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Diwali 2020 shone in this ashram, despite Covid-19

Images of Diwali 2020 from an ashram in India.

November butterflies!

Lovely photos of November butterflies from an ashram garden in India.

The May 2020 supermoon with the face of Buddha superimposed upon it.

Happy Buddha Purnima on May 7

Buddha Purnima – Buddha’s birthday – is celebrated on a full moon day in the month of Vaisakh (April/May) according to the Hindu calendar.

Dharti Ma – A Tribute to Earth

From Earth Day Network India … Dharti Ma literally translates to Mother Earth. This music video is a tribute to our planet, created In an amalgamation of styles by some of the finest musicians of India – and in 8 languages – to commemorate Earth Day’s 50th anniversary.

Two sweet Indian white-eyes

These birds live in open woodland on the Indian subcontinent. They forage in small groups, feeding on nectar and small insects.

Thin branches with big yellow blossoms.

Cactus blossom near Shimla, India

Contributed by our friend Swami Krishnananda, a photo essay of a walk up a hillside near Shimla, India, closer and closer to a cactus blossom, with thoughts on impermanence.

Birds and birds

Chilika Lake – on the east coast of India – is the second-largest coastal lagoon in the world. It’s a large wintering ground for migratory birds.