Monthly Archives: November 2016

Purification in India – Part III

The final leg of my pilgrimage in India was a trek to Babaji’s cave in the Himalayan foothills outside Ranikhet.  As we made our way from Delhi by train and bus, everything I had gathered on pilgrimage swirled within me, … Continue reading

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Purification in India – Part II

I have never felt as much joy at the sight of a building as I did in Agra.  And it wasn’t the Taj Mahal, as one might expect.  It was the lesser known Trident Hotel.  Everything was spacious, grand, fresh, … Continue reading

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Purification in India – Part I

I lay in the dark room.  The concrete wall outside the window blocked what little sunlight might have made it through the perpetual haze of Varanasi.  The air was thick and dank.  The bedsheets, flimy.  But all this receded away … Continue reading

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