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Gadag District
Gadag
Gadag
District is a district in the state of Karnataka, India. The district formed in 1997, when it was split from the Dharwad District. As of 2011, the Gadag
Gadag
District had a population of 971,952 (of which 35.21 percent was urban as of 2001). The overall population increased by 13.14 percent from 1991 to 2001. The Gadag
Gadag
District borders the Bagalkot District
Bagalkot District
on the north, the Koppal District
Koppal District
on the east, the Bellary District
Bellary District
on the southeast, the Haveri District
Haveri District
on the southwest, the Dharwad District
Dharwad District
on the west and the Belgaum District on the northwest. The district features monuments (primarily Jain
Jain
and Hindu temples) from the Western Chalukya Empire
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Harti (Gadag District)
Harti (Kannada: ಹರ್ತಿ) is a very small town in Gadag district, Karnataka, India, with many ancient and modern Hindu temples.Contents1 Importance 2 Transport 3 See also 4 ReferencesImportance[edit] Harti is well known for Shri Basaveshwara Temple and for its annual festival Jatra that is held on the last Monday of Shravana Masa. It is amazing to watch the procession of the Dhyamamma statue on this festival day. There are ancient temples build in Chalukya regime such as the Parvati Parameshwara Temple *"Sri.Uma Maheshvara Temple". Temples of Karnataka. Retrieved 19 July 2009.  with stone carvings. Harti has only half a dozen Muslim families and it has a tiny mosque for them. They celebrate Moharram on the last day of every year and most of the Hindus also participate in this Muslim festival, while the Muslims also participate in Hindu Festivals.Transport[edit] Gadag is the nearest railway station
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Trikuteshwara
Coordinates: 15°25′28.4″N 75°37′36″E / 15.424556°N 75.62667°E / 15.424556; 75.62667 Saraswati
Saraswati
temple at Trikuteshwara
Trikuteshwara
temple complex Gadag, KarnatakaMain articles: Western Chalukya architecture
Western Chalukya architecture
and Western Chalukya temples Saraswati
Saraswati
temple at Trikuteshwara
Trikuteshwara
temple complex Gadag, Karnataka Trikuteshwara
Trikuteshwara
temple is a Hindu temple
Hindu temple
dedicated to Shiva. The carved temple[1][2] is in the town of Gadag, 50 km southeast of Hubli-Dharwad, in Karnataka, India. It is dedicated to Shiva
Shiva
and has three lingas mounted on the same stone
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Bellary District
Ballari (pronounced [ˈbəɭɭari]) is a district in Karnataka
Karnataka
state, India. Historical sites, farm land and rich minerals characterize Ballari district. It is also the home of the former capital of the famous Vijayanagara
Vijayanagara
Empire, Vijayanagara, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Recently making headlines with mining industry, Ballari, the district's capital, is known as Steel City and Gani Nadu (City of Mining) .Contents1 History 2 Geography 3 Administration 4 Assembly and Parliament constituencies 5 Economy 6 Industries 7 Mining industry 8 Demographics 9 Tourism 10 See also 11 References 12 External linksHistory[edit] Main article: History of Bellary Earlier Ballari district
Ballari district
was part of Rayalseema, a region in today's state Andhra Pradesh. During the period of the British Raj, Ballari District was part of Madras Presidency
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Haveri District
Haveri
Haveri
is a district in the state of Karnataka, India
India
with the potential to become a tourist hub.[2] As of 2001, it had a population of 1,439,116 of which 20.78% were urban residents.Contents1 Tourism 2 Geography 3 Demographics 4 Associated people 5 Schools and coll
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Belgaum District
Belgaum
Belgaum
is a district in the state of Karnataka, India. The city of Belgaum
Belgaum
is the district headquarters in North Karnataka. it houses the second legislative building, where the Karnataka
Karnataka
Legislature will meet once a year
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Tehsil
A tehsil (also known as a mandal, taluk, taluq or taluka) is an administrative division of some countries of South Asia. It is an area of land with a city or town that serves as its administrative centre, with possible additional towns, and usually a number of villages. The terms in India
India
have replaced earlier geographical terms, such as pargana, pergunnah and thannah, used under the Delhi Sultanate
Delhi Sultanate
and the British Raj. As an entity of local government, the tehsil office (panchayat samiti) exercises certain fiscal and administrative power over the villages and municipalities within its jurisdiction. It is the ultimate executive agency for land records and related administrative matters. The chief official is called the tahsildar or, less officially, the talukdar or taluka muktiarkar or tehsildar. Taluk or tehsil can be considered sub-districts in Indian context
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Palindrome
A palindrome is a word, phrase, number, or other sequence of characters which reads the same backward as forward, such as madam or racecar
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Doddabasappa Temple
Doddabasappa Temple
Doddabasappa Temple
(Kannada: ದೊಡ್ಡಬಸಪ್ಪ ದೇವಸ್ಥಾನ) is a 12th-century Western Chalukyan architectural innovation in Dambal, Karnataka
Karnataka
state, India. Dambal
Dambal
is about 20 km (12 mi) southeast of Gadag
Gadag
city and 24 km (15 mi) southwest of Ittagi in Koppal
Koppal
district.[1] The sanctum contains a Shiva
Shiva
linga, the symbol of the presiding deity, God Shiva. The temple interior is a standard construction and consists of a sanctum (cella), a vestibule (antarala) and a main mantapa (also called navaranga or hall)
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Mahavira
Mahavira
Mahavira
(/məˌhɑːˈvɪərə/; IAST: Bhagavān Mahāvīra), also known as Vardhamāna, was the twenty-fourth Tirthankara
Tirthankara
(ford-maker) of Jainism. In the Jain tradition, it is believed that Mahavira
Mahavira
was born in the early part of the 6th century BC into a royal family in what is now Bihar, India. At the age of thirty, abandoning all worldly possessions, he left his home in pursuit of spiritual awakening and became an ascetic. For the next twelve and a half years, Mahavira
Mahavira
practiced intense meditation and severe austerities, after which he is believed to have attained Kevala Jnana
Kevala Jnana
(omniscience). He preached for thirty years, and is believed by Jains to have died in the 6th century BC
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Dharwad District
Dharwad
Dharwad
District is an administrative district of the state of Karnataka
Karnataka
in southern India. Dharwad
Dharwad
is the cultural headquarters of North Karnataka. The administrative headquarters of the district is the town of Dharwad, also known as Dharwar. Dharwad
Dharwad
is famous for its Dharwad
Dharwad
Peda – a milk based sweetmeat. Dharwad
Dharwad
is the administrative seat of the district of the same name. The municipality (resulting from a merger with neighbouring Hubli
Hubli
in 1961) covers 191 km2
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Chalukyas
The Chalukya
Chalukya
dynasty ([tʃaːɭukjə]) was an Indian royal dynasty that ruled large parts of southern and central India
India
between the 6th and the 12th centuries. During this period, they ruled as three related yet individual dynasties. The earliest dynasty, known as the " Badami
Badami
Chalukyas", ruled from Vatapi (modern Badami) from the middle of the 6th century. The Badami
Badami
Chalukyas
Chalukyas
began to assert their independence at the decline of the Kadamba kingdom of Banavasi
Banavasi
and rapidly rose to prominence during the reign of Pulakeshin II. After the death of Pulakeshin II, the Eastern Chalukyas
Eastern Chalukyas
became an independent kingdom in the eastern Deccan. They ruled from Vengi until about the 11th century
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Saraswati
ArtsBharatanatyam Kathak Kathakali Kuchipudi Manipuri Mohiniyattam Odissi Sattriya Bhagavata Mela Yakshagana Dandiya Raas Carnatic musicRites of passageGarbhadhana Pumsavana Simantonayana Jatakarma Namakarana Nishkramana Annaprashana Chudakarana Karnavedha Vidyarambha Upanayana Keshanta Ritushuddhi Samavartana Vivaha AntyeshtiAshrama DharmaAshrama: Brahmacharya Grihastha Vanaprastha SannyasaFestivalsDiwali Holi Shivaratri Navaratri Durga
Durga
Puja Ramlila Vijayadashami-DussehraRaksha Bandhan Ganesh Chat
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Maratha
The Maratha
Maratha
(IPA: [ˈˈməraʈʰa"]; IAST:Marāṭhā; archaically transliterated as Marhatta or Mahratta) is a group of castes in India found predominantly in the state of Maharashtra. According to the Encyclopædia Britannica, "Marathas are people of India, famed in history as yeoman warriors and champions of Hinduism"[1][note 1]. The Maratha
Maratha
group of castes is a largely rural class of peasant cultivators, landowners, and soldiers
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Shiva
Shiva
Shiva
(/ˈʃiːvə, ˈʃɪ-/; Sanskrit: शिव, IAST: Śiva, lit. the auspicious one) is one of the principal deities of Hinduism. He is the Supreme Being within Shaivism, one of the major traditions within contemporary Hinduism.[10][11] Shiva
Shiva
is the "destroyer of evil and the transformer" within the Trimurti, the Hindu
Hindu
trinity that includes Brahma
Brahma
and Vishnu.[1][12] In Shaivism
Shaivism
tradition, Shiva
Shiva
is the Supreme being who creates, protects and transforms the universe.[13][14][15] In the goddess tradition of Hinduism
Hinduism
called Shaktism, the goddess is described as supreme, yet Shiva
Shiva
is revered along with Vishnu
Vishnu
and Brahma
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Nandi (bull)
Shiva
Shiva
- ShaktiSadasiva Rudra Bhairava Parvati Durga KaliGanesha Murugan OthersScriptures and textsAgamas and TantrasVedas SvetasvataraTirumurai Shivasutras VachanasPhilosophyThree ComponentsPati Pashu PasamThree bondagesAnava Karma Maya 36 Tattvas YogaPracticesVibhuti Rudraksha Panchakshara Bilva Maha Shivaratri Yamas-Niyamas Guru-Linga-JangamSchoolsAdi MargamPashupata Kalamukha Kapalika <
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