The Pond Guardian

A sculpture of a cow guards a temple pond where devotees bathe before entering the temple.

Hampi, paradise lost?

‘The city is such that the pupil of the eye has never seen a place like it, and ear of intelligence has never been informed that existed anything to equal it in the World.’

Abdul Razaak,Persian Ambassador ,1443

The ruins at Hampi, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a window into a past drawing pilgrims, believers, archeologists and photographers.