This post was written by Rohit Agarwal from India.
Placed perfectly at the foot of the sublime Himalayas, Rishikesh is undoubtedly a must visit pilgrimage center for the people. If you are looking to set your foot on this holy soil, then there are exciting thrills and divine spirituality waiting to unfold before your eyes and heart, as a blooming bud transforming into a flower.
Bhakti, karma, nirvana is perfectly mixed with adventure, thrill, surprise, here in this place. Even medicines are turned to tasty dishes in this house of divinity. Here taste is served with health and spirituality is gifted with thrill.
Here are the places that you must visit in Rishikesh.
I called my friend Sandra in South Africa to wish her a “Happy Birthday” (it was a big one) and asked her what she was doing to celebrate her special “landmark” day. When she told me what she was planning, I thought it was such a creative idea. With a big birthday coming up myself, I decided to do the same thing and asked her if I could share it with everybody by writing a blog article. So here it is…
This Summer Season is packed with Fun Street Fairs, Art & Wine Festivals, Free Outdoor Concerts, Waterfront Movies, Shakespeare in the Park… Check out these June Events & “Fun Things To Do” in the San Francisco Bay Area… and beyond in our Love to Eat and Travel June Calendar of Events. Be sure to check our Blog, Twitter, Facebook, and Love to Eat and Travel website each month for updates throughout the year. Enjoy!
“Enlightenment is understanding that there is nowhere to go, nothing to do, and nobody you have to be except exactly who you’re being right now.”
Special birthdays deserve special celebrations. This year, I decided to do something of a spiritual nature to celebrate my birthday – so, instead of stuffing my face (I love to eat), I decided to feed my soul (how Californian does that sound)!
Wanting to share the experience, my husband Barry agreed to join me for an all-day silent “Insight Meditation” Retreat at Spirit Rock Meditation Center. Insight Meditation (“Vipassana”) is a simple technique that begins with focusing attention on your breath – a practice that can lead to better concentration and a calmer mind, ultimately allowing one to be more fully present and aware in each moment.
Summer is winding down – time to make the most out of having fun outdoors. And there’s nothing like watching the athletes at the Beijing Olympic Games to give one a little incentive to get into shape before the summer is over.
Ever wonder which cities are the fittest in this fitness-obsessed nation? Click on the link below to see where (or if) your home town fits in to the “Top 16 Fittest U.S. Cities.”