Madura Vijaya: The epic by female poet Gangadevi that narrates the glorious victory of the Vijayanagara empire over the Madurai Sultanate
Harihara was the first King of Vijayanagara (now Hampi). After him Bukka Raya’s reign started. His son Akampana was a great commander and expanded his kingdom over all of South India, parts of Odisha, and parts of Bahmani Empire. Gandadevi was his wife.
Hampi vandalized again: Tourist booked for ‘accidentally’ damaging two pillars while taking photographs
In July this year, the 16th-century Brindavana (samadhi) of Saint Vyasaraja Swamy, Rajaguru of Vijayanagara Emperor Krishnadevaraya was desecrated and vandalised in Anegundi near Hampi.
Culture Ministry’s mega plan: Rs 27,000 crores for development of ASI monuments, museums, historical sites including Hampi and Rakhigarhi
The ministry is reportedly exploring technological options for 'authentic reconstruction' of archaeological sites including Indus Valley sites such as Dholavira and Rakhigarhi.
Devotees and volunteers reconstruct the destroyed Brindavana of Vyasaraja Swami in less than two days
Local devotees and volunteers had gathered to reconstruct the Brindavana of Shri Vyasaraja Swami after it was found destroyed yesterday.
16th century Brindavana of Sri Vyasaraja near Hampi in Karnataka desecrated and vandalised by unidentified miscreants
Many Twitter users have condemned the act and called it a deliberate attempt to provoke and humiliate Hindus
Hampi Vandalism: Four youths punished to re-erect the pillars they had knocked down, fined ₹70,000 each
The four accused reportedly admitted their guilt and assured the court that they would not indulge in vandalism in the future. All the four were also released on Thursday after they remitted ₹2.8 lakhs fine.
A video showing 3 miscreants vandalising the old carved stone pillars at the world heritage site of Hampi has emerged
Karnataka government faces backlash for cancelling Hampi Utsav after lavish Tipu Jayanti Celebrations, reconsiders decision
The government will now reconsider its decision of not celebrating the Hampi Utsav this year owing to the pressure from different quarters.
The story of the Vijayanagara Empire should never ever be forgotten
The murder of MM Kalburgi raises many questions on the social structure of India