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Forum: Chai and Chat Nov 1st, 2012, 14:49
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Masters/PhD Program in USA for Lovers of Indian Spirituality

Ok, the title isn't exactly the right description of the program, but hopefully it got the right people's attention.

I am a PhD students in a very cool Psychology department. We study Humanistic...
Forum: Spirituality and Religion in India Nov 17th, 2011, 22:20
Replies: 18
Views: 5,479
Posted By livin-in-india
Anyone else?

Anyone else?
Forum: Spirituality and Religion in India Nov 14th, 2011, 03:45
Replies: 18
Views: 5,479
Posted By livin-in-india
Words are just symbols. At best they can point...

Words are just symbols. At best they can point to reality, yet in no way are they reality. Therefore a definition does not interest me, nor possibly most in my field. The word Enlightened or...
Forum: Spirituality and Religion in India Nov 12th, 2011, 22:47
Replies: 18
Views: 5,479
Posted By livin-in-india
Please share your personal experience with a "Living Master" or Enlightened one

I am doing doctoral research in Humanistic and Transpersonal Psychology (http://uwgpsychology.org), and could use your help.

I am looking for "personally-salient accounts of some richness and...
Forum: Pune Jul 9th, 2011, 23:09
Replies: 12
Views: 25,591
Posted By livin-in-india
You can call a travel agent in Pune and they can...

You can call a travel agent in Pune and they can arrange for a bus ride to Mumbai (technically to the airport, but with drop off in Dadar), with a shuttle van that'll pick you up at your destination...
Forum: Bangalore Jul 9th, 2011, 22:42
Replies: 2
Views: 1,226
Posted By livin-in-india
I wouldn't hire a car. Taxis are infinitely more...

I wouldn't hire a car. Taxis are infinitely more easy. There are some very reliable a/c cab companies in B'lore. Even the locals get lost all of the time, and have to constantly ask the rickshaw...
Forum: Mumbai (Bombay) Jan 18th, 2010, 03:23
Replies: 2
Views: 1,507
Posted By livin-in-india
Many foreigners are disappointed with teacher...

Many foreigners are disappointed with teacher trainings in India. The energy that we associate with yoga and spiritual endeavors in the West is not a direct match with what India has to offer. ...
Forum: Electronics in India Jul 4th, 2009, 10:47
Replies: 8
Views: 4,733
Posted By livin-in-india
I call an Indian mobile number using Skype-out...

I call an Indian mobile number using Skype-out from the US (when I am here) 3 times a week, and have never had a problem.

I do occasionally have a problem with skype-to-skype calls between India...
Forum: Electronics in India May 17th, 2009, 15:14
Replies: 49
Views: 3,955
Posted By livin-in-india
Apple service in India is not so great. The...

Apple service in India is not so great. The technicians told me that they studied and had to pass tests to work on the Macs, but I had to travel from Chennai to B'lore to get the correct diagnosis...
Forum: Electronics in India May 17th, 2009, 15:00
Replies: 128
Views: 134,335
Posted By livin-in-india
Someone mentioned that Mysore is a wifi zone. ...

Someone mentioned that Mysore is a wifi zone. Not true. I too read that email and opened my laptop to no avail. The press release was sent out before they realized that they simply can't make it...
Forum: Lodging and Hotels in India May 17th, 2009, 14:39
Replies: 10
Views: 3,552
Posted By livin-in-india
gokulam is not the best place for a short-term...

gokulam is not the best place for a short-term traveler.

with just one week and your budget i might stay at the shri guru residency. it is straight out of the train station just 1.5 blocks ahead...
Forum: Lodging and Hotels in India May 17th, 2009, 14:33
Replies: 5
Views: 2,611
Posted By livin-in-india
you cannot trust them. you cannot trust anything...

you cannot trust them. you cannot trust anything in india that you don't fully know. but, you can roll the dice, take the risk. it is part of the indian experience, whether you like it or not.
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Forum: Lodging and Hotels in India May 17th, 2009, 14:29
Replies: 2
Views: 1,954
Posted By livin-in-india
4 days? and you want to see both? well, if...

4 days? and you want to see both?

well, if you are indian i'd say take the train from NJP to Darjeeling, spend two nights there. then bus it over to Kalimpong. and then shared taxi back to NJP....
Forum: Lodging and Hotels in India May 17th, 2009, 14:24
Replies: 4
Views: 1,040
Posted By livin-in-india
i've stayed a couple times across from what was...

i've stayed a couple times across from what was known as victoria station. i think it is called metro, or something like that- city hotel? you can't miss the big sign, and the hotel is pretty...
Forum: Off the Beaten Trail in India May 17th, 2009, 13:36
Replies: 3
Views: 1,844
Posted By livin-in-india
Coorg has many beautiful options. You probably...

Coorg has many beautiful options. You probably know of Orange County already. In addition to that there are dozens of coffee plantations with guest bungalows and rooms.

I used to stay at the...
Forum: Moving to Bangalore Sep 23rd, 2007, 17:29
Replies: 11
Views: 26,863
Posted By livin-in-india
i've never had a problem in majestic- beyond the...

i've never had a problem in majestic- beyond the stares on the streets.

i've travelled extensively with my indian girlfriend all around india and have never had one hotel deny us. they are often...
Forum: Bangalore Sep 23rd, 2007, 17:21
Replies: 8
Views: 2,545
Posted By livin-in-india
i vote for the leela palace. i love that place! ...

i vote for the leela palace. i love that place!

the restaurant there has the most lovely buffets in south india (that i've seen), and the absolutely most delicious meat lasagna i've had anywhere...
Forum: Chai and Chat Sep 23rd, 2007, 17:15
Replies: 8
Views: 2,223
Posted By livin-in-india
Laurie...

Laurie (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laurie_Baker) passed away earlier this year. Great stuff he did create. Thanks.
Forum: Spirituality and Religion in India Sep 23rd, 2007, 17:12
Replies: 166
Views: 152,446
Posted By livin-in-india
i was not speaking against vipassana, just...

i was not speaking against vipassana, just against goenka's transmission of it.

in my eyes he causes more damage than good. yes, some do get some benefits. but more get injured/confused. ...
Forum: Chai and Chat Sep 23rd, 2007, 17:08
Replies: 14
Views: 1,920
Posted By livin-in-india
also interested in bamboo... where is it? ...

also interested in bamboo... where is it? contact info?
Forum: Classifieds Sep 12th, 2007, 04:32
Replies: 7
Views: 1,543
Posted By livin-in-india
Want To Co-Create A Blissful Commune-ity ???

Interest in meditation, dance, yoga, bodywork, and all techniques that support surrender?

Have some money/time/energy/knowledge to invest?

I am interested in building a joyful, dancing,...
Forum: Karnataka Sep 12th, 2007, 03:28
Replies: 4
Views: 1,273
Posted By livin-in-india
one company attempted to make mysore a wireless...

one company attempted to make mysore a wireless zone, but as with most ventures in india, it came and went without success.

most major hotels are wifi zones, including metropol and southern star...
Forum: Classifieds Sep 12th, 2007, 03:04
Replies: 2
Views: 914
Posted By livin-in-india
it'll be cold, which means you should look for a...

it'll be cold, which means you should look for a place with a heater.

you might want to look into a houseboat, as they are shanti-shanti, and are run my muslim families. they'll take care of your...
Forum: Yoga in India Sep 12th, 2007, 02:44
Replies: 14
Views: 4,995
Posted By livin-in-india
more confusion is that ashtanga means eight-limbs...

more confusion is that ashtanga means eight-limbs of yoga, yet it is taught as one-limb.

ashtanga, as taught by jois in mysore, is a very narrow, conservative, practice, much loved by type-a...
Forum: Karnataka Sep 12th, 2007, 02:35
Replies: 2
Views: 1,534
Posted By livin-in-india
i am a regular in bylekuppe, yet i've never been...

i am a regular in bylekuppe, yet i've never been to mundgod (not mungod as you wrote). "This settlement is situated in Tattihalli in Mundgod Taluk of Karnataka State, India. It is about 267 miles...
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