Hotel Park View
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... high hopes, faith, all this was fascinating to see. At evening I visited Harki porki to view the aarti that happens near the banks of river Ganga. Devotees keep their lit up prayer plates in the water and it flows with the burning lamp flame , going with the flow and seeming attractive to the viewers. It seemed like swimming sharks with their fins caught on fire. Indian culture,rituals,Ayurveda,ancient knowledge of the Hindus, Yoga and ...
... are cultivating. They seem to have a lot of freedom and responsibility but no one seems to be telling them what to do or when to do it. Also the two woman cooks Muni and P are almost always doing or preparing something but never seem to be in a rush, they go about what they need to go about doing and even get others involved like Diana and I when we were talking. I like the way this place runs automatically and how Mandakini doesn’t ever seem to be busy ...
We did sunrise yoga on the banks of the Ganga!!! It was beautiful. Lots of birds singing, cows mooing, and the warm Indian sun coming to life. I'm sure it's all mental but Yoga and Meditation feel so different and intense here. Some might argue the Millenniums of sages meditating might have created a different energy here. Or maybe it's because I'm on vacation and the stress if daily life isn't here. Who knows, but ...
... the coming weekend.
I decided to book this course only a couple of weeks before coming and have been busy journeying about so didn't think too much about it or develop any expectations. But I really can't imagine how it could be any better. I've heard people rave on about yoga/meditation retreats, but wasn't really expecting any spiritual benefits, more just the desire to be more flexible. But only a couple of days in and I feel on top of the world! Living ...
... set with delicious Indian food and even given some better fitting clothes. Everything that was promised came to pass and we even got paid 3000rps (£37) for having a great time! We ended up being on the roof until around 5am (yes it did get quite cold) and then headed back to Rishikesh.
We met some great people on the set and it was so interesting to see how a film shoot comes together, the people working on the movie are so relaxed and down to earth but ...