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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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The Favourite . . . . A Film

After Mary Queen of Scots, I was so anxious to see The Favourite staring Queen Anne  of England. Her reign was 1702-1714,  She was the last of the Stuarts making her a descendant of Mary Queen  of Scots.  (1540-1567 ). … Continue reading

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Mary Queen of Scots. . . . . The Film

All through the film the wild and wonderful Scottish landscapes fills the screen, demanding  the viewer’s attention and compliment to  the queen’s fiery temperament.Though she spent much of her life in France as a child and as a bride and … Continue reading

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Remorse and Compassion

This image has been on the internet for a while. I also read that it has been debunked as false.  Nonetheless, seeing it today made me remember a tale to tell you. I have never seen this reaction of a … Continue reading

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Indian Family

Namaste!  Family tradition in India is that when a son marries, he and his bride go to live with his parents.  The bride’s family gives a dowry  to her husband’s family for her  care. Thus is the pain when a girl … 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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