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Ancient Caves of Ellora and Ajanta (India 2017 Part 1)

Man is a creature who walks in two worlds and traces upon the walls of his cave the wonders and the nightmare experiences of his spiritual pilgrimage. ~Morris West One of my most favoritist personality traits of India is encapsulated … Continue reading

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Masked Maidens (India Week #033)

Masks are elaborate and everyone has one. It takes a while to get to know people. This doesn’t make them mysterious, it makes them like everyone else. ~Donna Lynn Hope   I don’t recall seeing them on my initial visit almost … Continue reading

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What Happened to the Seasons? (India Week #031)

Spring passes and one remembers one’s innocence. Summer passes and one remembers one’s exuberance. Autumn passes and one remembers one’s reverence. Winter passes and one remembers one’s perseverance.                         … Continue reading

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India Week #017 – Monsoons

We are in the monsoons and we must weather it out – the way of wisdom is, instead of pining for calmer days, to learn to live wisely and well in the midst of continuous strain. ~Elton Trueblood   Summers … Continue reading

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India Week #010 – Connecting Across Cultures (Sharing Passions)

All people share the same passions. They are merely manifest differently according to one’s culture and conditioning. ~Yasuo Kuwahara I was sitting at a local Irish pub nursing my second Jameson and Sprite, they don’t stock ginger ale here, so had to … Continue reading

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India Week #008 – The Shoe Man

All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence. ~Martin Luther King, Jr. In India, it seems, everyone walks in the streets. Pedestrians share the road with cars, cows, camels, carts. In the morning, … Continue reading

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India Week #007 – The Cricket God

Before you lay a foundation on the cricket field, there should be a solid foundation in your heart and you start building on that.  ~Sachin Tendulkar   On my previous trip to India, I had the opportunity to play cricket. … Continue reading

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