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2023 - The Year That Was

Places impact you for a variety of reasons. And the same place impacts different people in different ways. This is especially true when it comes to spiritual experiences, where every single person’s experience is unique. And personally, every spiritual experience is unique, the same person can have different deeply spiritual experiences at different places, at different times. This thought has emerged because of my own experiences over the years, but especially so this year, with different and unique experiences at various places I have visited recently. I began this year with a visit to Baroda (Vadodara) with friends. It was meant to be a relaxed trip, a touristy trip, with our sons. We enjoyed ourselves to the hilt, but the highlight of that trip was a visit to the Lakulisha temple at Pavagadh. It was the iconography of the temple that I connected with, and I spent a few hours simply lost in the details of the figures carved around the temple. There was an indefinable connect with

Seasons Greetings



Wishing you all, all the very best for the coming year... and indeed all the years ahead!



P.S. That's our very first christmas tree... one Samhith and I decorated with much enthusiasm!

And this is Samhith's own work... with some of the ornaments we bought...... its a snowflake, in case some of you couldn't recognize it :D


P.P.S: And this is how the tree looked once it was all set up and ready... with the gifts under it, of course!!!!! 





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  1. Season's Greetings and Happy New Year

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  2. Merry Christmas to you and your family Anu.

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  3. Fantastic decorations. Merry Christmas to you and your family, Anu.

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  4. Pretty decoration of the Christmas Tree. Merry Christmas to you and your family Anu:)

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  5. It looks like a full grown fir! Lovely decorations and no guesses for what the gifts are :D

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  6. Wish you too a very happy new year Anu..! 

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  7. Nicely done xmas tree. Happy 2012 to you and your family.

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  8. Beautiful.
    Wish you Happy and Prosperous New Year.

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  9. Wishing you, your hubby and Samhit a very very happy New Year.

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  10. Thanks Pradeepa! Wish you a very happy new year!

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  11. Thanks Zephyr! guess I am predictable that way :)

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  12. Thanks a lot, Sridharan!!! wish you a great year ahead!

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  13. Thanks Chitra! wish you too a great year ahead!

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  14. Thanks Rajesh! wish you a great travel filled year ahead!

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  15. Thanks so much, PNS!! Wish you and your family too a great year ahead!!

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