Category Archives: Amdavad

Mr. Modi

(Let me introduce you to PM Modi who is up for reelection in India  beginning tomorrow. This post was before Mr. Modi’s first national election. I have written quite a few posts on Mr. Modi. If you would like to … Continue reading

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India, the World’s Largest Democracy Takes Her Responsibility and Right to Vote, Seriously

National Elections in India are coming  beginning on April 11 and ending on May 19.  Imagine, there are nine phases and yes, people stand in line for hours to cast a vote. Then they  soak a finger in dark ink … Continue reading

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Gandhi’s Ashram

ash·ram Dictionary result for ashram /ˈäSHrəm/ noun (especially in South Asia) a hermitage, monastic community, or other place of religious retreat Sunday is a perfect time to visit Gandhi’s Ashram in Ahmadabad. In fact any day in the midst of … Continue reading

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British Hedge Wall in India

ba   My friend Page forwarded this article from the Washington Post. Walls or ” the wall”  are so prominently in the news making this a most topical article. Gandhi’s march to the sea is mentioned and I have seen … Continue reading

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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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