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Kamal-ud-Din Abd-ur-Razzaq ibn Ishaq Samarqandi (کمالالدین عبدالرزاق بن اسحاق سمرقندی, 1413–1482), was a Persian Timurid chronicler and Islamic scholar.
Pampa (ಪಂಪ, 10th century), called by the honorific Ādikavi (ಆದಿಕವಿ "First Poet") was a Kannada poet whose works reflected his philosophical beliefs.
The Adil Shahi or Adilshahi, was a Shia Muslim dynasty, founded by Yusuf Adil Shah, that ruled the Sultanate of Bijapur, centred on present-day Bijapur district, Karnataka in India, in the Western area of the Deccan region of Southern India from 1489 to 1686.
Aihole (pronounced "Eye-hoé"), also referred to as Aivalli, Ahivolal or Aryapura, is a historic site of ancient and medieval era Buddhist, Hindu and Jain monuments in north Karnataka (India) dated from the fourth century through the twelfth century CE.
Akka Mahadevi (ಅಕ್ಕ ಮಹಾದೇವಿ) (c.1130-1160) was one of the early female poets of the Kannada language and a prominent personality in the Lingayat religion of the 12th century.
The Almatti Dam is a hydroelectric project on the Krishna River in North Karnataka, India which was completed in July 2005.
Amoghavarsha I (also known as Amoghavarsha Nrupathunga I) (800–878 CE) was a Rashtrakuta emperor, the greatest ruler of the Rashtrakuta dynasty, and one of the great emperors of India.
Annigeri is a taluk of Dharwad district in the state of Karnataka, India, located 20 km west of Gadag en route to Hubli and 35 km from Hubli.
The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is a Government of India (Ministry of Culture) organisation responsible for archaeological research and the conservation and preservation of cultural monuments in the country.
The architecture of India is rooted in its history, culture and religion.
Asaga was a 9th-century Digambara Jain poet who wrote in Sanskrit and Kannada language.
Ashoka (died 232 BCE), or Ashoka the Great, was an Indian emperor of the Maurya Dynasty, who ruled almost all of the Indian subcontinent from to 232 BCE.
Attiveri Bird Sanctuary is a village in the Mundgod taluk of Uttara Kannada district in the Indian state of Karnataka.
KLE Technological University (KLE Tech), earlier known as B.V. Bhoomaraddi College of Engineering and Technology (BVBCET) is an engineering college in Hubballi, Karnataka.
Bağəli is a village in the Ismailli Rayon of Azerbaijan.
Badami, formerly known as Vatapi, is a town and headquarters of a taluk by the same name, in the Bagalkot district of Karnataka, India.
The Badami Chalukya architecture was a temple building idiom that evolved in the 5th – 8th centuries in the Malaprabha river basin, in present-day Bagalkot district of Karnataka state, under the Chalukya dynasty.
Bagalkot or Bagalakote is a city in Karnataka state of India, which is also the headquarters of Bagalkote district.
Bāgalkot district is an administrative district in the Indian state of Karnataka.
The Bahmani Sultanate (also called the Bahmanid Empire or Bahmani Kingdom) was a Muslim state of the Deccan in South India and one of the major medieval Indian kingdoms.
Ballari (pronounced) is a district in Karnataka state, India.
Banavasi is an ancient temple town in Uttara Kannada in the South Indian state of Karnataka.
The Banjara (also called Gor, Lambadi and Gormati) are a community usually described as nomadic people from the northwestern belt of the Indian subcontinent (from Afghanistan to the state of Rajasthan) but now found in other areas of India also.
Basavanna (ಬಸವಣ್ಣ) was a 12th-century Hindu philosopher, statesman, Kannada poet in the Niraakaara Shiva-focussed Bhakti movement and a social reformer during the reign of the Kalachuri-dynasty king Bijjala I in Karnataka, India.
Basava Jayanthi is traditionally observed by the Lingayats and is observed as a holiday in the Indian state of Karnataka.
Basava Sagar Dam, previously known as Narayanpur Dam, is a dam constructed across the Krishna River at Siddapur Village in Muddebihal Taluk, Bijapur District, Karnataka, India.
Basavakalyan also spelled Basavakalyana is a City and taluka in Bidar District of the state of Karnataka, India and was historically known as Kalyan and Basavakalyan is the Second Largest Municipality City in Bidar District.
Pandit Basavraj Rajguru (24 August 1920 – 1991) was a leading Indian classical vocalist in the Kirana gharana (singing style).
The Battle of Raichur was a battle fought between the Vijayanagar Empire and the Sultanate of Bijapur in 1520 CE in the town of Raichur, India.
The Battle of Talikota (23 January 1565) was a watershed battle fought between the Vijayanagara Empire and the Deccan sultanates.
Bayaluseeme or Bayalu Seeme is the area lying to the east of Malenadu, a region of Karnataka state in India.
Belagavi Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies in Karnataka state in southern India.
Belgaum (also known as Belagavi, Belgavi and Venugrama or "bamboo village") is a city in the Indian state of Karnataka located in its northern part along the Western Ghats.
Belgaum is a district in the state of Karnataka, India.
Bellary, officially Ballari, in the eponymous Bellary district, is a major city in the state of Karnataka, India.
Bhakri is a round flat unleavened bread often used in the cuisine of the states of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa states in India, along with several regions of western and central India, including areas of Rajasthan, Malwa, and Karnataka.
The Bhima River is a major river in Western India and South India.
Bhimgad Wildlife Sanctuary is a protected area in the Western Ghats, in Khanapur Taluk of Belgaum District near Jamboti Village, Karnataka state, India.
Bhimsen Gururaj Joshi (4 February 1922 – 24 January 2011) was an Indian singer from Karnataka in the Hindustani classical tradition.
Bidar also called as Karnatakada Kirita is a hill top city in the north-eastern part of Karnataka state in south India.
Bidar district is the northernmost part of the Karnataka state in India.
Bidar sultanate was one of the Deccan sultanates of late medieval southern India.
Bidriware is a metal handicraft from Bidar.
Bijapur, officially known as Vijayapura, is the district headquarters of Bijapur District of Karnataka state of India.
Bijapur district, officially known as Vijayapura district, is a district in the state of Karnataka in India.
Bilagi is a panchayat town and taluka in the Bagalkot district of Karnataka, India.
Bombay State was a large Indian state created at the time of India's Independence, with other regions being added to it in the succeeding years. Bombay Presidency (roughly equating to the present-day Indian state of Maharashtra, excluding South Maharashtra and Vidarbha) was merged with the princely states of the Baroda, Western India and Gujarat (the present-day Indian state of Gujarat) and Deccan States (which included parts of the present-day Indian states of Maharashtra and Karnataka. On November 1, 1956, Bombay State was re-organized under the States Reorganisation Act on linguistic lines, absorbing various territories including the Saurashtra and Kutch States, which ceased to exist. On May 1, 1960, Bombay State was dissolved and split on linguistic lines into the two states of Gujarat, with Gujarati speaking population and Maharashtra, with Marathi speaking population.
Bonal Bird Sanctuary sometimes spelled as Bohnal Bird Sanctuary is bird sanctuary and wetland near Bonal village in the Shorapur taluk of Yadgir district in Karnataka state, India.
Butter is a dairy product containing up to 80% butterfat (in commercial products) which is solid when chilled and at room temperature in some regions and liquid when warmed.
Buttermilk refers to a number of dairy drinks.
The Central University of Karnataka (CUK) was established by an Act of the Parliament (No. 3 of 2009) at kadaganchi of Aland, Karnataka taluk Gulbarga, Karnataka.
The Chalukya dynasty was an Indian royal dynasty that ruled large parts of southern and central India between the 6th and the 12th centuries.
The Chola–Chalukya wars were a series of wars fought from 992 C.E. to 1120 C.E. between the Chola and the Chalukya kingdoms in what is now India.
Chandramouleshwar Temple is very near Unkal circle and Unkal Lake (on Old NH4 in Hubli. Unkal is an area in the Hubli-Dharwad municipality in Karnataka. It is on old Pune – Bangalore highway NH4, about 3 km north of Hubli city centre. It has Unkal Lake, beautiful natural scene with water, cool breeze and joyous tourists. It is good picnic spot and must-visit place.
The chili pepper (also chile pepper, chilli pepper, or simply chilli) from Nahuatl chīlli) is the fruit of plants from the genus Capsicum, members of the nightshade family, Solanaceae. They are widely used in many cuisines to add spiciness to dishes. The substances that give chili peppers their intensity when ingested or applied topically are capsaicin and related compounds known as capsaicinoids. Chili peppers originated in Mexico. After the Columbian Exchange, many cultivars of chili pepper spread across the world, used for both food and traditional medicine. Worldwide in 2014, 32.3 million tonnes of green chili peppers and 3.8 million tonnes of dried chili peppers were produced. China is the world's largest producer of green chillies, providing half of the global total.
The Chutu dynasty (Kannada: ಚುಟು) ruled parts of the Deccan region of South India in the 1st century BCE to 3rd century CE with its capital at Banavasi in modern Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka state.
Cumin (Cuminum cyminum) is a flowering plant in the family Apiaceae, native to a territory including Middle East and stretching east to India.
According to Hindu mythology, Dakṣa (Sanskrit: दक्ष, lit. able, dexterous, or honest one is one of the sons of Lord Brahma, who, after creating the ten Manas Putras, created Daksha, Dharma, Kamadeva and Agni from his right thumb, chest, heart and eyebrows respectively. Besides his noble birth, Daksa was a great kshatriya king. Pictures show him as a rotund and obese man with a stocky body, protruding belly, and muscular with the head of an ibex-like creature with spiral horns.
Dal (also spelled daal, dail, dhal; pronunciation) is a term in the Indian subcontinent for dried, split pulses (that is, lentils, peas, and beans).
Dambala is a village in the gadag district of the state of Karnataka, India.
Dantidurga (735–756 CE), also known as Dantivarman or Dantidurga II was the founder of the Rashtrakuta Empire of Manyakheta.
Daroji Sloth Bear Sanctuary is located in Ballari district in Karnataka.
Davanagere District is an administrative district of Karnataka state in India.
The Deccan PlateauPage 46, is a large plateau in western and southern India.
The Deccan States Agency, also known as the Deccan States Agency and Kolhapur Residency, was a political agency of British India, managing the relations of the British government of the Bombay Presidency with a collection of princely states and jagirs (feudal 'vassal' estates) in western India.
The Deccan Sultanates were five dynasties that ruled late medieval Indian kingdoms, namely, Bijapur, Golkonda, Ahmadnagar, Bidar, and Berar in south-western India.
The Deccan thorn scrub forests are a xeric shrubland ecoregion of India and southernmost Sri Lanka.
Delhi (Dilli), officially the National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT), is a city and a union territory of India.
A deputy commissioner is a police, income tax or administrative official in many different countries.
Dharma (dharma,; dhamma, translit. dhamma) is a key concept with multiple meanings in the Indian religions – Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism.
Dharwad is the district headquarters of Dharwad district in the state of Karnataka, India.
Dharwad District is an administrative district of the state of Karnataka in southern India.
Dharwad peda (ಧಾರವಾಡ ಪೇಡ) is an Indian sweet delicacy unique to the state of Karnataka, India.
Diwali or Deepavali is the Hindu festival of lights celebrated every year in autumn in the northern hemisphere (spring in southern hemisphere).
Doddabasappa Temple is a 12th-century Western Chalukyan architectural innovation in Dambal, Karnataka state, India.
A dolmen is a type of single-chamber megalithic tomb, usually consisting of two or more vertical megaliths supporting a large flat horizontal capstone or "table".
Dravidian architecture is an architectural idiom in Hindu temple architecture that emerged in the southern part of the Indian subcontinent or South India, reaching its final form by the sixteenth century.
The Dravidian languages are a language family spoken mainly in southern India and parts of eastern and central India, as well as in Sri Lanka with small pockets in southwestern Pakistan, southern Afghanistan, Nepal, Bangladesh and Bhutan, and overseas in other countries such as Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore.
Dravidians are native speakers of any of the Dravidian languages.
Eggplant (Solanum melongena) or aubergine is a species of nightshade grown for its edible fruit.
Elephanta Caves are a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a collection of cave temples predominantly dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva.
Ellora (\e-ˈlȯr-ə\, IAST), located in the Aurangabad district of Maharashtra, India, is one of the largest rock-cut monastery-temple cave complexes in the world, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, featuring Buddhist, Hindu and Jain monuments, and artwork, dating from the 600-1000 CE period.
Extinct Kannada literature is a body of literature of the Kannada language dating from the period preceding the first extant work, Kavirajamarga (ca. 850 CE).
Female (♀) is the sex of an organism, or a part of an organism, that produces non-mobile ova (egg cells).
Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) is an annual plant in the family Fabaceae, with leaves consisting of three small obovate to oblong leaflets.
Ferrous metallurgy is the metallurgy of iron and its alloys.
Gadag District is a district in the state of Karnataka, India.
Gadag-Betageri is a city municipal council in Gadag district in the state of Karnataka, India.
Gajendragad Gajendragad (also called Gajendragarh) is a town and a taluk place in '''Gadag''' '''District''', Karnataka, India.
Pandit Ganapati Bhat, popularly known as Ganapati Bhat Hasanagi, is an Indian Hindustani classical vocalist.
Ganesh Chaturthi (IAST), also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi or Vinayaka Chavithi is the Hindu festival that reveres god Ganesha.
Gangavati is a town, municipality and taluk in the Koppal district of the Indian state of Karnataka.
Gangubai Hangal (5 March 1913 – 21 July 2009) was an Indian singer of the khyal genre of Hindustani classical music, who was known for her deep and powerful voice.
The Ghataprabha (kannada ಘಟಪ್ರಭಾ) river is an important right-bank tributary of the Krishna River and flows eastward for a distance of 283 kilometers before its confluence with the Krishna River at Almatti.
Ghee is a class of clarified butter that originated from the Indian subcontinent.
Goa is a state in India within the coastal region known as the Konkan, in Western India.
Gokak (Kannada Gokak or Gokaka) is a taluka headquarters in the Belagavi District of Karnataka state, India.
Gudavi Bird Sanctuary is located in the Soraba taluk of Sagara Subdivision in the Indian state of Karnataka.
Gulbarga, officially known as Kalaburagi, is a city in the Indian state of Karnataka, India.
Gulbarga district, officially known as Kalaburagi district, is one of the 30 districts of Karnataka state in southern India.
Gulbarga University is a public university located in Gulbarga, Karnataka, India.
Gurgunta also spelled as Guragunta is a village in the northern state of Karnataka, India.
Guru Rao Deshpande (1889–1982) was a singer from Karnataka, India.
Guttal is a village in the southern state of Karnataka, India.
Halasi (Kannada ಹಲಸಿ) also called as Halsi or Halshi, is a town in Khanapur Taluk, Belgaum District in Karnataka, India.
Hampi, also referred to as the Group of Monuments at Hampi, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in east-central Karnataka, India.
Hangal, also spelled Hanagal, Hanungal, and Hungul, is an historic town in Haveri district in the Indian state of Karnataka.
Harsha (c. 590–647 CE), also known as Harshavardhana, was an Indian emperor who ruled North India from 606 to 647 CE.
Hatti is a census town in Raichur district in the Indian state of Karnataka.
Haveri is a town in Karnataka, India, It is the administrative headquarters of Haveri District.
Haveri is a district in the state of Karnataka, India with the potential to become a tourist hub.
Hindi (Devanagari: हिन्दी, IAST: Hindī), or Modern Standard Hindi (Devanagari: मानक हिन्दी, IAST: Mānak Hindī) is a standardised and Sanskritised register of the Hindustani language.
Hindustani classical music is the traditional music of northern areas of the Indian subcontinent, including the modern states of India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan.
Hire Benakal (or Hirebenakal) is a megalithic site in the state of Karnataka, India.
Holi (Holī), also known as the "festival of colours", is a spring festival celebrated all across the Indian subcontinent as well as in countries with large Indian subcontinent diaspora populations such as Jamaica, Suriname, Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago, South Africa, Malaysia, the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Mauritius, and Fiji.
Hospet, officially Hosapete, is a city in Bellary District in central Karnataka, India.
The Hoysala Empire was a Kannadiga power originating from the Indian subcontinent, that ruled most of the what is now Karnataka, India between the 10th and the 14th centuries.
Hubballi (Other name: Hubli) is the second largest city in the Indian state of Karnataka.
Hubballi and Dharwad are twin cities in the Indian state of Karnataka.
In anthropology and demography, the human sex ratio is the ratio of males to females in a population.
The human voice consists of sound made by a human being using the vocal tract, such as talking, singing, laughing, crying, screaming, etc.
Hutti Gold Mines Limited (ಹಟ್ಟಿ ಚಿನ್ನದ ಗಣಿ) (HGML) is a company located in the state of Karnataka, India and engaged in the mining and production of gold.
Hyderabad State was an Indian princely state located in the south-central region of India with its capital at the city of Hyderabad.
Ilkal saree (ಇಳಕಲ್ ಸೀರೆ) is a traditional form of saree which is a common feminine wear in India.
Indian family names are based on a variety of systems and naming conventions, which vary from region to region.
Indian rock-cut architecture is more various and found in greater abundance than any other form of rock-cut architecture around the world.
Indian Standard Time (IST) is the time observed throughout India, with a time offset of UTC+05:30.
IslamThere are ten pronunciations of Islam in English, differing in whether the first or second syllable has the stress, whether the s is or, and whether the a is pronounced, or (when the stress is on the first syllable) (Merriam Webster).
Jainism, traditionally known as Jain Dharma, is an ancient Indian religion.
Jamkhandi State was one of the Maratha princely states of British India.
Jayateerth Mevundi (Kannada: ಜಯತೀರ್ಥ ಮೇವುಂಡಿ) is a Indian classical vocalist of the Kirana gharana (singing style).
The Kadamba script (known as Pre Old Kannada script) marks the birth of a dedicated script for writing Kannada.
Kadamba architecture was a style of temple architecture founded by Mayurasharma in the 4th century AD in Karnataka, India Kadambas created new style of architecture which was the basis of the Hoysalas style of architecture, developed original school of sculpture, was the forerunner of series of South Indian sculptors.
The Kadambas (Kannada: ಕದಂಬರು) (345–525 CE) were an ancient royal family of Karnataka, India, that ruled northern Karnataka and the Konkan from Banavasi in present-day Uttara Kannada district.
The Kadambas of Goa were a dynasty during the Late Classical period on the Indian subcontinent, who ruled Goa from the 10th to the 14th century CE.
The Kadambas of Hangal was a South Indian dynasty during the Late Classical period on the Indian subcontinent, which originated in the region of Karnataka.
The Kailash (IAST) or Kailasanatha temple (Kailāsanātha) is one of the largest rock-cut ancient Hindu temples located in Ellora, Maharashtra, India.
The Kalachuris of Kalyani were a 12th-century Indian dynasty, who ruled over parts of present-day northern Karnataka and Maharashtra.
Kali Tiger Reserve (Kannada: ಕಾಳಿ ಹುಲಿ ಸಂರಕ್ಷಿತ ಪ್ರದೇಶ) is a protected area and tiger reserve.
The Kampili kingdom was a short-lived Hindu kingdom of early 14th-century in the Deccan region.
Kanaganahalli is about 3 km from Sannati.
Kanakagiri (also known as Suvarnagiri) is an historical place in India, and new Taluk headquarters situated in Karnataka State, It's new taluk of Koppal district.
The Kanara (also known as Canara, Karavali and Coastal Karnataka) region of Karnataka, comprises three coastal districts, namely Dakshina Kannada and Udupi district (South Canara) and Uttara Kannada (North Canara).
Kannada (ಕನ್ನಡ) is a Dravidian language spoken predominantly by Kannada people in India, mainly in the state of Karnataka, and by significant linguistic minorities in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Kerala, Goa and abroad.
Kannada dialects, in the broad sense incorporating the Kannada–Badaga languages, are spoken in and around Karnataka.
Kannada University, also called as Hampi Kannada University or Hampi University, Kannada University, Hampi is a research oriented Public University in Hampi, Karnataka, founded in 1991 by the Government of Karnataka through Kannada University Act, 1991, with the aim to develop the Kannada language and to promote the literature, traditions, culture, and folklore of Karnataka.
Kappe Arabhatta (ಕಪ್ಪೆ ಆರಭಟ್ಟ) was a Chalukya warrior of the 8th century who is known from a Kannada verse inscription, dated to c. 700 CE, and carved on a cliff overlooking the northeast end of the artificial lake in Badami, Karnataka, India.
Karnata Bharata Kathamanjari (ಕರ್ನಾಟ ಭಾರತ ಕಥಮಂಜರೀ) is the Kannada version of the great Indian epic, Mahabharata.
Karnata was a southern kingdom ruled by -rulers during the period of the epic Mahabharata.
Karnatak College of Arts and Science, Dharwar (1917) is one of the leading institutions in Karnataka, India offering B.A., B. Com.
Karnatak Science College, Dharwad, is an Institute in the North Karnataka region of India.
Karnatak University is a state university in the city of Dharwad in the state of Karnataka in India.
Karnataka also known Kannada Nadu is a state in the south western region of India.
Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli (KIMS, Hubli) is a medical school in Hubli, India is affiliated with Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka.
Akkamahadevi Women’s University Karnataka, Vijayapura (AWUK Vijayapura) was established in August 2003 and is the first university exclusively for women in Karnataka.
Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences University is a public university.
The Kasivisvesvara temple (also spelt Kashivishveshvara) and sometimes called Kashivishvanatha temple is located in Lakkundi, in the (Gadag district) of Karnataka state, India.
Kasuti (ಕಸೂತಿ) is a traditional form of folk embroidery practised in the state of Karnataka, India.
Kaveri (anglicized as Cauvery), also referred as Ponni, is an Indian river flowing through the states of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.
Kavirajamarga (ಕವಿರಾಜಮಾರ್ಗ) (850 C.E.) is the earliest available work on rhetoric, poetics and grammar in the Kannada language.
Kinnal also called as Kinhal is a village in the southern state of Karnataka, India.
Kinnal Craft or Kinhal Craft, is a traditional wooden craft local to the town of Kinhal, or Kinnal, in Koppal District, North Karnataka, India.
Kirtivarman II also known as Rahappa (746 – 753 CE) was the last ruler in the Badami Chalukya dynasty.
Kishkindha (Kannada: ಕಿಷ್ಕಿಂಧೆ Kiṣkindhe; IAST: Kiṣkindhā, Devanagari: किष्किन्धा) is the monkey (Vanara) kingdom of the Vanara King Sugriva, the younger brother of Vali, in the Indian theology of Ramayana times.
Kittur, also known as Kitturu and historically as Kittoor, is a taluka in the Belgaum district of the South Indian state of Karnataka.
Konkan, also known as the Konkan Coast or Kokan, is a rugged section of the western coastline of India.
Koppal is a town in Koppal district in the Indian state of Karnataka.
Koppal district is an administrative district in the state of Karnataka in India.
Kosambari or koshambari is a typical south Indian salad made from pulses (split legumes) and seasoned with mustard seeds.
The Krishna River is the fourth-biggest river in terms of water inflows and river basin area in India, after the Ganga, Godavari and Brahmaputra.
Kuknoor (also known as Kuknur, Kukkanur or Kukanoor) is a City and Taluka in the of the Koppal District.
Kumar Gandharva or Shivaputra Siddharamayya Komkalimath (pronunciation) (8 April 1924 – 12 January 1992) was an Indian classical singer, well known for his unique vocal style and his refusal to be bound by the tradition of any gharana.
Kumara Vyasa (ಕುಮಾರವ್ಯಾಸ) is the pen name of Naranappa (ನಾರಣಪ್ಪ), an influential and classical, early 15th century poet in the Kannada language.
Kundgol also spelled as Kundagola is a panchayat town in Dharwad district in the Indian state of Karnataka.
Lakkundi in Gadag District of Karnataka is a tiny village on the way to Hampi (Hosapete) from Hubballi.
Leaf vegetables, also called leafy greens, salad greens, pot herbs, vegetable greens, or simply greens, are plant leaves eaten as a vegetable, sometimes accompanied by tender petioles and shoots.
Lingasugur is a municipal town in Raichur district in the Indian state of Karnataka.
The Himalaya, which runs across India's northern tier, is the boundary between two of the Earth's great ecozones — the Palearctic, which covers most of temperate-to-arctic Eurasia, and Indomalaya, which covers most of the Indian subcontinent and extends into Indochina, Sundaland (Malaysia and western Indonesia) and the Philippines.
This is a list of historically important places in North Karnataka.
This articles lists '''World Heritage Sites''' located in India, as designated by UNESCO.
Madhav Gudi (Kannada:ಮಾಧವ ಗುಡಿ, Devanagari:माधव गुडि) (1941 – 22 April 2011) was a Hindustani classical vocalist, specialising in Khayal and light forms.
Magadi Bird Sanctuary created at the Magadi tank, it is one of the biodiversity hotspots of Karnataka.
Maha Shivaratri a Hindu festival celebrated annually in honour of the god Shiva.
The Mahābhārata (महाभारतम्) is one of the two major Sanskrit epics of ancient India, the other being the Rāmāyaṇa.
The Mahadeva Temple is located in the town of Itagi in Yalburga Taluk, in the Koppal District of Karnataka state, India.
The Mahakuta group of temples is located in Mahakuta, a village in the Bagalkot district of Karnataka state, India.
Mahakuta Pillar (ಮಹಾಕೂಟ ಸ್ತಂಭ) in the town of Mahakuta in present-day Bagalkot district of India's Karnataka state is the source of an important Badami Chalukya inscription called Mahakuta pillar inscription ascribed to king Mangalesha, second son of Pulakeshin I. It is made of fine grained sandstone.
Maharashtra (abbr. MH) is a state in the western region of India and is India's second-most populous state and third-largest state by area.
The Malaprabha River (Kannada ಮಲಪ್ರಭಾ ನದಿ) is a tributary of the Krishna River and flows through the state of Karnataka in India.
A male (♂) organism is the physiological sex that produces sperm.
Malkheda, also known as Malkhed,Village code.
Mallikarjun Mansur (31 December 1910 – 12 September 1992) was an Indian classical singer of the khyal style in the Jaipur-Atrauli gharana (singing style).
The Maurya Empire was a geographically-extensive Iron Age historical power founded by Chandragupta Maurya which dominated ancient India between 322 BCE and 180 BCE.
Medieval Kannada literature covered a wide range of subjects and genres which can broadly be classified under the Jain, Virashaiva, Vaishnava and secular traditions.
A megalith is a large stone that has been used to construct a structure or monument, either alone or together with other stones.
Modak is an Indian sweet popular in many parts of India.
Mudhol State was a princely state during the British Raj.
Mustard plants are any of several plant species in the genera Brassica and Sinapis in the family Brassicaceae.
Mysore State was a separate state within the Union of India from 1948 until 1956 with Mysore as its capital.
Nachiketa (Sharma) Yakkundi (Kannada: ನಚಿಕೇತ, Devanagari:नचिकेत, IAST: Naciketā) is an Indian classical vocalist in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Naga Panchami (Sanskrit: नाग पंचमी) is a traditional worship of snakes or serpents observed by Hindus throughout India, Nepal and other countries where Hindu adherents live.
Nagaraja Rao Havaldar (ನಾಗರಾಜ ರಾವ್ ಹವಲ್ದಾರ್) is a Hindustani Classical vocalist from Karnataka, India.
The Narmada, also called the Rewa and previously also known as Nerbudda,even Shankari, is a river in central India and the sixth longest river in the Indian subcontinent.
Navaratri (नवरात्रि, literally "nine nights"), also spelled Navratri or Navarathri, is a nine nights (and ten days) Hindu festival, celebrated in the autumn every year.
The Neolithic was a period in the development of human technology, beginning about 10,200 BC, according to the ASPRO chronology, in some parts of Western Asia, and later in other parts of the world and ending between 4500 and 2000 BC.
Old Kannada or Halegannada (ಹಳೆಗನ್ನಡ) is the Kannada language which was transformed from the 5th century CE during the reign of the Kadambas of Banavasi (ancient royal dynasty of Karnataka 345−525 CE).
The onion (Allium cepa L., from Latin cepa "onion"), also known as the bulb onion or common onion, is a vegetable that is the most widely cultivated species of the genus Allium.
A papadum is a thin, crisp, disc-shaped food from the Indian subcontinent; typically based on a seasoned dough usually made from peeled black gram flour (urad flour), either fried or cooked with dry heat (usually flipping it over an open flame).
Pattadakal, also called Paṭṭadakallu or Raktapura, is a complex of 7th and 8th century CE Hindu and Jain temples in northern Karnataka (India).
The peanut, also known as the groundnut or the goober and taxonomically classified as Arachis hypogaea, is a legume crop grown mainly for its edible seeds.
A Postal Index Number or PIN or PIN code is a code in the post office numbering or post code system used by India Post, the Indian postal administration.
The Provinces of India, earlier Presidencies of British India and still earlier, Presidency towns, were the administrative divisions of British governance in the subcontinent.
A princely state, also called native state (legally, under the British) or Indian state (for those states on the subcontinent), was a vassal state under a local or regional ruler in a subsidiary alliance with the British Raj.
Pulakeshin (IAST: Pulakeśin, r. c. 540-567) was the first sovereign ruler of the Chalukya dynasty of Vatapi (modern Badami).
Pulakeshin II (610–642 CE), also spelt Pulakesi II and Pulikeshi II, was the most famous ruler of the Chalukya dynasty.
Puran poli, also known as holige in Kannada, is an Indian sweet flatbread from many regions of India as evident by the names below.
Pandit Puttaraj Gawai (3 March 1914 – 17 September 2010) was an Indian musician in the Hindustani classical tradition, a scholar who authored more than 80 books in Kannada, Sanskrit and Hindi, a music teacher and a social servant.
Rabkavi Banhatti is a town situated at the bank of River Krishna.
Raichur is a city municipality in the district of Raichur in the South Indian state of Karnataka.
Raichur District is an administrative district in the Indian state of Karnataka.
Rajeev Taranath (born 17 October 1932) is an Indian classical musician who plays the sarod.
Ramdurg State was one of the Maratha princely states ruled by the Bhave family during the British Raj.
Ranebennuru is the City Municipal Council in Haveri district in Karnataka, India.
Ranebennur Blackbuck Sanctuary (119 km²) was declared as a sanctuary mainly to protect blackbucks.
Ranna (ರನ್ನ) was one of the earliest and arguably one of the greatest poets of the Kannada language.
Rashtrakuta (IAST) was a royal dynasty ruling large parts of the Indian subcontinent between the sixth and 10th centuries.
Rashtrakuta literature (Sanskrit:राष्ट्रकूट, Kannada: ರಾಷ್ಟ್ರಕೂಟ ಸಾಹಿತ್ಯ) is the body of work created during the rule of the Rastrakutas of Manyakheta, a dynasty that ruled the southern and central parts of the Deccan, India between the 8th and 10th centuries.
Ratta dynasty was a minor Indian dynasty who ruled over the Belgaum region of modern Karnataka as a feudatory of Rashtrakutas.
Red is the color at the end of the visible spectrum of light, next to orange and opposite violet.
Rice is the seed of the grass species Oryza sativa (Asian rice) or Oryza glaberrima (African rice).
Pandit S. Ballesh (born Ballappa Sanna Bharamappa Bhajantri on April 1, 1958) is an Indian shehnai player.
Sainik School Bijapur is one of the 25 Sainik Schools of India.
The Saluva dynasty was created by the Saluvas, who by historical tradition were natives of the Kalyani region of northern Karnataka in modern India.
Sandur State (Kannada: ಸಂಡೂರು ಸಂಸ್ಥಾನ) was a small princely state of India during the British Raj, part of the Madras States Agency.
Sangama was a dynasty of the Vijayanagara Empire.
Sangeeta Katti (Kulkarni) (ಸಂಗೀತ ಕಟ್ಟಿ (ಕುಲಕರ್ಣಿ)), popularly known as Sangeeta Katti, is a Hindustani classical vocalist in India.
Sangli (is a City and the district headquarters of Sangli District in the state of Maharashtra, in western India. It is known as the Turmeric City of Maharashtra due to its production and trade of the spice. Sangli is situated on the banks of river Krishna and houses many sugar factories.
Sangli District is a district of Maharashtra State in west-central India.
Sanjeev Chimmalgi (संजीव चिम्मलगि) (born 29 July 1972) is an Indian music composer and Hindustani vocalist.
Sankranti (संक्रान्ति saṁkrānti) means transmigration of the Sun from one Rāshi (constellation of the zodiac in Indian astronomy) to the next.
Sannati or Sannathi is a small village, located on the banks of the Bhima River in Chitapur taluk of Gulbarga District of Northern Karnataka.
Sanskrit is the primary liturgical language of Hinduism; a philosophical language of Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism and Jainism; and a former literary language and lingua franca for the educated of ancient and medieval India.
The sarod (or sarode) (सरोद, সরোদ) is a stringed instrument, used mainly in Hindustani music.
The Satavahanas (IAST), also referred to as the Andhras in the Puranas, were an ancient Indian dynasty based in the Deccan region.
Saundatti also known as Sugandavarti and (Savadatti in Kannada) is one of the oldest towns in Belgaum district in the Indian state of Karnataka.
Savanur State was one of the princely states of British India.
Ramachandra Kundgolkar Saunshi, popularly known as Pandit Sawai Gandharva (January 19, 1886 – September 12, 1952), was a popular Hindustani Classical vocalist and Marathi stage actor of the Kirana Gharana.
Scallions (green onion, spring onion and salad onion) are vegetables of various Allium onion species.
Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Engineering and Technology (also called SDMCET) is an autonomous private engineering college located in Dharwad in the state of Karnataka, India.
Sesame (Sesamum indicum) is a flowering plant in the genus Sesamum, also called benne.
The Seuna, Sevuna or Yadavas of Devagiri (c. 850–1334) was an Indian dynasty, which at its peak ruled a kingdom stretching from the Tungabhadra to the Narmada rivers, including present-day Maharashtra, north Karnataka and parts of Madhya Pradesh, from its capital at Devagiri (present-day Daulatabad in modern Maharashtra).
The Shilahara Dynasty (also Shilahara, Sinhara, Shailahara, Shrilara, and Silara) was a royal clan that established itself in northern and southern Konkan, present-day Mumbai and southern Maharashtra during the Rashtrakuta period.
Shiva (Sanskrit: शिव, IAST: Śiva, lit. the auspicious one) is one of the principal deities of Hinduism.
Shobha Gurtu (1925–2004) was an Indian singer in the light Hindustani classical style.
Shorapur is a town and taluka in Yadgir district in the Indian state of Karnataka.
The Siddhesvara Temple (also spelt Siddheshvara or Siddheshwara andlocally called Purada Siddeshwara) is located in the town of Haveri in Haveri district, Karnataka state, India.
The Siddis of Karnataka (ಕರ್ನಾಟಕದ ಸಿದ್ಧಿಗಳು) (also spelled Siddhis) are an ethnic group inhabiting India.
The sitar (or; सितार, Punjabi: ਸਿਤਾਰ) is a plucked stringed instrument used in Hindustani classical music.
Sorghum bicolor, commonly called sorghum and also known as great millet, durra, jowari, or milo, is a grass species cultivated for its grain, which is used for food for humans, animal feed, and ethanol production.
South India is the area encompassing the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Telangana as well as the union territories of Lakshadweep, Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Puducherry, occupying 19% of India's area.
The South Western Railway (abbreviated SWR and दपरे) is one of the 17 railway zones in India.
Spinach (Spinacia oleracea) is an edible flowering plant in the family Amaranthaceae native to central and western Asia.
Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Dental Sciences is a dental school in Karnataka, India.
Sri Ponna (ಶ್ರೀ ಪೊನ್ನ) (c. 950) was a noted Kannada poet in the court of Rashtrakuta Dynasty king Krishna III (r.939–968 CE).
India is a federal union comprising 29 states and 7 union territories, for a total of 36 entities.
The Stone Age was a broad prehistoric period during which stone was widely used to make implements with an edge, a point, or a percussion surface.
Sudi, is a panchayat town in the Gadag District of Karnataka, India.
A tehsil (also known as a mandal, taluk, taluq or taluka) is an administrative division of some countries of South Asia.
Tempering is a cooking technique used in the cuisines of India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka, in which whole spices (and sometimes also other ingredients such as dried chillies, minced ginger root or sugar) are roasted briefly in oil or ghee to liberate essential oils from cells and thus enhance their flavours, before being poured, together with the oil, into a dish.
Temples of North Karnataka North Karnataka has innumerable sites in the Temple Map of Karnataka, India, with its some of its still surviving monuments going back to the 7th century AD.
Tibetan Buddhism is the form of Buddhist doctrine and institutions named after the lands of Tibet, but also found in the regions surrounding the Himalayas and much of Central Asia.
* 600 BC: One of the 16 great janapadas, named as Ashmaka.
Karnataka, the eighth largest state in India, has been ranked as the third most popular state in the country for tourism in 2014.
Tulu (Tulu: ತುಳು ಭಾಷೆ Tulu bāse) is a Dravidian language spoken by around 2.5 million native speakers mainly in the south west part of the Indian state of Karnataka and in the Kasaragod district of Kerala which is collectively known as Tulu Nadu.
The Tungabhadra Dam also known as Pampa Sagar is constructed across the Tungabhadra River, a tributary of the Krishna River.
The Tungabhadra River is a river in India that starts and flows through the state of Karnataka during most of its course, before flowing along the border between Karnataka, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh and ultimately joining the Krishna River in Kurnool District of Andhra Pradesh. In the epic Ramayana, the Tungabhadra River was known by the name of Pampa.
Ugadi (Ugādi, Samvatsarādi, Yugadi) is the New Year's Day for the people of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka and Maharashtra, states in India.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris.
University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad (UASD) is a state agriculture university established by the Government of Karnataka which imparts education, research and extension activities in the fields of agriculture, forestry, food science, agri marketing and home science.
The Upper Krishna Project (UKP) is an irrigation project across the Krishna River to provide irrigation to the drought-prone areas of Bijapur, Bagalkot, Gulbarga, Yadgir and Raichur districts in the state of Karnataka in southern India.
Vachana sahitya is a form of rhythmic writing in Kannada (see also Kannada poetry) that evolved in the 11th century CE and flourished in the 12th century, as a part of the Sharana movement.
Vaishnavism (Vaishnava dharma) is one of the major traditions within Hinduism along with Shaivism, Shaktism, and Smartism.
A vassal is a person regarded as having a mutual obligation to a lord or monarch, in the context of the feudal system in medieval Europe.
Pandit M. Venkatesh Kumar was born in 1 July 1953 in Lakshmipura in the Bellary region of northern Karnataka, now in Rayadurg taluk in Ananthapura district in Andhra Pradesh.
Vesara is one of a number of terms for a distinct stylistic tradition of Indian Hindu temple architecture primarily used in the Deccan and Central India, between the Vindhyas and the river Krishna (VK Agnihotri, Indian History, p. B-34).
Vijayanagara (Sanskrit: "City of Victory") was the capital city of the historic Vijayanagara Empire.
Vijayanagara architecture (ವಿಜಯನಗರ ವಾಸ್ತುಶಿಲ್ಪ) of 1336–1565CE was a notable building idiom that developed during the rule of the imperial Hindu Vijayanagar Empire.
The Vijayanagara Empire (also called Karnata Empire, and the Kingdom of Bisnegar by the Portuguese) was based in the Deccan Plateau region in South India.
Bellary Medical College now renamed Vijayanagara Institute of Medical Sciences, located in Bellary, is run by the government of Karnataka.
Vijayanagara literature in Kannada is the body of literature composed in the Kannada language of South India during the ascendancy of the Vijayanagara Empire which lasted from the 14th through the 16th century.
Vijayapura is a town in Devanahalli taluk and Bangalore Rural district in the Indian state of Karnataka.
Vikramaditya I (Kannada: ವಿಕ್ರಮಾದಿತ್ಯ ೧) (655–680 CE) was the third son and followed his father, Pulakeshi II on to the Chalukya throne.
Pandit Vinayak Malharrao Torvi, (born 4 September 1948) is an Indian classical vocalist.
Vīrabhadra (Sanskrit: वीरभद्र, lit. distinguished hero), also known as Veerabathira,Veerabathiran,Veeraputhiran is a fearsome form of the Hindu god Shiva.
Vishnu (Sanskrit: विष्णु, IAST) is one of the principal deities of Hinduism, and the Supreme Being in its Vaishnavism tradition.
Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU, previously spelled "Visveswaraiah Technological University") is a collegiate public state university in Karnataka State, India.
Western Chalukya architecture (ಪಶ್ಚಿಮ ಚಾಲುಕ್ಯ ವಾಸ್ತುಶಿಲ್ಪ), also known as Kalyani Chalukya or Later Chalukya architecture, is the distinctive style of ornamented architecture that evolved during the rule of the Western Chalukya Empire in the Tungabhadra region of modern central Karnataka, India, during the 11th and 12th centuries.
The Western Chalukya Empire ruled most of the western Deccan, South India, between the 10th and 12th centuries.
A large body of Western Chalukya literature in Kannada language was produced during the reign of the Western Chalukya Empire (973–1200 CE) in what is now southern India.
Wheat is a grass widely cultivated for its seed, a cereal grain which is a worldwide staple food.
A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.
Yadgir District is one of the 30 districts of Karnataka state in southern India.
Yajna (IAST) literally means "sacrifice, devotion, worship, offering", and refers in Hinduism to any ritual done in front of a sacred fire, often with mantras.
Yalaburga also called as Yelburga is a panchayat town in Koppal district in the Indian state of Karnataka.
Yogurt, yoghurt, or yoghourt (or; from yoğurt; other spellings listed below) is a food produced by bacterial fermentation of milk.