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Entrance to Monastary

Our Stint at an Indian Monastary

November 19th 2016
We visited a monastary in the hill country where the monks live in silence and run a dairy. It is a self-sustaining facility where the monks raise all the vegetables they need to survive and live as strict vegetarians. Needless to say, the monks live a very modest life. The profits raised by the dairy business are given to charity. The grounds were gorgeous and the dairy was spotless. 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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