Literature and Nature Paradise at Kavishaila, Kuppalli

This place “KaviShailya” is famous place near Kupalli home to famous kannada poet Kuvempu (Kuppali Venkatappa Gowda Puttappa ).

Kuppali (Kannada: ಕುಪ್ಪಳಿ), also known as Kuppalli (ಕುಪ್ಪಳ್ಳಿ), is a small village in Thirthahalli taluk of Shimoga district in the state of Karnataka in India. It is famous for being the birthplace and childhood home of the renowned Kannada playwright and poet Kuvempu.

A rock containing the etched signatures of Kuvempu, B. M. Srikantaiah and Taluku Subbanna Venkannaiah is present near the monument.

This is place where Kuvempu discussed Sri Ramayana Darshanam – the most famous work and the magnum opus by Kuvempu in Kannada based on the Hindu epic Ramayana, with other litterateur friends.

Sri Ramayana Darshanam is dedicated with deep reverence and respect to his mentor Sri TS Venkannaiah (the first Kannada professor of Mysore University).

Below are the photos of Kavishailya:

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