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The Karma of Gay Abandon

Before this India trip a neighbour informed me that he’d never get on to a bus in India where the driver believes in reincarnation. I recalled this statement less than one hour in. 1,062 more words

Visting India?

indian summer

I have been a queer mixture of the East and West, out of place everywhere, at home nowhere . . . I cannot be of the . But in my country, also, sometimes, I have an exile’s feeling.

Jawaharlal Nehru


Are you Tibetan or Indian?

There I am, telling my travel story to the McLeod Ganj restaurant owner in Himachal Pradesh, north west India, super involved in what I’ve been doing and how I’m feeling.  940 more words

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I am not a Buddhist - McLeod Ganj

following on from http://kevollier.com/2014/05/10/delhi-to-mcleod-ganj/

‘I am not a Buddhist’ were words I heard myself uttering at the end of our three day stay in the home of the Dalai Lama – the town of Mcleod Ganj not the big man’s house itself of course. 741 more words


Mcleod Ganj, India

mahat – cosmic intelligence; prakriti – nature; sattva – luminosity; anusthana – practice with dedication

daily I seek the poetic in the dung hills of the mundane: sometimes I find the ideal