Modi Inn Ramakrishna
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... side, and trek up to the Mansa Devi temple, sitting atop a large hill, dominating the town. Joining the streams of faithful headed up the hill who were all carrying offerings for one of the deities housed inside, I awkwardly tried not to do anything that might cause offence due to my ignorance of Hindu religious customs. I came to a couple of sadhus, who blessed me (for a fee of course) who made strange monkey noises as they gave me a tikka dot. At intervals, on either ...
... which is deeply refreshing in that she’s grown up in this culture and brings a true embodiment of the teachings with each move and sacred word that she chants. The rest of the day was eating and talking with Diana just to start to arrive in my body. I also met and grounded with Nicole who is a New Yorker becoming sadhu mataji who’s lived in India on and off for the last 14 years and is staying at Santosh Puri as a supporter for Mandakini and ...
... to seek healing crystal treatments, and so on.
Other than eating and sleeping, I didn't experience much of Rishikesh. I picked up a parasite, probably from the water on our recent trek, and was practicing the most ancient method of healing: sleep.
It's quite a lovely place, though. And an excellent place to earn yoga teacher certification and mingle with foreigners from many parts of the west.
... a world famous guru: a wise man sitting opposite me in Happy Buddah Cafe caught my eye and announced I'd been in Ubud in Bali. When I asked him how he knew that, he said his intuition told him. Then he taught me a few things, about how to find quiet in a noisy mind. My inner sceptic tells me maybe it's just likely that a lot of people in Rishikesh have also been to Ubud, but all the same, he gave me a bunch of little philosophies ...
... interesting people float around, some vying for our attention and others totally oblivious.
A GOOD CAUSE
Next to our hotel is the Ramana Garden Café that helps support an orphanage and children's school. Sixty orphans stay in dorms at the school and about the same number of local children attend the school. See http://www.friendsramanasgarden.org. And it is an IRS approved 501(c)(3) charity ...
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