ಚಲನೆಯೇ ಉಸಿರು. ಆದರೆ ಚಲನಾತೀತವಾದ ನರ್ತನಶಿಲ್ಪಗಳನ್ನು

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