Monsoon

Thousands have lived without love, not one without water. - W. H. Auden India is a vast country, covering some 1.3 million miles square and a variety of terrains.  Despite its immense size, a great proportion of the country is characterized by a tropical monsoon climate.  This means that the amount of rainfall annually is … Continue reading Monsoon

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Gods and nature

As we traversed a wide variety of temples, I found an exploration of the major Hindu deities to be one of the most interesting parts of my time in India. Shiva, the destroyer, is a fascinating deity, both feared for his capacity to create chaos, but also revered for the life-giving capacity of his being. … Continue reading Gods and nature