The Mahayogi

Amidst the countless prayers and the energy of the devotees at Murudeshwar, there is a figure of calmness that stands high into the sky. It is the statue of the Mahayogi – A calm and meditative form of the Lord, who is otherwise known as the God of destruction. The sunshine reflecting off the lord […]

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MURUDESHWARA TEMPLE

ABOUT In the Uttara Karnataka District, is the beautiful town of Murudeshwar. On the Kanduka hillock of this town is the temple complex, which holds the main attractions of this town. At the entrance of the temple, are two life-sized elephant statues. The main Gopuram of the Murudeshwara temple, also known as Raja Gopuram is […]

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DIVING DEEP AT NETRANI

We inched close to the island. Netrani was a sight for sore eyes. The boat was anchored and I put on the diving gear and joined the scuba diving instructor, who was very friendly.  I took a deep breath and rolled into the sea water. It was all a blur at first. We ventured deeper […]

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THE LEGEND OF MURUDESHWARA

In the Bhatkal Taluk of Uttara Karnataka, is the picturesque town called Murudeshwara. Against the backdrop of a beautiful beach is the giant statue of Sri Mahayogi, which is Lord Shiva. The town gets its name from the deity of the temple, situated on the Kanduka hill. This temple has a 20-storied Gopura and is […]

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10 GREATEST TRAVELERS OF ALL TIME

We have learnt from the vast history of the world, that man has always been curious. The greatest curiosity to have existed must have been the desire of man to explore the world and discover the unseen. It is safe to say that mankind has succeeded in doing the same. We have not only discovered […]

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The journey into the Arabian Sea

It was a beautiful sunny day with the sunlight bouncing off the water and the smell of the sea in the wind. The Arabian Sea seemed to stretch on endlessly for miles. I was on a boat with fellow tourists whom I had met at Murudeshwar. Amidst this serene view was the Netrani Island, towards […]

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