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Children of Rajasthan, India
Children of Rajasthan, India

I’m in a little town 2 hours north of Jodhpur in the state of Rajasthan, North India. On an excursion yesterday evening in town I encountered so many children with bright smiling faces and sweet shyness. Here’s a small collection of photos for now. Thanks for a great evening kids!

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Worship at the Madurai Meenakshi Temple, India (Part 3)
Worship at the Madurai Meenakshi Temple, India (Part 3)

This is part 3 of our series of posts on the Madurai Meenakshi temple in Tamil Nadu state in South India. Today’s images show Hindus worshiping in the temple. From statues carved into pillars to small shrines tucked away along the long corridors to the sanctum sanctorum, there is no shortag...

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Hanuman, Hinduism’s beloved Mahadeva (Part 2)
Hanuman, Hinduism’s beloved Mahadeva (Part 2)

Morning at the Madurai Meenakshi Temple. Tamil Nadu, South India. (Part 2) Within the walls of Madurai’s famed Meenakshi temple we explore the area in front of the Siva Sanctum. The pillars in this area are amazing in beauty and in size, and probably the best in the entire temple. Most of t...

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Morning at the Madurai Meenakshi Temple (Part 1)
Morning at the Madurai Meenakshi Temple (Part 1)

I always feel blessed when I have the opportunity to visit the Meenakshi temple in Madurai. The sanctum of the temple is powerful and the experience each time ineffable. I always leave my camera behind when I go to temples and if I do take my camera I hardly ever take any photos. This trip…

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Marina Beach in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, South India
Marina Beach in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, South India

After a long flight from New York via Dubai I finally arrived in Chennai at the painful 3am arrival hour. With a day to spend in Chennai before our afternoon flight to Madurai we decided to explore a few places, one of which was Marina Beach. Having never been to a beach in Chennai I…

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2013 Kumbh Mela and a journey across North India
2013 Kumbh Mela and a journey across North India

A 13-day epic journey to the Kumbha Mela and across North India The map above does not shy away in reminding us that our spiritual adventure will take us almost all the way across north India. A massive distance to cover with a great many things to see in between. It also tells us that…

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The road to Badrinath, Temple in the Himalayas
The road to Badrinath, Temple in the Himalayas

Since I posted a few days ago about Mana, the last Indian village before Tibet, I thought I’d share a little about the journey to Badrinath. Badrinath is the little town just prior to Mana village. It is famed for the Badrinath temple, one of four holy sites in the Hindu Char Dham pilgrimag...

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Mana, the last Indian village before Tibet
Mana, the last Indian village before Tibet

As I prepare for my 3rd visit to India this year I came across some photos I took three years ago when I visited the village of Mana in north India. Mana is often known as the last Indian village before the Tibetan border and it is the furthest north I’ve been in the Indian…

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