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Encountering the Buddha (Expat Week #056)


Adventures of an American Traveler

Truth is truth no matter what religion it comes from. ~Patricia Rotman

Reclining Buddha with Mala Beads Reclining Buddha with Mala Beads

Moving to India, I had some expectations. I expected a lot of time to explore the inner workings of my soul and put to rest much of my inner turmoil. I expected to be exposed to a culture with an ancient, rich history that would confuse, confound, and astound me at every step. I expected to be exposed to Hinduism and a few of the million or so gods worshipped in this diverse country. I expected to feel the presence of Mahatma Gandhi and Mother Teresa people with attitudes and behaviors, I believe, we all should seek to emulate for, if we did, the world would be a much better place.

Indian Style Buddha Indian Style Buddha

One thing that never entered my mind regarding my life in India was that I would have an encounter with…

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