Haveli Hari Ganga
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the significance of this place on the way to God and is one of the Hindus and the world's religious shrines . It has religious celebrations while you soak mysticism that pervades anyone visiting this place.
There's a coffee chain here called Cafe Coffee Day. I've been drinking more chai than coffee, but a couple of times when I've really craved that caffeine hit, I've caved and made my way to this overpriced tourist hot spot. The place is super clean and shiny (especially when in comparison to the streets!), with a Starbucks-styled menu and blaring ...
... everything growing over it, and then we got to this room (which I am assuming if the hall they would have chanted in? It had pictures (Which have been done recently graffiti style) of Dali lama, Amma (the hugging mother) Yoganada (Autobiography of a yogi) and Sivinanda. (See pics)
When we walked in - the thing that made it so special is we could hear beatles songs, and thought that speakers had been wired up to give ...
... them waiting for our respective buses/trains to our next destinations. They were headed for Dharamsala so we told them to head for Dharmkot and all the places they needed to visit. Whilst waiting Lauren informed us the music that we could hear in the background was infact a snake charmers flute. That was it. Ben and I leapt to our feet, we had both been desperate to see a snake charmer since Mumbai but had not seen or heard of anything the whole time we had ...
... has now come to a close. Even though on some levels it was a completely bamboozling experience ... the cows, tuk-tuks and glittering saris ... it has also been a centering one. The word "namaste" is used here as both hello and goodbye. It literally means "the divinity in me honors the divinity in you." I feel like my time here has put that meaning back in my life. I arrived here feeling frazzled and worn out ...