Click a city within Karnataka from the list below or scroll to the left to view profiles directly.Bangalore University is a public state university located in Bangalore, Karnataka, India.Nandi Hills or Nandi betta (Anglicised forms include Nandidrug and Nandydroog) is an ancient hill fortress in southern India, in the Chikkaballapur district of Karnataka state.It is 10 km from Chickballapur town and approximately 60 km from the city of Bengaluru. In traditional belief, the hills are the origin of the Arkavathy river.A hearty welcome to "Templesof Karnataka.com" a website which is unique in its own way which aims at portraying rich art, architecture and heritage of Ancient Karnataka.
The university is a part of The Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and affiliated by University Grants Commission (UGC).This institute acted as source of information for all the research being undertaken so far in this regard. When I came up with this idea of this website, Sri.National Institute of Kannada Studies has taken lot of pain in carefully cataloguing all the epigraphy studies and helps in bridging the gaps found in History by publishing Epigraphia Carnatica. B L Rice who produced two great volumes of Gazetteer of Mysore during 18. Yogesh Rajashekariah quickly responded and constantly supported my activities thru suggestions about building the website.Neolithic sites (new stone age) of importance are Maski in Raichur district, Brahmagiri in Chitradurga district etc., with abundance of evidence that man begun to domesticate animals such as cows, dogs and sheep, use copper and bronze weapons, wear bangles, rings, necklaces of beads and ear-rings and have burial chambers.To the end of the Neolithic era, during the Megalithic age, people in Karnataka began to use long swords, sickles, axes, hammers, spikes, chisels and arrows, all made of iron.There are reports that a polished stone axe was discovered at Lingsugur in the Raichur district; however the authenticity of these reports remains unverifiable.