Our spiritual adventure begins
February 4, 2012 • Spiritual Adventures
Our spiritual adventure began on January 27th but we’ve been without internet for 9 days now so have not been able to blog about the amazing journey we’ve been having. We’ll start to cover it in detail now so you can follow along. Photos in today’s post show us in Chennai, where we started our journey. From here we made our way south to Mamallapuram for a few hours then to the sacred town of Tiruvannamalai. Here are some photos from Day 2. (On another note, we’ve been focused on taking videos on this journey rather than photographs as we normally do so much of our journey will be shared later on when we’ve had time to upload video clips from our spiritual adventure).
They invited us into their home which was kept so clean and neat inside and out. Mud walls that were about 3 feet high framed the house with a thatched grass room that extended down about 3 feet off the ground. This forced you to almost crawl into the home but keeps the home very cool during the hot Indian summers. The floor of the home is thinly layered with cow dung that becomes hard like cement. We find out that cow dung is anti septic and keeps the floor of the home clean. No need to mop with modern detergents!
We’ll upload some videos of visit to this home soon.
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