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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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Alcohol In Predominately Hindu India

World One of India’s most-populous states recently banned alcohol. Mayhem ensued. Praveen Kumar, in a white sleeveless vest, says he is too afraid to a drink since prohibition started in April. His wife, Sumedhi Kumar, is part of a women’s … Continue reading

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Gita

Krishna in the front Namaste ! Today  is the Hindu celebration  of the Bhagavadi Gita or the birth of the Hindu classical scripture, the most important influential Hindu scripture and philosophy. It is rather ironic that the video below gives … 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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Chrisitian Persecution in India

 Christian persecution by Hindus rises in India, say humanitarian groups By Perry Chiaramonte Published March 14, 2016 This is  world wide persecution.  The US government is resisting calling the persecution and religious killings in the Middle East , genocide. I … Continue reading

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Revisiting the Caste System

Today, I was going to post on death rituals or mummification and reincarnation but as I was doing research, I got interested in learning about caste systems in India and ancient Egypt.   I always feel  a tad tenuous speaking … Continue reading

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Naughty Indian Monkeys

Namaste ! This big guy  visited the roof of our hostel for food from Mukhus, the cook.  Mukhus would hold the food in his hand and have one of the monkeys get close enough to take it in his hand! … Continue reading

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