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... little once the dinner arrived.
In the morning I jumped into the kids shared bed and excitedly told them the skies were clear and today is the day we will see the Himalayas. After breakfast we drove along the ridge of the mountain as we headed towards Mussorie. It was a clear morning and Bhavani claimed she could see the Himalayas. I argued differently stating the Himalayas should be located North of us and based on the sunrise ...
... even though he is now in his eighties and in a wheel chair most of the time. (Check out his YouTube blogs.) Therefore it was a honour to meet and be blessed by him and hear him speak about Vedanta during my stay. At the time I only understood about 10% of the lecture as it was partly in English, Hindi and mentioned a lot of Sanskrit words. Thankfully though this was discussed as a class topic with our Swami teacher to get more of a full understanding afterwards. I also ...
... br> May 22nd A Day of Integration
Today we had early morning meditation and aarti with chanting the Yoga Sutras by Patangali and a song about devotion to the guru and going for refuge in the guru that Mandakini and Nicole sang. Then also a short song about how the guru is actually in oneself and is everywhere from Mandakini. These last two chants were so moving for me, the guru devotion finally clicked for me in a new way. I’ve ...
... one of the so-called “German” bakeries. A German bakery here seems to be one that has whole wheat bread. This particular one, among other things, also serves a full range of (vegetarian) fare in addition to the bakery products. Tonight I had only the potato soup because I was convinced by the Catalonian fellow sharing my table that I should try the momos (a Tibetan dumpling) at the Lucky Restaurant back on my side of the river.
After my soup, I ...
... human-being! Although it is illegal to kill a cow, many of the ones living in town unfortunately tend to look quite sickly as they are constantly rummaging through piles of trash for food waste.
The Sitar Player
Northern India is home to the Sitar. For Emily, this has been an entrancing sound she’s loved since childhood. Rishikesh has a renowned music school, and Emily gave her musical skills a try with a few ...
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