Jan 012015
 
Ganesha In Thailand

  Ganesha Worship in Amazing Thailand   In India, we see Ganesha the remover of obstacles in every single temple and most Hindu homes. He is considered to the wise one and remover of all obstacles. When I was visiting Thailand more than a decade ago I was happily surprised to find Ganesha being worshiped in almost all Buddhist temples in Amazing Thailand also. Not only in temples, I found Ganesha idols in front of various homes, shops etc. in Thailand. In Thailand, Ganesha is called Phra Phikanet, but his importance is same as in India.     So in [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Apr 172014
 
The Man Who Saw Jesus

Making of Jesus in the Backwaters of Alleppey in Kerala Happy yet humbled at our discovery of the ancient Portuguese church in the backwaters of Alleppey during our Houseboat ride, I and Nelson my friend from Portugal decided to explore  some more around the church.  I was pondering of higher questions like divine, god, religion etc. and one thought kept on coming to my mind, “  God made man or man made God? , if God is one, why do we have so many religions? And how come every religion claims  as the only true one? Can there be more than [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Sep 092013
 
Ganesha The Traveler

  Ganesha The Original desi Traveler __/|\__   Ganesha has more names than a mere mortal can remember some of the popular ones are Ganesha, Ganpati, Vinayak, Ekdant, Vighneshwar, Lambodar and many more. He is found not only in India but in other countries like Cambodia, Thailand, Indonesia, Nepal, China, Malaysia etc. As per one of the stories from Indian Mythology there was competition between Ganesha and his brother Kartikay, as to who can travel around the world first. So Kartikay started on his Peacock that he uses as his ride and goes on a world tour.  Now Ganesha who [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]