Farming in Bir, Himachal Pradesh

Bir Forest

I've been living close to the Dhauladhars from 2013 and have taken immense delight and joy in the daily farming activities around. For the first few years around the Sidhbari region in Dharamshala and since October 2018, closer to Bir, Himachal Pradesh. I've played around little like helping out the locals with whatever is being … Continue reading Farming in Bir, Himachal Pradesh

Meaning of Nirvanashatakam – Shivoham Shivoham

I didn't know much about Adi Sankaracharya until recently when we went on the Narmada Parikrama, a 3500 km walking pilgrimage. Adi Sankaracharcya lived around the 8th century AD and is considered to be responsible for consolidating many of the ideas which are today known as Hinduism. The advaita vedanta philosophy or rather the advaita … Continue reading Meaning of Nirvanashatakam – Shivoham Shivoham

Stories of female spiritual gurus to inspire our journey

Parvathy Baul

I wonder what gives one inspiration to write? Today morning, after a bath and breakfast, a beautiful wave of serenity engulfed and when I sat in front of the computer screen, I thought of penning down a post listing down all the female gurus that have inspired my life. I made an initial list which … Continue reading Stories of female spiritual gurus to inspire our journey