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feet of the Gomateshwara statue in Shravanabelagola  
   

feet of the Gomateshwara statue in Shravanabelagola

Shravanabelagola - it is all about the world's tallest monolithic statue, and it is naked ;-)!

December 31st 2014
After our "shithole experience" in Halebid (read in our last blog entry), we did not feel like staying overnight in another pilgrimage town. Furthermore, the sleeping options in Shravanabelagola sounded, well let's say, limited. Most of the guesthouses are for pilgrims and are rented by the local jain organisation for as little as 210 rupees for a double. So we made the trip to Shravanabelagola fr ... 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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30th January 2015

Great adventures off the beaten path!
How lovely that you are exploring these places of spiritual energy, even though here and in your last blog, it's been clear that being in a meditative state in these spaces is nearly impossible in modern, crowded, not-so-spiritual India. Glad you're feeling better, Nina, and best wishes for the rest of your journey. Namaste.
30th January 2015

Namasta
Thank you Tara!

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