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... The Buddha’s Birthday and Full Moon, Do I Belong?
This day of the full moon happens to also be the day that many Buddhists recognize as the Buddha’s birthday. Being in a Hindu or Sanatan-Dharma (another term for Hindu that was developed during the Hindu revolution to have a name that wasn’t given by colonizers) ashram and not in a Buddhist community concerned me at first as I tried to find a Buddhist temple to visit. Then I realized ...
... little babies, and watched them stealing peoples Ice screams and food as they walked by, it was very amusing eventually we landed at the Beatles Ashram, where they stayed and healed themselves in the 60s. 'In February 1968, the Beatles traveled to Rishikesh, India to attend an advanced Transcendental Meditation training session at the ashram of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi' and although you can't enter the building legally you can still watch it from outside, which ...
... then set off for a little walk ( I swear at least 3 kms) to witness a Hindu ceremony that is done twice a day where they celebrate the Ganga river and connect with the gods. This ceremony, alongside the river, has been going on since the dawn of time but has obviously adapted to the times and tourists. Still it was very colourful, interesting and bum-numbing, and we were grateful for the finale. It was marvellous to ...
... was burning, I was trying to wipe it off with cold water, and that was making it worse. Don't rub it on your face or cheeks!!!
We were all in bed by 9pm! and then my throat became like swallowing razor blades, and I just got sicker and sicker - luckily I found some paracetamols I had packed which helped with taking the temp down x
Then sleep zzz to get better and try to attempt a 6am yoga class!
... We are getting used to India being a land of contrasts and it really smacks us in the face here, we spin prayer wheels along with monks who are walking along praying then 2 seconds later walk into an Italian restaurant with a Hollywood movie playing on a huge TV and order pizza then apple pie.
During our time the temperature rarely climbed much above about 10 degrees and the extra blankets we were provided with at night and the warm trekking clothes we bought ...