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Rock Carved Caves

This amazing architectural site was an addition to the itinerary  with  the second group.  We flew from Mumbai to arrive in the state of Maharashtra. These 34  rock cut  temples  are on the UNESCO list of important ancient sites to … Continue reading

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Eklingji Temple, My Favorite. . . . .

  This temple, Ekklingji  near Udiapur, is my favorite of the Hindu temples in all that I have visited in India. And we visited many of them as 80% of India is Hindu. Why, you might ask? Thinking and wondering … Continue reading

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Incense In India . . . . .

Incense is an ancient rich tradition in society and religious occasions in India.  Agarbathi is a word derived from ancient Sanskrit.  It is mentioned in the old Vedic texts to be used to mask odors with  pleasurable smells. The modern … Continue reading

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A Hindu and a Muslim Share the Nobel Peace Prize

http://youtu.be/LB_Eqj2XrdM http://youtu.be/Orkxf5p7mu0 These two tireless spokesmen and workers against the oppression of children for monetary gain, and the rights of girls to an education have been awarded this honor and award. It is ironic that Pakistan and India were shooting … Continue reading

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Village Boy Rescues Dog

This will show in a very clear way, the Indians’ love of animals. I am thinking that this little boy, shared his meager meals with the dog. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if this village boy who rescued the injured dog … Continue reading

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BBC Partition of India ‘How the Hatred Began’. . . . . .

My blogger friend Sudharsan  at viruvasan.wordpress.com  sent me this amazing BBC video yesterday in response to my post on Wagah Border . The BBC always does such a wonderful job telling historical events and using  primary source film. In this … Continue reading

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HOLI- Spring Festival of Colors in Gujurat, India

Don’t miss this video: WOW! Holi begins with bonfires all over the city the night before where people gather to sing and dance. The next morning  begins a wild carnival atmosphere of chasing people and throwing dry powder or colored … Continue reading

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