May 23, 2010

Gumbaz, Srirangapatna

This Beautiful tomb was built by Tipu Sultan as a tribute to his illustrious father, Hyder Ali (1722-1784 A.D.), after his death. The Gumbaz is situated at the eastern extreme of Srirangapatna. It Enshrines the cenotaphs of Hyder Ali, his wife Fakr-Un-Nisa and Tipu Sultan, after his death in 1799 A.D. The structur is laid out amidst a garden, Typical of Islamic architecture.

May 15, 2010

Love Triangle

 She doesnt look too happy, does she? she does not like what she is seeing, she didnt like the look in her man's eye and she knows he is upto something but is not sure how to stop him, she has a bad feeling that he does not love her any more, she sits there and watches helplessly.

May 10, 2010

Ancient Indian Sculpture

This is a 742 Year old sculpture found in Keshava Temple at Somanathpura.  Here you can see a Hindu god seated on his throne wearing a crown and jewelery's and the godess seated on his lap and resting her feet on the lotus flower, elephant is supporting the lotus so that it does not bend because of the weight on it.

May 7, 2010

Living on the Edge

 A Candid shot of my friend enjoying the view fom a view point from an altitude of 3940 feet. 
Location - Devarayanadurga, Tumkur District