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    As a biker and wanderer we always look for less explored terrains. The joy of conquering such places is only known to a biker enthusiast.

    While searching for the unusual, less explored places in karnataka, I pounced upon lot of places. One such place being Mattur: India's last Sanskrit speaking village, located at a distance of 15 Kms from Shimoga.

    Mattur. A village with one foot in the Vedic times and another in the 21st century, Mattur is one of the very few places in the world where residents still converse in the classical language of Sanskrit. It is not unusual to see a group of elders reciting Vedic hymns by the riverside while a couple of young men flaunting their mobile phones as they converse
    in the ancient language. Even young children playing cricket in the ground speak Sanskrit.

    So I had to reach mattur before the sunset as I had promised Acharya Kirana Avadhani to meet him at 5:30 P.M. However the beautiful country side caused some delay which was totally worth it.
    ~This was on my way to Shimoga~

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    ~Beautiful country side views somewhere 30-40 kms before Shimogha.~

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    ~Vedic Shala at Shimoga where people learn and recite Sanskrit Shlokas~

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    ~My Interactions with the Acharya Kirana Avadhani~

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    ~ Some Candid Moments during the interactions.~

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    ~It was time to record some interesting conversations about the historical importance of the place, significance of Sanskrit etc. ~
    Everything is in my videos shared below.

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    ~Books make a man wiser. I was in the company of some highly revered Sanskrit scholars and their books.~
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    ~Some 'Gehen' discussions with the senior scholar and it was to capture some wisdom in my camera.~
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    Few Videos:

    Above video has Intro of the village Mattur, How I reached there and some funny conversations with the kids of the village.


    Above video has my interactions with Acharya about the village, its history, Importance of Sanskrit to understand the Vedas and some candid conversations.

    Watch the videos and do Subscribe to my channel if you like them



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    Its the dreams you chase,
    Its the roads you take.
    Its the memories you make!
    ~Mystic Rider
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Monk View Post
    Travelogue Approved
    Thanks for approving brother. My first travelogue on xBHP

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    This is wonderful. Loved every bit of it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by koolsantosh22 View Post
    This is wonderful. Loved every bit of it.
    Thanks a lot bro.Glad that you enjoyed it. Is the video appearing properly? Its showing error in my office system

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mystic Rider View Post
    Thanks a lot bro.Glad that you enjoyed it. Is the video appearing properly? Its showing error in my office system
    Yeah, I am able to view.
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    Default Re: Ride to India's Last Sanskrit Speaking Village: Mattur

    Awesome ! Thanks for sharing.

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    Default Re: Ride to India's Last Sanskrit Speaking Village: Mattur

    Some wonderful candid photos there! Loved the lighting of the 4th pic. Keep up the good job mate!

    Cheers!

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    Quote Originally Posted by amods View Post
    Awesome ! Thanks for sharing.
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    Default Re: Ride to India's Last Sanskrit Speaking Village: Mattur

    Nice place to visit I am sure...

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