Monthly Archives: November 2015

Rishikesh to Jaipur

Before leaving Rishikesh we did catch an afternoon aarti on the Ganges. Aarati is devotional singing on the steps (ghats) that lead to the river. The Austrian Ambassador was visiting with a Chamber Orchestra that day. It was a symbolic … Continue reading

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Night Train

Night Train Knowing I’m going to spend the night on a train fills me with anticipation. There is a certain intimacy of sharing a cabin with other passengers, and in India, usually great conversations. We stand on the platform waiting. … Continue reading

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Noida to Rishikesh

  In India I found a race of mortals living on the earth, but not adhering to it. Inhabiting cities but not being fixed to them. Possessing everything but possessed by nothing. Apollonius Tyaneus, Greek traveler of the 1st century … Continue reading

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