From my earliest days in Bali, whenever I heard a new friend or yoga instructor speak of their travels and sojourns in India, I’d catch an unmistakable spark in their eyes. Their words gave me a glimpse and glimmer into the enchanting qualities of a country that, despite its poverty, filth and masses, captures the minds and spirits of millions of travelers, expats and pilgrims from around the world. It took a while for me to come around, but soon I felt a growing pulse: deep inside I knew that India awaited me too. But when and for what purpose, I was yet unsure. Until I was.
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