HOLD THE SUN IN HAMPI
HOLD THE SUN IN HAMPI Hampi, Karnataka, is not even a city, but rather a village. It is notable for the fact that several hundred years ago one of the…

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TRAVELING IN NORTHERN INDIA
For almost a month of my stay, I was able to visit four states of India, experience all the delights of Indian cuisine, meet amazing people, Buddhist monks, travelers who…

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Changing the guard on the border of India and Pakistan
However, in this article we will talk about another attraction, which can be seen only eight kilometers from Amritsar - in the small village of Wagah on the Indo-Pakistan border.…

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KNOW YOURSELF IN VIPASSAN IN INDIA

Vipassana was not at all what I was thinking. Because, first of all, I practically didn’t really know anything about it, and secondly, everyone just said “You just try it” – and that’s the end of the conversation.

In India, I was already three or four months old when I applied for vipassana in Jaipur. I was looking for the closest city to Delhi (where I still wanted to go) and for the very near future. A couple of days later I received a positive response, and I went to meditate. Continue reading

AGRA AND TAJ MAHAL
Waking up early in the morning (the train to Agra leaves at 06:15 in the morning), I realized that it was raining in Delhi. This is bad, because all the…

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India Gate (Mumbai)
The primary attraction of the city of Mumbai is the Gateway of India. This is a colossal basaltic arched structure, 26 meters in height, located on the shores of the…

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Changing the guard on the border of India and Pakistan
However, in this article we will talk about another attraction, which can be seen only eight kilometers from Amritsar - in the small village of Wagah on the Indo-Pakistan border.…

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Caste is only in India!
Probably every tourist who goes to India has probably heard or read something about the division of the population of this country into castes. This is a purely Indian social…

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