Posts tagged ‘India’

 

Water of Ganges – “Filtering India” Part 3

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  “Give me Your hands.” Said the older man with pushed back wet hair and a distinguished mustache so typical of Indian man to match. The little girl, one hand latched onto her mother who stood on the dry ghat steps, the other in full reach towards her father.  Her brother, a little shorter and younger, [...]

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Postcards – Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India (Part 1)

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Ganges Ganges, the longest river of India, running 2500 kilometers from west Himalayas through the Gangetic plain of North India empties into the Bay of Bengal in Bangladesh. Along her holy girth, millions of inhabitants depend their livelihood each day on the water she brings for bathing, laundry, cooking and to perform rituals for blessing [...]

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The Blue City that Broke My Heart – “Filtering India” Part 1

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[ This is a Looong post  on my impression of India. Only read if and when you have the time and patience. ]   By the time I left the blue city, a ten year old girl broke my heart. My return to India was purposely timed at the tail end of an eight months [...]

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6 Misbehavings of Indian Culture – “Prepping for India” Part 2

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  In 8 Observations of Indian Culture – “Prepping for India” Part 1, I talked about observed Indian cultural mindset that cuts across extreme spectrum of behaviors. Most travelers say India is “Hard” for good reasons. As a country much romanticized for its rich history, breathtaking landscape and magnificent temple architecture, one has to wonder why [...]

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Postcards – Pushkar, Rajasthan, India

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  Famous for its annual Camel Fair in October/November where thousands of sellers, buyers and tourists gather, Pushkar is quiet by comparison in March, catering the steady stream of Hindu Pilgrims visiting one of the five temples in the whole country devoted to Lord Brahma, and to bath in the sacred lake of Hindu circled [...]

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