Monthly Archives: July 2016

Faith Envy at Murdeshwar

When I asked my European friends who also spend time in India about Murdeshwar, home to the second largest statue of Shiva in the world, I didn’t get the enthusiastic, excited reaction that I was expecting. Naturally, I recognize that … Continue reading

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Waiting for the Train

My journals are filled with pages of tales from hundreds of journeys across India on Indian Railways. There is no such thing as an uneventful train ride there. So it was with great anticipation, excitement and yes, even a bit … Continue reading

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Dancing for Joy in Rajasthan

In the towns of Rajasthan, everyone takes to the streets to celebrate a marriage. What a brilliant way to eliminate the cost of hiring a hall. The crowd gathers and gradually the musicians take their places and begin to play. … Continue reading

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