Gaumukh from Bhojbasa
Paharpani-cave

Paharpani Caves, Uttarakhand Himalayas

26/10/2008 Romola Butalia 0

Paharpani is within the mighty Uttarakhand Himalaya, at the border of Nainital and Almora districts. Picturesque, its beauty is in its pristine, natural character, on the ancient pilgrim trails. Geographically, […]

Durga Devi

Navaratri: Nine Nights of Devi

14/04/2022 Romola Butalia 1

Chaitra Navaratri is from 2nd April to 11th April 2022 Prathamam Shailaputri ca dvitiyam brahmacharini |Tritiyam chandra ghanteti kusmandeti chaturhakam || Panchamam skandamaateti shashtam katyayaniti ca |Saptamam kalaratriti mahagauriti chastamam […]

vulnerable Himalayan eco-system sports gated community at edge of Mukteshwar forest
Mahakumbh Prayag 2013
yoga
Prayer Flags flutter near Buddha of Langza
awareness and mindfulness

Awareness is the Key

16/11/2020 Rajiv Butalia 0

Awareness must be cultivated. No amount of discussion, reading, sitting in meditation or prayers will enlighten us. The traveller on the journey needs to walk with one-pointedness, mindfulness, ceaseless determination, […]

Dawki Umngot river
Shantiniketan