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Jains believe that animals and plants, as well as human beings, contain living souls. Each of these souls is considered of equal value and should be treated with respect and compassion. They will not eat meat or any vegetable that … Continue reading
I know I said I was going to post to this blog page while traveling in India, and I really did try. I was even successful on two or three occasions. Yes, I carried an adapter. Yes, all of the … Continue reading
With a recorded population of 1.27 billion, you expect the streets should be crowded. BUT… Many streets have no lanes marked, and if they do, it doesn’t seem to matter. A street with two lanes turns into a street with … Continue reading
While exploring the streets around the hotel, our guide, Rav, stopped to show us the preparation of one type of street food.
There is a very strong push to increase the literacy rate in India, and literacy rates have been improving at a steady rate, at least in the cities. But 70% of the population lives in rural village areas. There are … Continue reading
Well, I arrived in Mumbai at 8:20 PM, July 6, 2013. It is still July 5th at home. Let’s go back a little. It was 10:30 when I arrived at the airport in Raleigh. I beat the crowd so that … Continue reading