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Meditation Retreat in the Himalayas
Meditation Retreat in the Himalayas


A video highlighting some of the places we will visit during our upcoming 16-day spiritual adventure in Nepal and North India (in October). From the majestic Himalayas to sub-tropical jungles, ancient villages to bustling Asian cities, our spiritual adventure will enthrall you with a kaleidoscope of experiences that will capture your heart. We will venture into the depths of us in classes covering the essential tools of yoga as we explore the ancient Hindu teachings and its practical application in today’s world.

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Meditation Retreat in the Himalayas of Nepal and North India

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Map of Nepal and neighboring countries
Map of Nepal and neighboring countries

Sketched this map today of Nepal and its neighboring countries. We will be exploring Nepal in the upcoming Himalayas spiritual adventure in October of 2010. Map of Nepal and neighboring countries (China-Tibet, Bangladesh, Bhutan and India)

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Smart has the plans. Stupid has the stories (Part 1)
Smart has the plans. Stupid has the stories (Part 1)

On May 21st 2009 I embarked on what was to be my longest continuous travel in India – 36 hours from door to door. The journey was from Chennai to Darjeeling. The most challenging part of this journey was the public bus ride from Kolkata to Darjeeling. I recently saw a sign in a store…

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High Tea in Darjeeling
High Tea in Darjeeling

Famed for its tea, Darjeeling boasts spectacular views of the Himalayas and is one of India’s perfect getaways from the intense subcontinent. The New York Times photographic slide show of the tea industry in Darjeeling captures somewhat what it is like to be there. View photographs of Darje...

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Technology meets Spirituality
Technology meets Spirituality

I’m not sure how many Hindu priests out there like myself are interested in technology but I certainly love it. A few days before I left for the Virgin Islands last week I asked myself if it would be possible to document the meditation retreat I was conducting using just my iPhone 3GS. Now ...

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Beautiful St. John
Beautiful St. John

It’s my third visit to this beautiful island in 14 months and each visit I love the island even more. I thought I’d take this opportunity to share a few images I’ve captured over the last couple of days. These photos were all taken using the built-in camera on the iPhone. Cinnam...

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Practice, practice, practice!
Practice, practice, practice!

Our wonderful retreat came to a conclusion today and the concluding thought we left the group with is practice, practice, practice! Find ways to integrate the tools into everyday life. We can only make progress in meditation if we are working at developing the key qualities needed for meditation ...

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