India is a huge country separated by 29 states in a vast landscape of diversity. Although I’ve been 3 times, I feel as if I have barely scratched the surface of the country. On a recent trip, I spent one day in Amritsar to see the Golden Temple and took an hour ride to the Pakistan-India border “Wagha […]
My Travel article as published in ARE Magazine, Spring Edition 2016 – Mystical India.
The Gang Rape & Murder of Jyoti Singh, a 23 year old medical student in New Delhi, has been made into a documentary featured on PBS “India’s Daughter”. This documentary has been banned in India, as the government fears it will prompt “unrest”. I have been asking for years, why does so much rape happen […]
“If every child received an education, 171 million people would be lifted out of poverty.”
ROOM TO READ’s 5th Annual SPRING BENEFIT is happening tomorrow at a Private Estate in Beverly Hills! Last chance to purchase tickets to this fun & charitable fundraising event that goes towards building schools and libraries throughout Southeast Asia & […]
A Day in the Life in Blue City, Jodhpur
Jodhpur is the second largest city in Rajasthan, India. Near one of the biggest tourist attractions in Jodhpur, the Mehrangarh Fort, is a 10 kilometer village that surrounds it called the Old City or “Blue City”, with a 16th century wall that protects from the outside (more for back […]
Traveling to Rajasthan has been the highlight of my Adventures in India. In this colorful state, are endless places to explore. From the big cities, to the smaller villages, to all the various tribes and castes who continue to live in peace among one another. I love Jodhpur, the “Blue City” where I spent 4 […]
In India, at any given time of day, there’s always time for Tea. Whether you are visiting someone’s home, a shop, at a hotel, you are always offered a modest sized cup of black tea infused with cardamon, cinnamon, cloves, ginger and milk (depending on the region in India, the spices that they use may […]
दिवाली की शुभकामनाएं
Happy Diwali! Diwali, “festival of lights”, is an important holiday in India, the most significant spiritual meaning is “the awareness of the inner light”. Central to Hindu philosophy is the assertion that there is something beyond the physical body and mind which is pure, infinite, and eternal, called the Atman. The celebration […]
Today marks the 143rd anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday, which is commemorated in India as Gandhi Jayanti, a national holiday, and celebrated world-wide as the International Day of Non-Violence.
Let’s celebrate with this catchy beat, MC Yogi’s loving tribute to Gandhi, a gorgeous video that was four years in the making, called “Be The Change (The Story of Mahatma Gandhi) “. […]
This past Saturday, 100 Yoga studios from around the World participated in Room to Read’s “Global Yoga Day”, raising money for Girl’s Scholarships in India (costs 250$/year to support a girl). Our LA Chapter secured 2 studios within a block from each other in Santa Monica. I truly felt that Karmic Vibration from the moment […]