Category Archives: Amdavad

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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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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