Another beautiful post from my friend, Tiramit!

dhamma footsteps

IMG_0682POSTCARD #218: New Delhi: Jiab sent me this pic of the cow in Gujarat. There’s always something that ‘clicks’ inside me when I see the cow in the city traffic in India. The aloof separateness of the Gods. Something about the bovine ‘mother’, sacred cow that all Hindus are conscious of.

There’s also  a memory of something from my home on the farm in the North of Scotland when I was a kid. I remember long nights and short days, aunties and grannies wearing comfortable wooly cardigans, porridge in a cracked bowl, coal and wood fires, cows in the fields, a black-and-white collie dog – and it’s this that I notice about the rural/urban Indian cities, cows sitting on the pavement, goats nibbling and chickens pecking around, the sound of a cockerel in the distance. It’s the farmyard scene where I was brought up that followed me here!

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  1. Ellen, you are in my thoughts and prayers. Wish you the best, always.


    August 10, 2016 at 4:25 PM

    • Oh, Kitt, thank you!! And you ALL are in my prayers every morning! Lots of anxiety over my husband’s illnesses.  Hope he is okay.  I don’t know when I will post again.  Hope things are better with your parental situation!! xxellen  Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone

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      August 14, 2016 at 6:35 PM

      • So sorry that your husband is ill. Pray that his health improves.


        August 14, 2016 at 7:35 PM

      • Thank you, Kitt.  Hopefully not serious, just he can’t seem to stay well.  Thanks for your concern. xx

        Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone

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        August 14, 2016 at 8:44 PM

      • So sorry that he continues to get ill.


        August 15, 2016 at 1:09 AM

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