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Rishikesh - Holiness that Attracts Everything!

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Spirituality is eternal. Something that no one can force on you comes from within, It is not just a way to connect to God, but to connect you with you.  I was recently reading the book "All Roads Lead to Ganga" by Ruskin Bond. And I was quite intimidated by it to open my blog draft and pen down my thoughts in the draft. The draft which was apparently got lost in the web of work that leads to materialistic satisfaction. Rather than satisfying the thirst of the soul.  The book talks about the Himalayas so vividly. And if you are an OG reader, you know my love for mountains is uncanny. The giant, lofty, and humungous rock so beautifully personifies strength and patience. So, the book is all about describing how most Ganga was originated - the myths, the fables that go on about it. The confluences at the various " Prayags" in Uttarakhand (Prayags - confluence of two or more rivers) When anyone speaks about mountains - I picture Himalayas, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand

Face To Face - A Reality Check Much Needed

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Before I begin with anything, this is my first post on the blog after months and there is a new name. Well, it was just recently when I did the most childish thing of my life. I forgot to pay the annual fees for my blog website. Yaayyee! Can I be more foolish? I could have restored the website, but it was costing me a whooping 7k extra, which I could not afford. This is a reality! Yes, no blogger would let you know that but me. Anyways, this blog isn’t about boasting about myself. It is about facing reality. Yes, there are 100s of people who have been letting the difference between real and unreal out. Alas! Social media and the well-framed faces make it really difficult to not fall for it. I have been an Instagram and social media addict. Why I specially mentioned Instagram, you ask? Because I am constantly on it, I close my phone, keep it aside and five minutes, I am back on it. I keep on refreshing my screen sometimes – when Instagram keeps on telling me “You’re