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Puthari - the harvest festival
Mookonda Nitin Kushalappa, November 02, 2013, Saturday The word  Puthari  comes from  Puth Ari  meaning ‘new rice’. It is the harvest festival of the people of Kodagu. Formerly, Puthari was a week-long celebration. Paddy is harvested in the Kodava month of ...
Puthari - the harvest festival
Puthari - the harvest festival
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19th Century pictures of a Kodava family
These pictures show early members of the Mathanda family. Appachu paying respect to his father Karicha The first picture is of a grandfather, his son, and young grandsons. This photograph was taken by Rev. G. Richter, who was in Kodagu between 1856 and 1870...
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Mukkodlu
News about the flood in Kerala had been going on for quite some time. More than 350 people had been reported dead, illustrating the seriousness of the situation. On August 17th 2018, a Friday, news about floods in Kodagu began to trickle into the news media...
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The Kapla community in Kodagu
In the village of Yavakapadi is the second palace of the Kodagu Rajas (1633-1834). This is called the Naalnaad, or Nalknad, Aramane . The first palace is inside the Madikeri Fort. The Naalnaad palace was built in a remote location amidst the jungle and amon...
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Bisu Changrandi (Edmyaar Ond)
EDMYAAR OND IS THE KODAVA NEW YEAR By Mookonda Nitin Kushalappa (Part of the debate series Are Kodavas Hindu initiated by Palanganda T. Bopanna) Edmyaar Ond (the first day of the Kodava month of Edmyaar), is the New Year for the Kodavas. This year, the day ...
Bisu Changrandi (Edmyaar Ond)
Bisu Changrandi (Edmyaar Ond)
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HAL articles in DH
by Mookonda Kushalappa Deccan Herald, Spectrum I. July 24, 2017 Flying back in Time  https://www.deccanherald.com/content/624489/flying-back-time.html II. September 25, 2017 Unravelling HAL's heritage https://www.deccanherald.com/content/634901/unravelling-...
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Lifes of the Generals - Part 2
(Anecdotes about Field Marshal Cariappa) by Mookonda Nitin Kushalappa Field Marshal Cariappa was commissioned into the army in 1919. This was just after the first world war and he was sent to Mesopotamia (Iraq). During World War II Cariappa served in Iran, ...
Lifes of the Generals - Part 2
Lifes of the Generals - Part 2
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The sword of the Diwan (keywords : Diwan Meriyanda Medu)
Near the tenth mile from Virajpet is the traditional Ainmane homestead of the Meriyanda extended family. This is the ancestral house of the former minister M C Nanaiah and of the owners of the law firm Poovayya and Poovayya who also own a popular resort els...
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Revering Nature and Culture (keyword : Puttari)
Appeared in the Deccan Herald, Spectrum Supplement, Tuesday, 6th of December, 2016 :  Revering nature & culture Mookonda Kushalappa, Dec 06, 2016, Harvest festival Puttari Polud (also called Huttari), the rice harvest festival of Kodagu, is perhaps the gran...
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