Tag Archive: Religion

Pictorial Post: Dharamsala

Dharamsala is the home place of His Holiness the Dalai Lama of Tibet in Exile. Its a town of contradiction. On one hand it is peaceful and calm.  It must be the only… Continue reading

Pictorial Post: Shimla

One of my regular readers has suggested that I put more pictures in my posts to give readers a feel for the places and things I am writing about.  As I now have… Continue reading

Raksha Bandhan… My Day

This weekend was Raksha Bandhan. It is a festival where a sister ties a Rakhi (which is like a wristband made from coloured thread and beads), around her brother’s wrist.  This is to… Continue reading

Are women really impure in the eyes of god?

In my last post (here) I talked about how the temple is the centre of the community in India.  However I have now found myself banned from entering.  Yes, banned from the temple…..… Continue reading

A life of worship

For most hindu’s, daily life revolves around the local temple.  My auntie goes every morning, not specifically to worship, but just to say hello to everyone as they do their daily rituals. Because… Continue reading