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Kiran Kumar Vemuru's Snapshots

  1. Stone Sculpture

    Snapshot Title: Stone Sculpture
    Taken by: Kiran Kumar Vemuru

    Image: View of Srikalahasti Temple and surrounding areas.
    Image Owner: Kiran Kumar Vemuru



    Description:

    Stone Sculpture on Sanctum Sanctorum of GnanaPrasoonaamba



  2. Sanctum Sanctorum GnanaPrasoonaamba

    Snapshot Title: Sanctum Sanctorum GnanaPrasoonaamba
    Taken by: Kiran Kumar Vemuru

    Image: View of Srikalahasti Temple and surrounding areas.
    Image Owner: Kiran Kumar Vemuru



    Description:

    Sanctum Sanctorum GnanaPrasoonaamba consort of Lord SriKalaHastheeswara.
    Gnana (sanskrit): Knowledge
    Prasoona: Bestower
    Amba: Goddess



  3. Sanctum Sanctorum Lord SriKalaHastheeswara

    Snapshot Title: Sanctum Sanctorum Lord SriKalaHastheeswara
    Taken by: Kiran Kumar Vemuru

    Image: View of Srikalahasti Temple and surrounding areas.
    Image Owner: Kiran Kumar Vemuru



    Description:

    Sanctum Sanctorum Lord SriKalaHastheeswara and the town is named after the Lord Shiva (Eeshwara).
    Sri (Sanskrit) : Spider
    Kala : Serpant (King Cobra)
    Hasthi : Elephant
    It is said that above said god's...



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    Snapshot Title: .
    Taken by: Kiran Kumar Vemuru

    Image: Allahabad Public Library - Thornhill and Mayne Memorial
    Image Owner: Kiran Kumar Vemuru



    Description:

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  5. Indian Emblem

    Snapshot Title: Indian Emblem
    Taken by: Kiran Kumar Vemuru

    Image: Seshadri Iyer Memorial Hall Cubbon park Bangalore India
    Image Owner: Kiran Kumar Vemuru



    Description:

    Indian Emblem which is placed on top of Vidhan Soudha (Senate building of state of Karnataka, India).



  6. Birds of all feathers

    Snapshot Title: Birds of all feathers
    Taken by: Kiran Kumar Vemuru

    Image: Nelapattu Bird Santuary Nellore Andhra Pradesh India
    Image Owner: Kiran Kumar Vemuru



    Description:



  7. White Roses

    Snapshot Title: White Roses
    Taken by: Kiran Kumar Vemuru

    Image: Seshadri Iyer Memorial Hall Cubbon park Bangalore India
    Image Owner: Kiran Kumar Vemuru



    Description:

    Flowering season in India. Roses are common site in Bangalore.



  8. Koel or Cuckoo

    Snapshot Title: Koel or Cuckoo
    Taken by: Kiran Kumar Vemuru

    Image: Seshadri Iyer Memorial Hall Cubbon park Bangalore India
    Image Owner: Kiran Kumar Vemuru



    Description:

    Cuckoo, The Asian Koel is a bird of light woodland and cultivation. It is a mainly resident breeder in tropical southern Asia from India and Sri Lanka to south China and the Greater Sundas. A common s...



  9. Old fortification wall

    Snapshot Title: Old fortification wall
    Taken by: Kiran Kumar Vemuru

    Image: View of the country side from Nandi Hills
    Image Owner: Kiran Kumar Vemuru



    Description:

    Old but still strong Anandigiri Fort wall.



  10. Cannon Bay

    Snapshot Title: Cannon Bay
    Taken by: Kiran Kumar Vemuru

    Image: View of the country side from Nandi Hills
    Image Owner: Kiran Kumar Vemuru



    Description:

    Military watchout and Canon Bay



  11. Irrigation tanks (small lakes)

    Snapshot Title: Irrigation tanks (small lakes)
    Taken by: Kiran Kumar Vemuru

    Image: View of the country side from Nandi Hills
    Image Owner: Kiran Kumar Vemuru



    Description:



  12. Village as viewed from top of Nandi Hills

    Snapshot Title: Village as viewed from top of Nandi Hills
    Taken by: Kiran Kumar Vemuru

    Image: View of the country side from Nandi Hills
    Image Owner: Kiran Kumar Vemuru



    Description:

    Village, Agriculture farms, Poultry farm



  13. Royal Balcony

    Snapshot Title: Royal Balcony
    Taken by: Kiran Kumar Vemuru

    Image: Bangalore Palace India
    Image Owner: Kiran Kumar Vemuru



    Description:



  14. Decorative

    Snapshot Title: Decorative
    Taken by: Kiran Kumar Vemuru

    Image: Bangalore Palace India
    Image Owner: Kiran Kumar Vemuru



    Description:

    Decorative dome holding tri-faceted Royal Emblem



  15. Inlay 3

    Snapshot Title: Inlay 3
    Taken by: Kiran Kumar Vemuru

    Image: Bangalore Palace India
    Image Owner: Kiran Kumar Vemuru



    Description:



  16. Inlay 2

    Snapshot Title: Inlay 2
    Taken by: Kiran Kumar Vemuru

    Image: Bangalore Palace India
    Image Owner: Kiran Kumar Vemuru



    Description:



  17. Marble Inlay

    Snapshot Title: Marble Inlay
    Taken by: Kiran Kumar Vemuru

    Image: Bangalore Palace India
    Image Owner: Kiran Kumar Vemuru



    Description:

    Royal Emblem?



  18. Morning walk or Loitering

    Snapshot Title: Morning walk or Loitering
    Taken by: Kiran Kumar Vemuru

    Image: Avenue and Road in Cubbon Park Bangalore India
    Image Owner: Kiran Kumar Vemuru



    Description:

    Cubbon Park main place for the People of Bangalore to relax or take morning walks



  19. Varaaha Swamy Temple

    Snapshot Title: Varaaha Swamy Temple
    Taken by: Kiran Kumar Vemuru

    Image: Tirumala Andhra Pradesh India
    Image Owner: Kiran Kumar Vemuru



    Description:

    Temple dedicated to Lord Varaaha, third incarnation of Lord Vishnu is supposed to be the actual Lord of Tirumala.



  20. Kalyana Katta

    Snapshot Title: Kalyana Katta
    Taken by: Kiran Kumar Vemuru

    Image: Tirumala Andhra Pradesh India
    Image Owner: Kiran Kumar Vemuru



    Description:

    Kalyana Katta or head tonsure hall



  21. Raja Gopuram

    Snapshot Title: Raja Gopuram
    Taken by: Kiran Kumar Vemuru

    Image: Tirumala Andhra Pradesh India
    Image Owner: Kiran Kumar Vemuru



    Description:

    Raja gopuram or the main entrance to the abode of the Lord



  22. Eyesores

    Snapshot Title: Eyesores
    Taken by: Kiran Kumar Vemuru

    Image: Chandragiri Raja mahal Chittoor Andhra Pradesh India
    Image Owner: Kiran Kumar Vemuru



    Description:

    Eyesores but necessary to keep the monkeys and vandals away from the artifacts



  23. Archaeological Survey of India

    Snapshot Title: Archaeological Survey of India
    Taken by: Kiran Kumar Vemuru

    Image: Chandragiri Raja mahal Chittoor Andhra Pradesh India
    Image Owner: Kiran Kumar Vemuru



    Description:

    Proof of Archaeological Survey of India taking care of Heritage sites.



  24. Trammel net

    Snapshot Title: Trammel net
    Taken by: Kiran Kumar Vemuru

    Image: Pulicat Lake Nellore Andhra Pradesh India
    Image Owner: Kiran Kumar Vemuru



    Description:

    Trammel net (a fishing net with three layers; the outer two are coarse mesh and the loose inner layer is fine) left out or lost by the fishermen



  25. Monsoon clouds & Greenery

    Snapshot Title: Monsoon clouds & Greenery
    Taken by: Kiran Kumar Vemuru

    Image: Bangalore palace Gardens Bangalore
    Image Owner: Kiran Kumar Vemuru



    Description:

    Torrential rains due to South west monsoons cause wet climate during summer (Apr - Jul) is condusive to maintain greenery.



  26. Solor Panel array

    Snapshot Title: Solor Panel array
    Taken by: Kiran Kumar Vemuru

    Image: Tirumala Andhra Pradesh India
    Image Owner: Kiran Kumar Vemuru



    Description:

    Solor Panels used to cook food for the devotees who arrive at Tirumala. Kitchen provides free food (Annadaanam) to nearly 10,000 people per day. Another effort to go green.



  27. Vaikuntam Queue complex

    Snapshot Title: Vaikuntam Queue complex
    Taken by: Kiran Kumar Vemuru

    Image: Tirumala Andhra Pradesh India
    Image Owner: Kiran Kumar Vemuru



    Description:

    Facility contructed for comfort of the devotees to wait for their turn to be let into Sanctum Sanatorium of Lord Venkateshwara



  28. Windmills of God

    Snapshot Title: Windmills of God
    Taken by: Kiran Kumar Vemuru

    Image: Tirumala Andhra Pradesh India
    Image Owner: Kiran Kumar Vemuru



    Description:

    Tirumala Tirupati Devastanams effort to go green is one of the first places of worship to take such initiative to save mother earth.



  29. Catamaran

    Snapshot Title: Catamaran
    Taken by: Kiran Kumar Vemuru

    Image: Pulicat Lake Nellore Andhra Pradesh India
    Image Owner: Kiran Kumar Vemuru



    Description:

    Wrecked Catamaran, pronounced Kattu maram in South Indian language of Tamil. Kattu=tie, Maram= Wood or tree. Wood tied together to make a kind of fishing boat to fish in shallow brackish water.



  30. Saracen Architecture

    Snapshot Title: Saracen Architecture
    Taken by: Kiran Kumar Vemuru

    Image: Chandragiri Raja mahal Chittoor Andhra Pradesh India
    Image Owner: Kiran Kumar Vemuru



    Description:

    Influence of Muslim invaders, A Saracen arch



  31. Hindu Architecture

    Snapshot Title: Hindu Architecture
    Taken by: Kiran Kumar Vemuru

    Image: Chandragiri Raja mahal Chittoor Andhra Pradesh India
    Image Owner: Kiran Kumar Vemuru



    Description:

    Beauty of South Indian Hindu architecture



  32. Statue of Sheshadri Iyer

    Snapshot Title: Statue of Sheshadri Iyer
    Taken by: Kiran Kumar Vemuru

    Image: Seshadri Iyer Memorial Hall Cubbon park Bangalore India
    Image Owner: Kiran Kumar Vemuru



    Description:

    Statue of the founder of State Central Library of erstwhile Mysore state, now Karnataka state, India.



  33. Pigeons on ledge

    Snapshot Title: Pigeons on ledge
    Taken by: Kiran Kumar Vemuru

    Image: Seshadri Iyer Memorial Hall Cubbon park Bangalore India
    Image Owner: Kiran Kumar Vemuru



    Description:

    Seshadri Memorial Hall ledges, home to wild pigeons



  34. Carriage

    Snapshot Title: Carriage
    Taken by: Kiran Kumar Vemuru

    Image: Bangalore Palace India
    Image Owner: Kiran Kumar Vemuru



    Description:

    Horse drawn carriage used by the Mysore Maharaja



  35. Turret

    Snapshot Title: Turret
    Taken by: Kiran Kumar Vemuru

    Image: Bangalore Palace India
    Image Owner: Kiran Kumar Vemuru



    Description:

    Used to provide a projecting defensive position allowing covering fire to the adjacent wall in the days of military fortification.



  36. Watch Tower

    Snapshot Title: Watch Tower
    Taken by: Kiran Kumar Vemuru

    Image: Bangalore Palace India
    Image Owner: Kiran Kumar Vemuru



    Description:

    Used by guards to observe the surrounding area.



  37. Stain Glass work

    Snapshot Title: Stain Glass work
    Taken by: Kiran Kumar Vemuru

    Image: Bangalore Palace India
    Image Owner: Kiran Kumar Vemuru



    Description:

    Stain Glass work at the palace



  38. Ananda Nilayam

    Snapshot Title: Ananda Nilayam
    Taken by: Kiran Kumar Vemuru

    Image: Tirumala Andhra Pradesh India
    Image Owner: Kiran Kumar Vemuru



    Description:

    Sanctum Sanatorium of Lord Venkateshwara