Tag Archives: Chennai

Good News from India : 564 Rescued Slaves

BREAKING NEWS From IJM on the frontlines Dear  Marilyn, Our largest anti-slavery operation just ended: You helped rescue 564 children, women and men from a massive brick factory in India. Because of you, these families won’t wake up as slaves … Continue reading

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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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Chennai. . . .Southern Indian City with 10,000,000 souls. . . . .

Chennai, (pronounced Chenna with long a and not Chennai (chenn-long i) as we  have been calling it, is a spaghetti plate of winding streets without a hint of a grind  plan!   The history of the city formed  from  a … Continue reading

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333 Slaves Rescued in Second Largest Operation in IJM History

International Justice Mission is doing such wonderful work all over the world, but of late  they have been especially successful in India.  The new government has been very open  inviting IJM  to  join Indian  attorneys, social workers, and the police. … Continue reading

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Chennai, India St. Thomas Cathedral and Shiva

 ← Temple Towns in the South of India Jungle Boat → St Thomas Cathedral, Chennai Originally Posted on April 23, 2013by annetbell Namaste! Thomas, the saint of doubters, is depicted in Caravaggio’s vivid  painting at the moment of his  belief of the resurrection  of Christ as he  inserted his finger  into … Continue reading

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Chennai Building Collapse

This tragedy happened  last weekend and the pictures brought back memories of seeing construction in India. The bamboo sticks are used for scaffolding, and my  architect assured me that they are very strong.  But to hold up a building of … Continue reading

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St Thomas Mount, Chennai

Thomas, the saint of doubters, is depicted in Caravaggio’s vivid  painting at the moment of his  belief of the resurrection as his finger is inserted into the wound on Christ’s side.Thomas  was the first missionary for Christ in India where he served, was martyred, and buried … Continue reading

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