Tag Archives: Devotion

Skyward in Silence

It stands in the back streets, tucked away from the noisy sea of moving bodies and frenzied traffic on the main roads. An ancient pipal tree – a towering pageantry of nature – living and growing in a small compound where … Continue reading

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The Flower Thief

I’m guessing… you had different plans for those marigolds hanging in that plastic bag on your door. Maybe they were going to be placed on the family shrine, around a photo of your guru or on a picture of a deceased loved … Continue reading

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Flowers in the Hands

Three ladies sit in front of their house stringing flower garlands. Their practiced hands tie knot after knot to hold the flowers in place. In India, flowers everywhere – flowers for temple deities, flowers for the home altar, flowers for … Continue reading

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Walking Blind

Walking uphill on an uneven trail made of large rocks of varying heights and widths with gaps in-between is difficult enough with eyesight. Now imagine traversing the same rocky incline without eyes. On a recent morning walk up the holy … Continue reading

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Walking the Peace Mountain

DIPAM November 27, 2012 Photos from the Street, A Crazy-Graceful Indian Celebration Dipam is the time of year when a flame is lit on top of the sacred Mountain Arunachala in South India – a flame so large it can … Continue reading

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