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Opening Ceremony and Selim Hill Tea Estate

May 7th 2012
Two Fridays ago I arrived back from Darjeeling to Rimbick to learn that the monks were starting a week long Puja on the Sunday so I taught for one day before leaving again to see some of the other volunteers who I hadn't seen for a while. I was so fortunate to be invited by some teachers in Takdah to the opening ceremony of a small monastery. Although the monastery is small the last day of the ... read more
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Indian Flag 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
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