Pushing Through Pushkar

Eleven years ago I spent a blissful time in the Rajasthani lake city of Pushkar. The lake is sacred and I witnessed many Sadhus performing Pooja on the shallow ghats, I wandered the lanes browsing in the few shops and stalls. I remember doing an Ayurvedic massage course with a practitioner from the charming old haveli I was staying at and eating vast amounts of kheer a rice pudding/porridge type dish iimagenfused with cardamom, cloves and cinnamon and peppered with jewels of green pistachios and creamy cashews.

A decade later and the lake is still beautiful and sacred – Sadhus still come Continue reading