Another Jain Temple September 30th 2006 Near what I believe is the oldest Hindu temple in Mumbai (the Mumba Devi Temple--which is what gave Mumbai its name) and the Crawford Market (huge market for veggies and household goood) is another Jain temple. And much of this seemed to be a fairly Muslim neighborhood.
This Jain temple is less opulent than the Babu Amichand Panalal Adishwarji Jain Temple at Malabar Hill in Mumbai. Although the ... read more
Asia » India » Maharashtra » Mumbai The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more
A series of fun, fascinating, and hastily-planned journeys from Washington DC to Malaysia, India, Pakistan, and a few other places. Lots of sandals, sand, saris, and hijabs. Visits with interesting people, great food and local attractions, many religious shrines, nice photos, and without the benefit of spell-check. It's all good. Well it's mostly good. Sure beats working! ... full info