I’ve been to Rishikesh before. Few times in this lifetime and there’s a strong aabhaas (impression) that surely in other time frames too. We spent good time in retreat in Hrishikesh (as it is written traditionally) at turn of the year, 2022. The moment one thinks of the place, the divine river Ganga comes to … Continue reading Meeting Hrishikesh, Lord of the Senses
This is a collection of Short Stories from my time in and around the Kangra Valley from 2012-16. All stories are inspired from real experiences or incidents. There is one story written by Sarasvati and the illustrations are by Adarsh Moda and Lakshmi N. If you feel like contributing monetarily for the eBook, you can … Continue reading Short Stories from the Mountains
A short story on ManiMahesh mountain and the waste management situation. It is based on an experience in the year 2017.
I get these questions a lot- Is it possible to buy land in Himachal? How does one rent a house? What is the cost of living? I try to answer these questions in this post. Click on the title to read on...
This is a recollection of an experience we had while trekking in the Himalayas. This story is from the Minikiani pass which is one of the passes on the Dhauladhar range when one crosses from the Kangra Valley to the Chamba Valley. It was a sunny clear day when we were climbing for the pass … Continue reading [Podcast] Minkiani Pass Trekking, Dhauladhar Ranges
In September 2017, a climb up to the sacred Manimahesh Lake which stands at 4080m took me to the base of the majestic Manimahesh Peak which towers further up at 5653m. The experience of that hike can be read here but in this post, I’m documenting some of the picture which show two different perspectives (zoom out … Continue reading Zooming in and out at Manimahesh