Sati

“Echoes of History: Pietro Della Valle’s 1623 AD Expedition to Ikkeri and the Tragic Tale of Sati”

In the year 1623 AD, Pietro Della Valle, an Italian traveler, embarked on a remarkable journey to Ikkeri(the Capital of Keladi) during the Hiriya Venkatappa Nayaka period. Little did he know that his encounter with a local widow would lead him to witness a practice deeply ingrained in the culture of the time – the …

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Nidugallu(Nidugal) – The unparalleled Ancient fort monument stood since the Iron Age …

Nidugallu is located in the Pavagada taluk in Tumkur District, state of Karnataka and it is approx. 180 km from the state capital, Bengaluru. The history of Nidugallu dates back to the Iron age of medieval timeline, later it was ruled by the Gangas, Chalukyas, Cholas, Hoysalas and the Vijayanagara kingdom, Hyder Ali & Tippu …

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