Category Archives: cultural traditions

You are the space……..

” Who you are is the space behind your thoughts”                                                                       – E. Tolle ” Walk with who you are, with yourself” ” Openings in any shape are an opportunity to open our minds”     ” Your space within … Continue reading

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Happy Diwali, a Hindu festival in India

Diwali is a Hindu festival of lights. It’s  a five day long festival celebrated all over India with a great zeal.  Homes are lighted up with clay diyas to expell darkness and ensure prosperity. Each year the people of India … Continue reading

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Independence Day in India

August 15th is observed as a National Holiday in India, the nation’s  independence  from the British Empire in 1947. That day Jawaharial Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India, raised the Indian National Flag above the Lahore Gate of the … Continue reading

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Soul devotions in India….

” When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving within you”       – Rumi During my trip  in India, Rajashtan, I witnessed so much devotion of the Indian people as their daily practice. A … Continue reading

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Street food in Rajasthan India

Food in India had been like a heaven for me being a vegetarian. Besides that, everything is prepared fresh and so flavored mixed with all those spices and fresh herbs. Yet I have to admit, that as tempting all those … Continue reading

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Faces of India

Besides all the amazing colors and architecture in India, I have been most intrigued by the facial expressions of Indian people in devotion , working or any of their other daily duties.  Out of respect, I did almost every time … Continue reading

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Udaipur in Rajasthan….

…..there has been so much said about this beautiful city,  to me it reminded me somehow about Venice in Italy. It is been called the most romantic spot in India, the shimmering Lake Pichola, purple ridges of the wooded Aravali … Continue reading

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