Category Archives: Amdavad

The Human Condition

Part of the traffic scene throughout India , are women covered in vibrant  saris , with long white gloves, mouths covered along with their  faces covered leaving  their eyes uncovered except  some covered with  sun glasses. As we traveled by … Continue reading

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A Too Quick Visit to Amdavad

David and I were in Amdavad from January 13 – 23 for a world wind of work for him and a  flying around trying to visit all our favorite sites and seeing as many as possible of special friends.   … Continue reading

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Beggars, Monkeys, Rickshaws, and Indian Generosity

Namaste! This is one of my favorite stories  of four rickshaw drivers who touched my life!  This is one of my favorite posts.  I have continually  been touched by the kind, gentle, generous spirit I experienced over and over in … Continue reading

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King and Queen with Their “People” at Modhera SunTemple

Modera Sun Temple in northern Gujurat was  a favorite for both groups no doubt because of dbell’s inspiring lectures in BTA! This temple was built in the 11 Century  and is ancient Hindu.  This is not a step well in-spite … Continue reading

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Surprise. . . . .Taj Mahal 2

Bibi-ka-Makbara– the Taj Mahal of South India Updated on July 28, 2015 from Hub Pages Is it Taj? The main entrance gate Picturesque The second Taj! Or the first? Symmetry One of the minarets Stucco work The grave of Rabia-ul-Daurani … Continue reading

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Monkey Madness!

Namaste! This is one of my favorite images.  It is from Delhi and shows  conundrum of humans and monkeys in India. Monkeys are everywhere  because of the  Hudaman, the Hindu  monkey god.    Hindus revere Hanuman, the Monkey god and … Continue reading

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India Overtaking China in Population

In 7 Years, India’s Population Will Overtake China’s http://food.ndtv.com/food-drinks/in-7-years-indias-population-to-overtake-chinas-1203252 IANS, Modified: August 03, 2015 12:54 IST India will overtake China as the world’s most populous nation by 2022, says a new UN report that revises its previous estimates, which put … Continue reading

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