The temple Cow, at the Shringeri Mutt, Sringeri Sharada Peetha. The temple complex is spacious, clean and spread out. We spotted this 'beauty' in the morning, and everyone around thronged to touch her. And she stood quietly without a word, er Moo, and let everyone to do so. Pictured in the background is the Vidyashankara temple.
Agumbe is a tiny village in Shimoga district, and part of the eco-sensitive zone of the Western Ghats, the lifeline of the coast. The region receives very heavy rainfall, and is also referred to as the Cherrapunji of the South. The region has lush beautiful rain forests, and is also home to a number of unique flora and fauna, indigenous to the zone. The enigmatic King Cobra also resides in the in the thick rainforests.