A photo essay celebrating the Buddhism in India on the occasion of Buddha Purnima. Photos from the Buddhist Conclave 2014 by Andrew Adams.
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.
In 2005 I quit my job, and my life, to travel across India for 6 months. This is how I did it and what I learned from the experience.
My year-end blog post is all about a recent revelation I had about my life, and what I’ve learned about the pitfalls that await when following your dreams.
The River: A tale of grief and healing in India. How Ganga, the holy mother river of India, helped me recover from the irreconcilable loss of my mother.
In 2013, I became aware that I was at a new stage in The Hero’s Journey: I was Returning from several years of travel adventure. Here’s what I learned.
I went to the Sivananda Yoga Camp north of Montreal to find inner peace, immerse in yoga and get recharged by the pristine Canadian wilderness setting.
After the stunning performance by Meera Das at the Konark Festival, Odisha, I interviewed the talented Odissi dancer and found out what makes her move.
My second week in Odisha, I stayed in the famous beachside town of Puri, visited the sublime Temple of 64 Yoginis and met a village full of local artists.
The Bright Day, one of the Mumbai films at TIFF, was my fave film. It’s a travelogue and spiritual quest about a young man in search of himself in India.