When dozens of chickens went missing from a remote Indian village, everyone blamed the neighbourhood dogs. But Ajit Ghosh, owner of the missing birds, finally solved the puzzle when he caught his cow — a sacred animal for the Hindu family — gobbling them up at night.
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.
Looking back at three months in India: meditating in Rishikesh, visiting the Beatles ashram, attending the largest spiritual gathering on earth and learning to love India for who she really is.
Aurovalley Ashram, near Rishikesh, India is a haven of peace, natural beauty and conscious living. Visitors can walk to the Ganga, learn the Sri Aurobindo philosophy of Integral Yoga and relax in a quiet, safe and inspiring environment.
During my week in Bangalore I had the good fortune to meet some very inspiring, warm and wonderful people. Bangaloreans, as a rule, tend to be friendlier and more laid-back than in other Indian cities. Until recently, Bangalore was a small sleepy town with an idyllic climate (the best in India, they say), abounding with graceful traditions such as inner-city golf, horse racing, dawn flower markets and leisurely breakfasts.
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The Ganges / Ganga River is the Mother of India. The River speaks in many voices as she travels from the high Himalayas to the Bay of Bengal. At the source, her song is joyous, full of the the jubilance of youth, the rush of fresh mountain streams, the sincere chanting of pilgrims and the excitement of the onward journey.
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