Taj Mahal

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Taj Mahal I’m pretty sure I can’t say anything about this place that hasn’t been said before….except that this is my second visit, the first occurring more than 50 years ago. Described by Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore as “the tear-drop … Continue reading

Varanasi III

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Varanasi III   Sarees seem to be a major industry here. I never saw so many shops. Some of them advertise their factories as well. In the middle of all my temple-hopping tour, we stopped and met an elderly small … Continue reading

Bodhgaya III

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Those of us attending the teachings at Tergar Monastery, also referred to as the Karmapa Monastery, were graced with a brief visit from the Karmapa himself on Wednesday, along with his retinue of attendants and uniformed Indian military armed guards. … Continue reading