Crawford Hall

This  building, right behind  Crawford Hall,  is no less imposing than the one  (see below) you see from the  road.

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Sanskrit course

Advt. for Sanskrit course,  Maharaja’s campus. The world’s only newspaper in the language is published from Mysore. The city has a Sanskrit College.

Artwork on the campus

They call it Samvaad Vana, a cozy open  space on the Maharaja’s College campus,  where students  with flair for art have tried their hand on tree trunks.

High-rise, heavy-duty job

Heavy-duty lifting by workers doing the job of a high-rise crane, at the site of monster water tower under construction at the University playgrounds.

Flowering tree

I wouldn’t know its name, but you don’t need a name to appreciate the beauty of this tree on the Maharaja College campus.

Crawford Hall

Have photographed the building from afar several times, but I have never done it this close.  I pass by Crawford Hall every other day, but it never occurred to me to take a closer look at the place, for its  size and majesty. The other day while on morning walk  I found the main gate open ; chose to walk in on impulse , and made the most of the opportunity.  Have posted other pictures on facebook.

Playing for trees ?

Trees on the Mysore University campus have an ear for music.  That is, presumably,  why Mysore Basavaiah plays to the woods in front of  the vice-chancellor’s house every morning. He says he has been doing it ever since started learning nadaswaram three years back. His guru is Vidhvan Krishnamurthy on Chamaraja Double Rd, near Krishna Bakery.