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Hampi, India, was home to one of the largest Empires of the World: Vijaynagara Empire. The Hindu temples have resisted the Islamic Invasion although many were destroyed by the invasion. In the year 1325 Muhammad-bin-Tughluq led several attacks towards south India, particularly Hampi. The Vijaynagara Hindu Empire was created to protect India from the Invasions. After numerous Islamic attacks, over 200,000 Hindus were killed. Today what we see in Hampi are the remaining parts of this…

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Mysore Palace. Karnataka.India»✿❤❤✿«☆ ☆ ◦●◦ ჱ ܓ ჱ ᴀ ρᴇᴀcᴇғυʟ ρᴀʀᴀᴅısᴇ ჱ ܓ ჱ ✿⊱╮ ♡ ❊ ** Buona giornata ** ❊ ~ ❤✿❤ ♫ ♥ X ღɱɧღ ❤ ~ Fr 27th Feb 2015

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Entrance to Badami Cave Temples, Karnataka / India (by Sivaraj Mathi).

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from House to Home

Eastern-style garden

a shady courtyard of pebbles and brick paths, filled with acers, hellebores, ferns and grasses. A Buddha crafted from blue Karnataka stone, sits beneath Acer palamatum. I would love to have the space for this.

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Jog Falls // India // Karnataka state

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Moon | Hampi, Karnataka state, India √

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The statue of Gommateshvara Bahubali at Śravaṇa Beḷgoḷa (Shravanabelagola) is one of the most important pilgrimage destinations in Jainism. The statue of Gommateshvara Bahubali dating 978-993 AD.

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from AmonGraf

20+ Amazing Photos of India, a Fascinating Travel Destination

Hampi is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Karnataka. It is a must visit place for those who love history and culture. India | 20+ Amazing Photos of India, a Fascinating Travel Destination

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Vijaya Nagara, India | Centuries-old temples and statues surround Hampi, in southwest India, making up what’s left of the once-powerful city...

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