Jain Temple at Dadawadi

Indians like to give their gurus lots of titles. The Jain leader who is commemorated at the oldest known Jain site in Delhi is called Dada Gurudev Manidhari Shri Jinchandra Suriji Maharaj Saheb. He was a child prodigy, born in 1140AD, who went on to renounce the world when he was six years old. At… Continue reading Jain Temple at Dadawadi

Inhambane – Terra de Boa Gente

Over 500 years ago, the Portuguese explorer, Vasco da Gama, sailed through a gap in the sandbanks protecting Inhambane Bay from the breakers of the Indian Ocean. He took on provisions and was so¬†impressed by the friendliness of the locals that he called it “Land of the Good People”. Five hundred years before him, ocean-going… Continue reading Inhambane – Terra de Boa Gente