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Kamat passed away on February 20, 2002
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Dr. K. L. Kamat, a Fullbright scholar, writer, and amateur photographer is the driving force behind the Kamat's Potpourri website. Most of the contents on this website comes from his diaries, and letters written to Jyotsna and Vikas over the years. His published works span three languages and such diverse areas like philosophy, art, science, and fiction.

ef A brief profile of Dr. Kamat's multiple talents:
Personal Information
  • Born on September 29, 1934 to Ramabai Kamat and (late) Laxman V. Kamat in the town of Honavar
  • Married to Jyotsna Kamat, have one son, Vikas Kamat
  • Sisters: Bayi Kamat, (late) Krishne Kantu, Prema Kamat, Sumitra Shanbhag, Pushpa Prabhu, Malini Shanbhag, and Mangala Kamat
  • Brothers: Umesh Kamat, Tulasidas Kamat, and Gajanan Kamat
  • B.Sc. Karnataka University, Dharwad
  • M.Sc. Karnataka Univ. Dharwad, 
  • Ph.D. SUNY, Syracuse External Link
Major Published Works
Title Language Type Publisher/ Year
Nanoo Americage Hogidde Kannada Travelogue Manohara Grintha Mala/ 1969
Bhagna Swapna Kannada Novel Samaja Pustakalaya/ 1971
Vanga Darshana Kannada Travelogue Manohara Grintha Mala/ 1972
Na Rajastanadalli Kannada Travelogue Akshara Prakashana/ 1974
Prani Parisara Kannada Ecology Manohara Grintha Mala/ 1975
KaalaRanga Kannada Travelogue Manohara Grintha Mala/ 1982
Preyasige Patragalu Kannada Letters Manohara Grintha Mala/ 1990
Pashu-Pakshi Prapancha Kannada Animal Life Pustakalaya/ 1990
Bastara Pravasa Kannada Travelogue Pustakalaya/ 1991
Keeta Jagatthu Kannada Entomology Samatha Prakashana/ 1992
Sasya Prapancha Kannada Ecology Pustakalayta/ 1992
Kavikale Kannada Art Karnataka Arts Academy/ 1993
Madhya Pradeshada Madillali Kannada Travelogue Pustakalaya/ 1993
Sasya Parisara Kannada Ecology Pustakalya/ 1994
Akshata Kannada Essays Nava Karnataka/ 1999
The Timeless Theater   English Multimedia CyberCrow/1999
Iruveya Iruvu Kannada Entomology Prism/2000
Kageya Kayaka Kannada Animal Life Prism/2000
Konkanyagale Kavikala  Kannada Art Konkani Academy/2001
Pravasiya Prabhandagalu Konkani Travelogue Shrivari/2001
Maru Payana Kannada Narration Manohara Grintha Mala/2001
Sarpa Sankula Kannada Animal Life  In Press 2002

Also over hundred articles in periodicals, and peer reviewed felicitation volumes.

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By Post:     110 Shashikiran, 18 Cr
                  Malleswaram, Bangalore - 560 055 INDIA

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