Enlightenment at the Hemis Monastery in Ladakh

The main Buddha in the hall

Ladakh had stolen my heart the last time and left me with a feeling of incompleteness as I could not see it all. Placid landscapes, hidden ruins and the chain of Buddhist Monasteries –  there were plenty of quests that awaited me. As fate had it, I returned this year to find my lost heart. Naropa … Read more

Saluting the Heroes at Kargil War Memorial at Drass

A Sculpture showcasing the victory of Operation Vijay at Kargil War Memorial

I have been saving this post since my visit to Kargil last year during the Ladakh trip. For one, this has been a highly emotional visit – not just for me but the entire troop. The Kargil War Memorial in Drass gets your emotions into a swirl and leaves you with a huge lump in … Read more