Encounters 2012

As we went from 2012 to 2013, I thought back a bit of the year that passed. I think most of all, 2012 was the year when I met fascinating people. Here are some of the people I crossed paths with: In January, we went to Mleeta, the ever-fascinating,...

Gurudwara dining

December 22, 2012

One day in Delhi, we were walking around Chandni Chowk, one of the oldest markets in the city. Outside the Sis Ganj Sahib Sikh temple, we bumped into a friendly guy called Vijay (or rather, he bumped into us). The friendliness, it turned out, came complete with a small...

Delhi’s beautiful tomb

December 14, 2012

Among all historical, mystical and legendary places in Delhi (of which I didn’t see more than a handful – this time around), one of the most fascinating is the tomb of 14th century sufi saint Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya. The dargah (which by the way is a Persian term, meaning...