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... around the temple. We spent a while admiring all the stunning carvings and then went back to our car to begin another drive to Belur. We left our driver and our flip flops in the car and ran on the hot pathway to Hoisan temple. By this point the ground was far to hot to walk on. Matt ran across it to view different parts of the temple, but I stuck to the carpet laid path. Today had got to be one of the hottest so ...
On Sunday, we woke up quite late (as usual) and were debating whether we should go via Chikamagalur or take up the direct route via Sakleshpur and Hassan. We decided upon Chikamagalur and Sayon and Srishti joined us on a Pulsar. We left around 2 p.m. and reached Chikamagalur by 7 p.m.. The roads were brilliant, especially the ...
... this lead to significant congestion. Also, partly due to the Indian accented English and multiple guides giving tours in different languages all in a confined space, it was actually hard to understand and hear what our tour guide was actually saying.
At the Hoysaleswara Temple, we observed some historic preservation work in progress – cleaning some of the carvings. I don’t know who was directing the work and what the objectives of it were. At the Jain ...
Belur temple was in the capital of the Hoysalas. They established this capitol here after the sacking of Halebeedu (Haledid) by the Delhi Sultans. This temple is dedicated to Lord Vijayanaryana, one of the 24 incarnations of Vishnu and was started in 1116 by king Vishnuvardhana. Much more of the full temple complex exists here with surrounding walls, side temples, and marriage pavilion than at Halebeedu. Again ...
I'm sure you’re all wondering the reason behind these treatments. I will explain them to the best of my knowledge.
Like I said, the oil massages were meant to ground my energy. I had 3 days of that. Some people have less and some people have more. I think I needed a little more than other people because I was so exhausted and jet lagged that it took me a little extra time to recover, I needed a little more grounding ...
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