Swamis and such

Day 11 – Part 2 Back on the bus we are headed for Swami Satchidananda’s childhood home and the lotus shrine, under construction, behind it. We are in a neighborhood. There are children walking home from school, houses lining the street and the smells of the evening meal being prepared. As we park in front … More Swamis and such

Maps, schmaps

Day Seven: Pondicherry. Starting your day with yoga on the rooftop of a beach resort has got to lead to only good things. Or at the very least, a good attitude. Our first stop today is the home and ashram of Sri Aurobindo. There are no photos allowed anywhere so I am careful to note … More Maps, schmaps

Nice to Meet You

Chennai: Day Two. India always smells like its a little bit on fire. Despite that it takes almost no time for me to feel comfortable and grounded here. A nice brief yoga and meditation this morning was exactly what we needed. Back in our room I decide to test the limits of our electrical converter … More Nice to Meet You

Making Sense

Where you place your eyes is important. What you choose to look at throughout the day can shape your mood, your outlook and your life; if I may be dramatic. I think you know it’s true. We take our world in through our senses. We are very picky about what we eat. The softness of … More Making Sense