Kayakalp: Paradise on Earth

I dreamt a few nights ago that I was packing to return to India. My backpack was open, and I was considering which clothes to tuck inside. I was heading to Kayakalp, and I couldn't wait to get there. Ever since I returned from India a few weeks ago, I have been thinking about when …

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A Time for Lavender

Ask someone to name medicinal herbs, and they are likely to include lavender in their list. Lavender has long been appreciated for its many uses -- such as the herb's alleged ability to preserve one's chastity (when carried in a sachet), its aid in relieving headaches or melancholy, and even its antimicrobial properties for cleaning …

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