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Diwali :: Autumn Hindi Holiday

Diwali :: Autumn Hindi Holiday

Diwali takes place October 30 through November 3 in 2016. Diwali (“festival of lights”) is an ancient Hindu festival celebrated in autumn (northern hemisphere) or spring (southern hemisphere) every year. One of the most important festival in Hinduism and is an official holiday in Fiji, Guyana, India,Pakistan, Malaysia, Mauritius,Myanmar, Nepal, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Suriname and Trinidad […]

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Shopping and Snacking Can Illuminate Cultural Facets

Shopping and Snacking Can Illuminate Cultural Facets

Shopping and Snacking Can Illuminate Cultural Facets By Adi Carpenter The thing about India is that their capitals and large cities never feel that big. Every couple of blocks is another neighborhood with its own completely different sensation. This was very obvious when we arrived at our first hotel, The Royal Heritage Hotel and Spa, […]

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Singapore to India: Early Sights and Smells and A Touch of the Divine

Singapore to India: Early Sights and Smells and A Touch of the Divine

  By Addy Carpenter Flying to India was like being in a sensory deprivation room. There was no way to tell what hour it was. Your body didn’t understand the concept of time. Knowing when you were hungry was strangely a chore for your already fleeting self-awareness, and soon it was like having a fever. […]

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Zamling Chisang :: Summer Holiday in India

Zamling Chisang  :: Summer Holiday in India

Zamling Chisang is the primary summertime holiday in India. This year, it falls on July 19th, 2016. It is Universal Prayer day in Tibet. Tibetans hike up into the Himalayas, burn incense and put up colorful prayer flags to blow in the wind and send an aromatic smoke signal out to the heavens.

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Explore Southern India with DeAnna

Explore Southern India with DeAnna

Ayurvedic Southern India Tour with DeAnna Batdorff & Scott Jenkins July 11 – August 4 2016   India Tour Happy Hour Q&A   Saturday, May 7 ~ 4 – 6 pm Apothecary Bar in the dhyana Center Meet your fellow travelers, sip authentic chai, and take in the sights and sounds of India. DeAnna will present a […]

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Holi :: Spring Festival in India

Holi – Spring Festival in India Holi is a spring festival, known as the festival of colours or the festival of sharing love. An ancient Hindu religious festival that begins on the night before Holi with a Holika bonfire where people gather, sing and dance. Friends and family carry drums and other musical instruments, going […]

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