Category: Travel

  • Joining Nature’s Conversation

    What if you could hear nature speak? If you are sufficiently silent, you just may be able to tune-in to nature's radio. But how often do we attempt to experience such a communion? Here are some gorgeous photos shared by LWP writer and blogger Rahul Sharma showcasing nature's art gallery. Captions added by Shruti Bakshi are a light-hearted guess at what nature may be trying to say in these photos. Feel free to share your own captions in the comments section, referencing the photo number!

  • YoseMIGHTY: A Storehouse of Natural Wonder

    Supriya Tandon shares her experience of a trip to the Yosemite National Park in California. The park is a treasure trove of the wonders of Mother Nature and Supriya even spots a rare 'rainbow in water'! Amidst the awesome natural beauty, one finds a deep contentment.

  • When You Get Pushed Down From the Top of the World

    "The earth beneath my feet moved. I was going down and could not see any soil beneath my feet. It was white ice all around. I pressed my trekking shoes against the ice as hard as I could and managed to regain my balance. I took a moment to catch my breath and then went to the edge of the cliff to see what was going on..." Read more of the final part of the Everest Series in which Rohit Kumar finds that the awesome beauty of Mother Nature is enough to energise and lift one's spirits in the toughest moments.

  • A Journey to the Top of the World (Well Almost…)

    In this series, Rohit Kumar describes his experiences of scaling the treacherous terrain to Everest Base Camp. A good foothold on the rocks requires a good foothold in one's inner being that provides the resilience and humility to journey on. And as with life, it is not about the destination but the journey on which one often meets people that inspire us.

  • When Everest Called

    In this exclusive series for LWP, Rohit Kumar describes his experiences of scaling not only the treacherous external terrain, but also the inner, slippery one. A good foothold on the rocks requires a good foothold in one's inner being that provides the resilience and humility to journey on. And as with life, it is not about the destination but the journey on which one often meets people that inspire and humble us.

  • Isha Yoga Centre

    Visiting the Isha Yoga Centre – a spiritual travelogue

    Rahul Sharma describes his first ever spiritual travel - to the Isha Yoga Centre in Coimbatore, India, set up by Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev. Having heard so much about the ashram's consecrated spaces of mystic energy Rahul shares his outsider's views based on his experiences at the ashram, the Dhyanalinga, Linga Bhairavi temple and at the Adiyogi statue.

  • Details of the Infinite

    Beloo Mehra walks us through the beauty and divinity of an Indian temple which is but an outer representation of the temple within. The sublimity of the Sun Temple at Modhera (Gujarat, India) comes alive in the lyrical prose and beautiful images infused with inspiration from Sri Aurobindo.