July 2, 2016

The impressive Mediation Centre at Auroville - if you look closely you may notice a man standing at the entrance looking up.

Last I wrote was after my visit to the Aurobindo Ashram in Pondicherry.

The routine over the past 10 days has been - to be on the bus the each mor...

June 30, 2016

Sri Aurobindo was an Indian rebel born in the late 1800’s. He was wanted by the authorities of the time for acting out against British rule. He was eventually captured and while imprisoned for several years he had a spiritual experience which led to him reaching height...

June 28, 2016

The steamy south of India which is pre-monsoon makes the city of Chennai a melting pot of short tempered locals as we inch our way from Chennai airport to our hotel.

What was to be a 5 hour journey from Cochin to Chennai turned into a 16 hour experience. This has been t...

June 27, 2016

The south and north India are very different. The food, dress and the climate.

We are currently in Kerala with its hundreds of canals weaving their way around the state. In areas the water level is higher than the land level all controlled by a series of locks and dykes...

June 27, 2016

I wonder what the world would be like if it was one big ashram? No reason to complain about things that go wrong cause "that's the way it's meant to be". No reason to have a temper tantrum, show anger or distrust because everything would be satvic, harmonious and bliss...

June 25, 2016

When was the last time you traveled with 24 people for over 17 hours straight, 3 bus rides 2 planes a total of 3290 kilometres. Yesterday was my first. We had 7 hours to travel from Rishikesh to Delhi airport to catch our first flight to Kerala. Our guide Abajee was in...

June 24, 2016

We had a magical time at the ashram last night. Sitting on the Ganga singing Bajans with 1,000 people. It was magical.

And now a short bus ride to Delhi (8 hours) to board a plane to Kerala (5 hours). Farewell to north India. Not sure when I'll make it back, however it...

June 23, 2016

It's 2.30am Thursday morning. I’m unable to sleep any longer.

We made it to Rishikesh. A bus ride that was to be 5 hours took 8. Girls on the bus wanting to make toilet stops, the bus driver trying to find an appropriate deserted tree. In India. Not very likely. We also...

June 22, 2016

We boarded a bus at 3.30am to attend World Yoga Day in Chandigarh, India. It's been a very busy schedule with Indian Tourism entertaining us. They clearly feel that we must somehow experiencing EVERY THING. There are 22 of us, of which I will add that I'm the only yogi...

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July 2, 2016