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The Musical Pillars of Hampi

Is there a scientific basis to the Musical notes emitted from the pillars at Hampi’s Vittala Temple? Are the musical properties just accidental or were they engineered in some way by the master sculptors? Let us de-mystify the legends and answer these questions

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Festivals Heritage

History of Mahanavami in Vijayanagara

By making the capital city of Vijayanagara the epicenter of Mahanavami celebrations , they proclaimed to be the protectors of all that is good in the world from the the evil. They were divinely ordained for this role.

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Festivals Heritage

History of Holi Celebrations in Vijayanagara

The festival of Holi was celebrated with much gusto in 14th Century Vijayanagara as it is celebrated today in Hampi

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Story of Hampi narrated by a yogi – Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev

Sadhguru is an Indian yogi, mystic and author. Listen to him narrating the story of Vijayanagara in this 2 part video series.

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Rise of the Vijayanagara Empire and its Capital City

On this blog post learn the story behind rise of the Vijayanagara Empire, learn why they chose area near modern day Hampi to built their capital city?