India Thrice: Pushkar blues March 29th 2009 Pushkar Blues
Today is apparently the second day of the Hindu calendar year and I am in Pushkar, a very small town ringing a circular sacred lake in central Rajasthan. Pushkar is famous for three things: the (supposedly) only temple dedicated to Brahma in India; the annual camel fair (held in November); and the “vibe,” which attracts hippies and other foreigners to this laid-bac ... read more
Asia » India » Rajasthan » Pushkar 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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I began planning to go to India in January 2005, during yoga teacher training in Toronto, and left for my first six-month trip on December 4, 2005. I have been back five times since then, for a total of 14 months in India ... so far ...
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