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... country. Hear dozens of dialects and languages from different States of India. Interspersed with ringing bells, chanting and conch shells. Smell the incense and the flowers, their fragrance drifting in from the temples. Often laced with aroma of Indian cuisine wafting in from the eateries. Sit till as late in the night as you want to. Ha-ki-Pauri never really goes to sleep. Experience devotion through diversity like nowhere else.
... a fashion show using my phone as a mirror, Diana and I found just what we wanted and continued to shop and had some super tasty sweets and a rosewater lassi for lunch.
This was a decadent ladies day out and a great way to continue arriving being guided through the streets as I feel like a young child so clueless and needing slow, kind speech with so many questions and curiosities. I also noticed my mind identifying this and that to protect me from too ...
Oh the blessed sound of the hourly bells or chimes or whatever the hell they are at 2,3,4 and 5am and the tunes of the barking dogs in the street were not my only alarm today. I had one of the hotel construction workers open my room door while I'm asleep. Weird! Had the best fruit salad at the juice bar (I think it cost me 80c) on my walk to the hair shop to see how auntys painting was coming along. The shop is looking good! For some reason it was already 11 ...
... to pursue spiritual teachings. Intrigued by just the sheer mass of people moving into the area, we decided to visit Rishikesh. This renowned spiritual seekers' city has been famous ever since the Beetles arrived at the Ashram of the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in the late 60s. Today, "the yoga capital of the world" masses of ashrams, yoga and meditation classes dominate the streets. Rishikesh is set on the beautiful Ganges , surrounded by forested hills conducive to this ...
The story behind the ganges is really interesting, there was a drought and the goddess Ganga wanted to help. Shiva pointed out if she dropped all the water down in one go, it might not go so well and she might drown that part of earth if she drops it in one go. So Shiva offered his dreadlocks and the for the water to dribble through his hair so it flowed down as a river. Charlotte was saying - higher up in the himalayas there is a part that it looks like ...