Tag: Amritsar

  • A Little Work Left in Punjab

    A Little Work Left in Punjab

    My memorable time in the Himalayan foothills had come to an end. I traveled back to Amritsar to reunite with my loved ones there, as well as to resume classes with Ustad Ji. It is still amazing to realize how at home I feel in this country, halfway around the world from where I was…

  • Returning to India ~ The Himalayan Cottage

    Returning to India ~ The Himalayan Cottage

    I was on my way to Mother India once again The emotions stirred up before my departure left me with a deeply depressed heart. But I knew why I was going: to finish the manuscript and illustrations for my book, to have more time studying with Ustad Ji and to pursue my meditation practice deeply…

  • Uprooted

    Uprooted

    It’s been a while since my last post. The past year was unbelievably challenging both spiritually and musically. I experienced a lot of growth both as a musician and human being. I wasn’t able to write about those challenges as I was living through them. Today I am going to share with you the unexpected…

  • Booah Ya Ya – Yeah, That’s Me

    Booah Ya Ya – Yeah, That’s Me

    I told you about the instantaneous connection I felt with Mehtab when we first met. I had no idea that she was soon to consider me her aunt. Mehtab was about 18 months old when I arrived. While putting together pictures for this post, I realized how much she has grown! I spent a lot…

  • The Music Plays On…

    The Music Plays On…

    For years I dreamed of being a full time music student. I imagined if it ever happened, it would be at a local university. Little did I know what was in store. I have tremendous gratitude that my desire has been fulfilled in such a unique and profound way. However, the experience has also been…