Tag Archives: Amdavad

Mom, Pop and the Twins!

  This lovely picture was taken on the grounds of the Golden Temple in Amritsar. Notice the orange triangular head scares that are mandatory for entrance.   But let me tell you the back story. . . . . We, … Continue reading

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Heavy Rain On March 1?

Yesterday morning we were awakened at 6AM with pounding on the tin roof and loud thunder in the distance !  Honestly, we were not surprised as the weather forecast called for downpours and thunder. Well, during monsoon season this would … Continue reading

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Sarkhez Roza

  Amdavad has long been an  economic and cultural center and is known for her hospitality and the spirit of enterprise of her people.   Another important  aspect of Amdavad is the architecture of glory and worship  with Gandhi Ashram, … Continue reading

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Ghandiji and Democracy. . . .

Gandhi built this ashram in Amdavad and lived and planned much of his work  there for nonviolent change in  India.  An Ashram is a place of monastic lifestyle for religious or community purposes. I bought a book on sayings by … Continue reading

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Mama on the Streets. . . . . .

We were all thrilled to discover that there were nine  puppies on the lane where we live.  Actually you only see five in Jesse’s puppy picture.  We have enjoyed petting and holding the babies, and several students wanted to adopt … Continue reading

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Mohammed’s Birthday !

I usually don’t have writer’s block, because I tell my stories and write just like a speak,  as one of the students pointed out. I think the hesitation is due to the fact that this event has moved up to … Continue reading

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Green Gujurat

Nameste! Last week was the celebration of successful businesses and all things Gujarati with visitors from all over the world. The end of the week was a huge flower show down by the river. This Mr. Modi who started Vibrant … Continue reading

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