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Of pines and pilgrims

I read Ruskin Bond’s enchanting travelogue of the Ganges, All roads lead to Ganga for a while yesterday. Bond’s description of Badrinath is a lesson in descriptive prose to all aspiring writers. 244 more words

Books

Evolving strategy

As I continue to work on Ganges it’s becoming apparent that it’s a project in its own right.  So before long I will publish the Vic+ 8.0.06 patch (now called SP1) with… 21 more words

Flightsim

Varanasi: The City Of Silk. And Death.

What a day! It’s been pretty insane. We’re finishing up having come back from a religious ceremony on the banks of the Ganges that was full of flower petals and fire – and a lot of monsoon, we were absolutely freezing coming back and everything we brought has been completely saturated – but it’s been an amazing, amazing day… Start from the start, I guess. 2,108 more words

Travel

A Swami-full Day - Day 15

End of February, close to the end of the trip

Rain is predicted all day today. The clear blue skies and bright sunshine mock technology. After yesterday a sunny day is more than welcomed. 1,375 more words

Swami Divyananda

The luck of our Yatra

I’m sure we’ll get to regular postings — Tim Miller’s last blog post, for instance, deserved to be highlighted — but here’s one more Yatra-related piece. 200 more words

India

The source of the Ganges and, if you missed it, Sharath in the U.S.

While we were on our Yatra, we heard about the two weeks that Sharath will be teaching in the U.S. The first out in Los Angeles, the latter in New York City. 177 more words

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