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The Jain Religion

These are Jain monks with their mouths covered because of their belief in total  non-violence towards all living things. The orthodox Jains cover their mouths so as not to inadvertently swallow a living organism. Some  have a sweeper who walks … Continue reading

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Veranasi, City of gods

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Veranasi, City of gods

← Are We Famous Yet? Ghandi-ji → A Pilgrimage City…Varanasi We were in a boat at 5AM floating towards the rising sun. We were at the service at the end of the day. We were at the ghats during the day as cattle … Continue reading

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A Pilgrimage City…Varanasi

There are many pilgrimage cities in the world, Mecca, Jerusalem, Lourdes, Rome, and today’s topic Varanasi, India.  The faithful travel over miles and miles to reach their holy shires and for a blessing of being closer to god. “The Way” … Continue reading

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