The Waters of Haridwar

The Waters of Haridwar

In all the times that I had traveled from Delhi to Mussoorie, I had never stopped by at Haridwar; so when my sister Sudha asked me to accompany her, I was off like a shot. Sudha and her husband Ed had made the trip from the United States to immerse my uncle Sekaran’s...
Chanting Radhe-Radhe

Chanting Radhe-Radhe

Images of adventurous women who have traveled to various corners of India, alone, by public transport, to the many places of worship, flitted through my mind and here I was, housebound and fretting, not taking off to Neem-ka-Thana to witness the total solar eclipse,...
A steep Stroll Down Memory Lane

A steep Stroll Down Memory Lane

My sister wanted to give me a special treat for my 50th birthday. The deal was that I could choose any destination in the world. My answer was prompt; I knew just where I wanted to go: Mussoorie. So she came down from San Francisco to Mussoorie with her husband Ed to...