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Lakkundi
LAKKUNDI ( Kannada
Kannada
: ಲಕ್ಕುಂಡಿ )in Gadag District of Karnataka
Karnataka
is a tiny village on the way to Hampi
Hampi
( Hosapete ) from Hubballi . Lakkundi
Lakkundi
11 km from Gadag in the east. It is 14 km from Dambal and 25 km from Mahadeva Temple (Itagi)
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Rishabhanatha
RISHABHANATHA (also ṚṣABHADEVA, RISHABHADEVA, or ṚṣABHA which literally means "bull") is the first Tirthankara
Tirthankara
(ford maker) in Jainism . A mythical leader, he is believed in Jainism to have lived millions of years ago. He was the first of twenty four teachers in the present half cycle of time in Jain cosmology, and called a ford maker because his teachings helped one across the sea of interminable rebirths and deaths (saṃsāra ). He is also known as ĀDINāTHA of Jainism which translates into "First (Adi) Lord (nātha)", as well as ADISHVARA (first ishvara ), YUGADIDEVA (deva of yuga), PRATHAMARAJA (first king), and NEBHEYA (son of Nabhi)
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Rashtrakutas
RASHTRAKUTA ( IAST : rāṣṭrakūṭa) was a royal dynasty ruling large parts of the Indian subcontinent
Indian subcontinent
between the sixth and 10th centuries. The earliest known Rashtrakuta inscription is a 7th-century copper plate grant detailing their rule from Manapura, a city in Central or West India. Other ruling Rashtrakuta clans from the same period mentioned in inscriptions were the kings of Achalapur (modern Elichpur in Maharashtra ) and the rulers of Kannauj . Several controversies exist regarding the origin of these early Rashtrakutas, their native home and their language. The Elichpur clan was a feudatory of the Badami Chalukyas , and during the rule of Dantidurga , it overthrew Chalukya Kirtivarman II and went on to build an empire with the Gulbarga region in modern Karnataka
Karnataka
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Hubballi
HUBLI, officially known as HUBBALLI is the second largest city in the Indian state of Karnataka. It forms continuous urban area with the city of Dharwad
Dharwad
. Hubli- Dharwad
Dharwad
is the largest conurbation in the state after capital Bangalore. The name Hubballi literally means "Flowering creeper" in Kannada
Kannada
. While Dharwad
Dharwad
is the administrative headquarters, the city of Hubballi, situated about 20 km south-east of Dharwad, is the commercial centre and business hub of North Karnataka
Karnataka
region. Crops including cotton , chili pepper and peanuts are grown aplenty in the surrounding rural agricultural areas, and Hubli
Hubli
is a major trading centre for these commodities
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Hosapete
224th in India
India
(13th in Karnataka
Karnataka
) MLA = Anand Singh (ex tourism state minister) • DENSITY 3,800/km2 (9,700/sq mi) LANGUAGES • OFFICIAL Kannada, English TIME ZONE IST (UTC+5:30 ) PIN 583 201, 02, 03, 11, 23, 25 TELEPHONE CODE 08394 VEHICLE REGISTRATION KA-35HOSPET, officially HOSAPETE, is a city in Bellary
Bellary
District in central Karnataka
Karnataka
, India
India
. It is located on the Tungabhadra River
Tungabhadra River
, 12 km from Hampi
Hampi
. Hampi
Hampi
is a World Heritage site containing the ruins of the medieval city Vijayanagara
Vijayanagara
, the former capital of the Vijayanagara
Vijayanagara
Empire
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Ranna
RANNA ( Kannada : ರನ್ನ) was one of the earliest and arguably one of the greatest poets of the Kannada language . His style of writing is often compared to that of Adikavi Pampa who wrote in the early 10th century. Together, Ranna, Adikavi Pampa and Sri Ponna are called "three gems of ancient Kannada literature ". CONTENTS * 1 Biography * 2 Literature * 3 See also * 4 Notes * 5 References BIOGRAPHY Ranna
Ranna
was a 10th century Kannada poet. He was born in 949 C.E. in ancient Muduvolal, known now as Mudhol in the Bagalkot district of the modern Karnataka
Karnataka
state in India, to a family of bangle sellers. LITERATUREDuring his early days as a writer, Ranna
Ranna
may have been patronised by Chavundaraya (or Chavundaraya), the famous minister of the Western Ganga Dynasty
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Brahma
BRAHMA (/ˈbrəhmɑː/ ; Brahmā) ( Sanskrit ब्रह्मा) is a creator god in Hinduism
Hinduism
. He has four faces. Brahma
Brahma
is also known as Svayambhu
Svayambhu
(self-born), Vāgīśa (Lord of Speech), and the creator of the four Vedas , one from each of his mouths. Brahma
Brahma
is sometimes identified with the Vedic god Prajapati
Prajapati
, as well as linked to Kama and Hiranyagarbha (the cosmic egg) . He is more prominently mentioned in the post-Vedic Hindu
Hindu
epics and the mythologies in the Puranas
Puranas
. In the epics, he is conflated with Purusha
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Jainism
JAINISM (/ˈdʒeɪnɪzəm/ or /ˈdʒaɪnɪzəm/ ), traditionally known as JAIN DHARMA, is an ancient Indian religion
Indian religion
. Jainism followers are called "Jains", a word derived from the Sanskrit word jina (victor) and connoting the path of victory in crossing over life's stream of rebirths through an ethical and spiritual life. Jains
Jains
trace their history through a succession of twenty-four victorious saviors and teachers known as Tirthankaras , with the first being Rishabhanatha
Rishabhanatha
, who is believed to have lived millions of years ago, and twenty-fourth being the Mahavira
Mahavira
around 500 BCE. Jains believe that Jainism
Jainism
is an eternal dharma with the Tirthankaras guiding every cycle of the Jain
Jain
cosmology
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Shiva
SHIVA (/ˈʃivə/ ; IAST : Śiva, lit. the auspicious one) is one of the principal deities of Hinduism
Hinduism
. He is the Supreme Being within Shaivism
Shaivism
, one of the major traditions within contemporary Hinduism. Shiva
Shiva
is the "destroyer and transformer" within the Trimurti
Trimurti
, the Hindu
Hindu
trinity that includes Brahma
Brahma
and Vishnu . In Shaivism tradition, Shiva
Shiva
is the Supreme being who creates, protects and transforms the universe. In the goddess tradition of Hinduism called Shaktism
Shaktism
, the goddess is described as supreme, yet Shiva
Shiva
is revered along with Vishnu and Brahma. A goddess is stated to be the energy and creative power (Shakti) of each, with Parvati the equal complementary partner of Shiva
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Jain
JAINISM (/ˈdʒeɪnɪzəm/ or /ˈdʒaɪnɪzəm/ ), traditionally known as JAIN DHARMA, is an ancient Indian religion
Indian religion
. Jainism followers are called "Jains", a word derived from the Sanskrit word jina (victor) and connoting the path of victory in crossing over life's stream of rebirths through an ethical and spiritual life. Jains
Jains
trace their history through a succession of twenty-four victorious saviors and teachers known as Tirthankaras , with the first being Rishabhanatha
Rishabhanatha
, who is believed to have lived millions of years ago, and twenty-fourth being the Mahavira
Mahavira
around 500 BCE. Jains believe that Jainism
Jainism
is an eternal dharma with the Tirthankaras guiding every cycle of the Jain
Jain
cosmology
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Linga
LINGAM ( Sanskrit
Sanskrit
: लिंगम्, IAST
IAST
: liṅgaṃ, .lit sign, symbol or mark), linga, Shiva
Shiva
linga, ling or Shiva
Shiva
ling, is an abstract or aniconic representation of the Hindu deity, Shiva
Shiva
, used for worship in temples , smaller shrines, or as self-manifested natural objects. In traditional Indian society, the linga is seen as a symbol of the energy and potential of Shiva
Shiva
himself. The lingam is often represented as resting on yoni ( Sanskrit
Sanskrit
word, literally "vulva" , "origin" or "source" ), a symbol of Goddess Durga in Hinduism
Hinduism

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Hoysalas
The HOYSALA EMPIRE was a prominent Kannadiga empire that ruled most of the what is now Karnataka
Karnataka
, India between the 10th and the 14th centuries. The capital of the Hoysalas was initially located at Belur but was later moved to Halebidu . The Hoysala rulers were originally from Malenadu , an elevated region in the Western Ghats . In the 12th century, taking advantage of the internecine warfare between the Western Chalukya Empire and Kalachuris of Kalyani , they annexed areas of present-day Karnataka
Karnataka
and the fertile areas north of the Kaveri
Kaveri
delta in present-day Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu

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Seuna
The SEUNA, SEVUNA or YADAVAS OF DEVAGIRI (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
Maharashtra
, north Karnataka and parts of Madhya Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh
, from its capital at Devagiri
Devagiri
(present-day Daulatabad in modern Maharashtra). The Yadavas initially ruled as feudatories of the Western Chalukyas . Around the middle of the 12th century, as the Chalukya
Chalukya
power waned, they declared independence and established rule that reached its peak under Singhana II
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Archaeological Survey Of India
The ARCHAEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF INDIA is an Indian government agency attached to the Ministry of Culture that is responsible for archaeological research and the conservation and preservation of cultural monuments in the country. It was founded in 1861 by Alexander Cunningham who also became its first Director-General. CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 Formation of the ASI * 1.2 1885–1901 * 1.3 1901–1947 * 1.4 1947–1956 * 2 Organisation * 2.1 Circles * 2.2 Directors-General * 3 Museums * 4 Library * 5 Publications * 6 State government archaeological departments * 7 In popular culture * 8 See also * 9 References * 10 External links HISTORYThe first systematic research into India\'s history was conducted by the Asiatic Society
Asiatic Society
, which was founded by the British Indologist William Jones on January 15, 1784
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Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation
Sri. K. Gopala Poojary (Chairman) Sri. Basawaraj Bulla (Vice-Chairman) SERVICES Public transport
Public transport
REVENUE ₹16.3585 billion (US$260 million) (2008–09) SUBSIDIARIES * Bengaluru
Bengaluru
Metropolitan Transport Corporation * North Eastern Karnataka
Karnataka
Road Transport Corporation * North Western Karnataka
Karnataka
Road Transport Corporation WEBSITE KSRTC Airavat Diamond Class The KARNATAKA STATE ROAD TRANSPORT CORPORATION (KSRTC) is a state-owned road transportation company in the state of Karnataka