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View to the Himalayas from Kunjapuri Temple  
   

View to the Himalayas from Kunjapuri Temple

A visit to the Divine Mother in India's mountains

January 27th 2008
It's a glorious sunny day, and Rakesh, my yoga teacher, and I have decided to go to Kunjapuri, an ancient temple in the mountains dedicated to the Divine Mother Goddess. We set off by motorbike and enjoy the ride which leads us along a winding road, with forested valleys and mountains all around us. We can see the Ganges down below, and Rishikesh, which is shrouded in a slight mist. Monkeys sit by ... 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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