Monthly Archives: November 2014

Gorri Power

My plan was to go to the AP State Museum where I could view relics of the Buddha. I left my lunch place and hailed a tuk tuk. First stop was the bank and since I had a good vibe … Continue reading

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Music, Music, Music

We went to see an “Indo-folk fusion” band called Indian Ocean (www.indianoceanmusic.com). A 5-piece band, it was bassist Rahul Ram and drummer Amit Kilam who really stole the show for me. Rahul has a serious presence while he plays bass … Continue reading

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More Palaces and Forts

Falaknuma palace. First you come to a long driveway, then you come to a gate where you are checked on a list (dinner reservation), then you drive to the gated archway where they take your car, then you hop onto … Continue reading

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Yoga, Music and Nature

I’ve been enjoying making new friends at the yoga studio. One of my instructors, Pooja, is the first Indian I’ve met who eats brown rice! She has been a great resource, directing me to Organic Bities, a wonderful source of … Continue reading

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Chowmahalla Palace

Rahul, Shakila and I went to the old city of Hyderabad today. Shakila grew up in the old city so we were thrilled that she would be our guide. First stop was the Chowmahalla Palace which was the residence of … Continue reading

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The Saptaparni Connection

One of the most interesting things about being in India is that, while Buddha was born here and thrived here for a time, there is very little Buddhism practiced in India today and, while yoga is one of India’s oldest … Continue reading

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Birthday

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