Jandhyala Papayya Sastri : He Who Listened to Flowers Talk

Jandhyala Papayya Sastri : He Who Listened to Flowers Talk

You pluck us while we play in our mother’s lap that is soft with bed of tender leaves; What good is your worship while you prove to have no heart?- Translation commenting on the practice of offering flowers as part of prayer I was about ten years old when my father...
Expedition into the Grand Canyon

Expedition into the Grand Canyon

Last year, I received an email from a friend inviting our family to join his on a summer hiking trip into the Grand Canyon. When I read the email, I laughed, “Heck, no! He’s not serious. We can’t do such things now.” But, after hearing his persistent and convincing...