Forest Bathing in India

Forest Bathing in the land of Muir

Last year I was visiting my friend in San Francisco. It’s an annual ritual. I go to the US every year where my siblings live, to escape the sweltering heat of Delhi. But this time, the agenda was different. I had chanced upon a quote by John Muir- ‘In every walk with Nature one receives more… Read More Forest Bathing in the land of Muir

Flora and Fauna

I was a tree in my last life!

I think I was an amaltas tree in my last life.   Why else does a frisson run up my spine each time I look at that fount of yellow sprinklers? If you want to see Nature manifest its generosity, amaltas (Indian laburnum or Cassia fistula) can be a good study. By early April leaves shed and… Read More I was a tree in my last life!

Flora and Fauna

A Fascinating Guide To the Ten Star Birds of Central India

Central India boasts of almost 450 species of birds, spread over it’s stunning landscape. Here is an introduction of a few multi-faceted winged wonders or star birds of the Central Indian forests. These pristine forests are also home to several star species, a few threatened and lesser known varieties of birds. In this chronicle, we… Read More A Fascinating Guide To the Ten Star Birds of Central India

Tiger safari in India

10 Reasons Why a Vacation to the Forests is a Must-Do

Every once in a while we all need to take a break away from the rigmaroles of our every day lives and routine; to relax, unwind and immerse ourselves in blissful peace, minus any agendas. A forest vacation is the perfect escape to the pristine wilderness, that promises uninterrupted moments of natural calm and unhindered,… Read More 10 Reasons Why a Vacation to the Forests is a Must-Do

Forest Bathing in India

THE BENEFITS OF “FOREST BATHING” – INTERNATIONAL DAY OF FOREST SPECIAL

And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.” – John Muir International Day of Forest is celebrated on 21 March by UN and the world community at large. The aim is to raise awareness on how forests are so important and integral to mankind. The theme for 2019 is… Read More THE BENEFITS OF “FOREST BATHING” – INTERNATIONAL DAY OF FOREST SPECIAL