I found the Pushkar Camel Fair touristy & disappointing, but that didn’t stop me from experiencing cultural & spiritual riches beyond my expectations.
Yoga and Wellness
Travelling for Yoga, wellness, and spirituality is gaining popularity, especially in India. Many people visit India for Yoga, to take Yoga courses and Teacher Training programs, to go on Yoga retreats, and to try meditation, Vipassana, and Ayurveda treatments. We cover these in our Complete Guide to Yoga in India, What life is like in a Yoga Ashram, and many more posts.
Spending Diwali, India’s Festival of Light, at an ashram was both fun and inspiring. It lit an unexpected spark of courage and confidence in me.
Interview with Himalayan yoga master Yogrishi Vishvketu about his new book, which features extraordinary photos and a wealth of yoga wisdom.
A photo essay celebrating the Buddhism in India on the occasion of Buddha Purnima. Photos from the Buddhist Conclave 2014 by Andrew Adams.
I experimented with silence for a day at Aurovalley Ashram in India, and found a new way of seeing.
In the final instalment of the Mirabai Expedition series, I reach remote Dwarka, on the coast of Gujarat, and discover the key to the Mirabai mystery.
Part 4 of the Mirabai Expedition takes me to mighty Chittorgarh Fort and romantic Udaipur in Rajasthan where I discover the reality of her life as royalty.
Food is part of the spiritual practise at Aurovalley Ashram, where conscious eating and responsible choices help sustain a healthy ecology.
Third stop on the Mirabai Expedition is in central Rajasthan, where she was born and raised, and where I start to find the essential feminine in her story.