600km Walk from Turtuk to Manali – Part 2

Tanglang-La! The toughest part of our 600km walk from Turtuk to Leh to Manali. Tangla-La Peak lies on an altitude of 5,350 meters and is the second highest motorable road in the World. Bittersweet are my very fresh memories from my ascent the day before. It had brought tears, doubt and an internal battle to continue. But now I sit in calmness with bright sunrays … Continue reading 600km Walk from Turtuk to Manali – Part 2

600km Walk from Turtuk to Manali – Part 1

Do you want to walk together to do the Char Dham? he asks while we sit in a tuktuk. “Yes” I reply immediately with a big smile. “Think about it for some time first. This will be no joke,” he continues. Yes he is right. Such a real and raw walk will be a very serious challenge; something that was on my mind for quite … Continue reading 600km Walk from Turtuk to Manali – Part 1

The Flip Flop Quest to Machu Picchu

“Seriously my life is not normal…not normal…not normal” I silently talk to myself while I walk through Cusco Airport in Peru and shake my head in disbelief. I could try to explain how I completely unexpectedly and miraculously ended up in Machu Picchu. But would you believe me if I tell you unicorns can fly? See, so I won’t even try. So basically a miracle … Continue reading The Flip Flop Quest to Machu Picchu

My Return until I make another Turn

Half a year of no social media and what joy it is! What led to it? A completely irrelevant image from Facebook newsfeed that popped into my mind while I meditated. It made me much more conscious of the endless stream of information into our internal system. And more importantly that truly every single thing we feed into our mind remains their subconsciously! My mind, … Continue reading My Return until I make another Turn

Love is Free of Charge

Can love be bought or sold? God is love. Can we teach fear is an illusion if we are fearful of survival ourselves? God is faith. Who enabled our divine blessings of “healing” and “helping” others? God is Self. Can we give love or can we only be love? God is.  “We should charge fees.” my friend is determined while we discuss that I do not wish to charge money for meditation, yoga or … Continue reading Love is Free of Charge

Saintly Encounter in Yamunotri

On my way to Yamunotri in the Himalayas I stop at a small restaurant. Hired by the restaurant owner, a father with his wife and five children run the kitchen and service. I am the only guest. “What would you like to eat?” the father asks me in Hindi. I pick the most common dish “Rice, dal and roti”. He smiles. Not only with his … Continue reading Saintly Encounter in Yamunotri

Pilgramige to Kailash in Tibet – Part 2

Since time immemorial spiritual seekers are drawn to circumambulate Mount Kailash. As per ancient mythology it resembles the spiritual center of the univsere, the naval of the world. The great Sages of mankind tread this path to Mount Kailash. It is here in the deep Tibetan Himalayas where the secrets of existence are hidden and where the ancient scriptures point us for Truth to be revealed. … Continue reading Pilgramige to Kailash in Tibet – Part 2

Pilgramige to Kailash in Tibet – Part 1

Words come back with my mind vainly trying to express my experience of Kailash. Incomplete trials to invite you into my experience of Parikrama around the spiritual center of the universe, the navel of the world, as Kailash is called as well. I remember the moment when I was blessed to stumble upon Kailash in the internet. I felt an indescribable inner pull. “I will … Continue reading Pilgramige to Kailash in Tibet – Part 1