At the beginning of our stay here at the Sripuram Ashram, in Thirumalaikodi, we met Parvati (on the left) on an auto rickshaw bus. On the bus she generously gave me some flowers for my hair. Her daughter, Lakshmi, (on … Continue reading
Ah…the laddu…it is a traditional Indian favourite. The word laddu actually comes from Sanskrit meaning a small ball. They are a very popular sweet in India and we have received many over the years as prasad in temples. Every day … Continue reading
These friendly fellows were travelling on the highway between Bangalore and Thiruvannamalai.
It is a very positive and bright future on the horizon for these fantastic children. Through the grace of Sri Sakthi Amma and the Sri Narayani Vidyalaya School these children have an amazing opportunity to succeed and are having lots … Continue reading
Padma adores dosas but last night she got more than she could ever dream of when her dosa roast arrived! It was one metre long! Yes one metre of delicious, piping hot, yummy dosa. Padma was in heaven.
Why walk the dog when you can walk the cow!
When you’re happy and you know it clap your hands. When you’re happy and you know it clap your hands. When you’re happy and you know it then you really ought to show it… When you’re happy and you know … Continue reading
Today Padma and I started our volunteer teaching at the Sri Narayani Vidyalaya School. This school is run by the Sripuram Ashram in Thirumalaikodi. It is a wonderful school with 85% of its students the first in their family to … Continue reading
Having a bad hair day? We all have them sometimes! However I can now take heart after giggling at the Indian store dummies. They all seem to be having a “bad hair” day every day. Here are some classic styles … Continue reading
“Simplicity in our lives will bring forth fulfilment and peace of mind” Sri Sakthi Amma…