Monthly Archives: April 2015

Children of God #2

https://youtu.be/1k7ypBocrKQ The cheapest and most expedient way  for society to eradicate the slums  is by leveling them after moving the people out and clearing the property.  Next of course, new high rise apartment will be built. This is solving the problem and helping … Continue reading

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1000 Jain Temples. . . . .Palitana

Originally posted on TalesAlongTheWay:
Our trip began at five in the morning for a one-way five hour tour coach ride. Travelling in the country is slow going as many of the roads are only two lanes. It was quite nerve…

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Chitiral Festival

I love this map that so clearly shows the intermingling of the great templewhere and the streets and lives of the people.  It is difficult to see where one begins or ends as they intertwine.   Namaste!  From the first … Continue reading

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Meenaksi Temple. . . . Madurai

  gopuras of Meenaksi Temple  This is the Meenaksi Sundareshvara Temple in Madurai which has been the heart and life of  the Tamil people for 2500 years from ancient Madurai until today.  It is hard to tell if the city … Continue reading

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Children of God

 image from Google images, public domain    Yesterday was our two hour walk through the city of “The Children of God.”  This is the name  Gandhi-ji gave the lowest caste of the pyramid in India.  They are the lowest of … Continue reading

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Kerala.. . . The “Jungle”

Well jungle originally came from Sanskrit that was the precursor  of  many of the subcontinent Indian languages. And  look behind the boat and you will see why Kerala is jungle to me! More about the boat ride after a few … Continue reading

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Second Day of 111 F. (44 C) with More Days to Come !

  Nothing says India more than the continuous sunshine and camels, unless it is the relentless heat!  After my years in Arizona , we would say something is  “Hot as Arizona!”, but now it is “Hot as India!”  It is … Continue reading

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