Museums of Bangalore: Indian Musical Experience

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Watch the video here:  https://youtu.be/xuSdTK4XeoI Overview: I thought Bangalore just had 2-3 museums which are well known until a few years ago, but a little research opened up my thoughts as I discovered several museums within the city. I have decided to visit all the museums in the city and document those.  The first one on the list is the Indian Musical Experience in JP Nagar 7th phase. This beautiful museum is dedicated to the evolution and science behind different forms of music from traditional to contemporary.  As we enter the museum, in the inner courtyard, we can see a sound garden, where we can learn about the sounds created from natural things like wood, stones, and metals. We can try our hand in generating music as well. This area is well enjoyed by both adults and children. We then get inside the museum and the experience starts from the 3rd floor, where we are shown a small animated movie with different types of sound created by nature. From there we enter an interacti

India's own Stonehenge: Manipur's Willong Khullen

Overview: Around 115km north of the Manipur's capital of Imphal, near the village of Willong Khullen, there is this mysterious set of monolithic stones assembled to look like Stonehenge. Around 60 stones (or more) can be seen installed very close to one another, and the exact history of setting these stones is still unknown.
It is believed that it is impossible to count the exact number of stones and according to one legend, the person who attempts to count the stones would be distracted by some external force. There are stories of these stones being a part of an ancient tradition of the Maram tribes who live in these parts, though they no longer practice anything related to these stones. The archaeologists date these stones to the Megalithic period, and was possibly a burial place, or something used as a celestial device to predict time.

Willong Khullen
Willong Khullen

Willong Khullen
Willong Khullen

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