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Sacred Places. . . . Cordaba

This site has been a sacred site since ancient Roman times in Spain. It was a Roman Temple to the goddess Janus who was the double headed goddess. Next it was converted to a Christian church dedicated to St. Vincent … Continue reading

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The Sublime Taj Mahal!

   Originally posted on March 18, 2013by annetbell   Namaste. . . . . The Taj Mahal  is one of the world’s most famous and recognizable buildings. Remember a forlorn Princess Diana sitting on the famous bench, all alone?  Her prince was … Continue reading

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Jama Masjid, Delhi India’s Largest Mosque

 Reading about Delhi in the Indian Summer brought this mosque to mind.  It is the Jama Masjid, Mosque in Delhi built high on a hill overlooking the crowded streets of Old Delhi. The busyness and chaos of  Chawari Bazaar  is at … Continue reading

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Sarkhej Roza

Sarkhej Roza is a magnificent complex built on the outskirts of Ahmedabad.  It is composed of  a  modest, but graceful old  mosque, a library, a lake, gardens and palace ruins.  It was built by the city’s founding monarch as a … Continue reading

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