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Re: a quick word Posted by Pauline on January 07, 2002 at 13:39:29:
In Reply to: Re: a quick word posted by Rakesh Sharma on January 06, 2002 at 03:09:14:
This time last year I spent a month in India landing in New Delhi,
travelling to Rishikesh, Agra, Jaipur, then flew to Madras and visited
Ramana Maharshi's ashram. A Very colorful, sometimes bizarre (good
bizarre) journey to my unaccustomed eyes.
>>> (e.g. "Oh that Guru, We were
the first one to meet him" -- I hope to have conveyed the sense of it).
Yes. I found myself questioning my fellow travellers a bit.....(in my
head) ...Are you here because the accomodation/meals are so cheap or
here (at ashram) for the 'silence'
I was totally fascinated by temple worship.....noisy yet reverant.
>>Currently there are 2 full-time religious satellite channels which run
30-minute discourses by various gurus round the clock.
I missed these .....might catch them next time.
I like this
>>"Johanniji has "opened those eyes."
and I wholeheartedly agree.
>>Hope to have painted a small sketch of India.
Very much so. Thanks. On a first time visit to your fascinating country
there is so much to take in. My eyes actually got tired 'looking'. I
also felt a great acceptance within people towards self, life and
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