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Ganesh Chaturthi goes Green in Mumbai!

My last day in Mumbai was the first day of India’s eleven-day Ganesh Chaturthi, the bubbly festival around Ganesh, The Remover of Obstacles, the most loved elephant-faced Hindu God. For eleven days, households and communities host Ganesh, cleaning and decorating their homes, offering him sweets, gold and silver, performing puja …
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Chai, Idli and Custard Apples in Maharashtra’s Holy Cities (and Tips for Eating Safe in India)

Maha rashtra means Great Land and is the region around Mumbai, for me one of the most fascinating cities in the world. I came here for a day in 2005 and have always wanted to come back. Harshada Wagner, meditation teacher from New York, was offering a pilgrimage retreat to …
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