Tag: India

Weather in India - when to go on a spiritual trip?

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I am planning to go to India for a spiritual trip of a couple of months. I wonder when is the best timing during the year in terms of weather conditions.



Maurice Frydman



Fast Facts
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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Swami Bharatananda, Maurycy Frydman, Maurycy Frydman-Mor, Maurice Fridman
Function: 
Writer
Traditions: 
Advaita
Main Countries of Activity: 
India
Date of Birth: 
1900
Place of Birth: 
Warsaw, Poland
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
No
Date Left His/Her Body: 
9 March 1976


Sai Kumar Baba



Fast Facts
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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Sai Kumar Babaji, Saikumar Baba
Function: 
Guru
Traditions: 
Shirdi Sai Baba
Main Countries of Activity: 
India
Date of Birth: 
1958
Place of Birth: 
India
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
Yes
Ancestor Gurus: 


Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi



Fast Facts
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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Mahatma Gandhi, Bapu, M.K. Gandhi
Function: 
Holy Leader
Traditions: 
Ahimsa, Satyagraha
Main Countries of Activity: 
India, South Africa
Date of Birth: 
2 October 1869
Place of Birth: 
Porbandar, Bombay Presidency, British India
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
No
Date Left His/Her Body: 
30 January 1948
Descendant Gurus: 


Self Inquiry - tips

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The following contains 4 valuable recommendations to share with those who embark on the remarkable path of Sri Ramana Maharshi's Self Inquiry (also written "Self Enquiry", in Sanskrit: "Atma Vichara"). Those who are not familiar with the Self Inquiry technique can learn about it here.



Same same but different

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Anyone who ever traveled in India is familiar with the phrase "same same but different".

Say you see a nice T-shirt in the window of a shop, you enter the shop and ask the owner for the shirt. He hands you over a shirt which somehow doesn't look exactly like the one in the window. You ask: "Is it the same as the shirt in the window?". "Same same" the man replies. Then you unfold the shirt and find out that it has a different cut and a different print. You say: "no, it is not the same, look!" and he replies: "same same but different".



Spiritual benefits of eating with the hands

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Indian people eat with their bare hands, actually with the right hand (left hand is considered unclean as it is used for wiping the bottom etc.)



Chaos, Peacfullness and India

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You cannot be peaceful unless you accept the underlying chaotic nature of reality, unless you acknowledge chaos and surrender to it.



A bomb blast in the popular German Bakery near Osho Ashram in Pune

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Anyone ever been to the Osho ashram/resort in Pune is familiar with the popular German Bakkery nearby where everybody is meeting, drinking and eating before and after the ashram sessions.



Spiritual Teachers in Goa

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Anybody can recommend good spiritual teachers in Goa, preferably near Arambol in north Goa? satsangs?