NYC, 03/31/1971 Part 3

“Notes of a Pilgrim” New York City, March 31, 1971, written to family members. Words in italics were written later.  After ten beautiful days in South India, I proceeded north to West Bengal, where I would stay for a week at Belur Math, the headquarters of the Ramakrishna Order, near Calcutta. Calcutta was tense at that time. Swami Vandanananda had…

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NYC, 03/31/1971 Part 2

“Notes of a Pilgrim” New York City, March 31, 1971, written to family members. Words in italics were written later. I think I sent you all cards from south India. Anyone going to India should try to see some of the South. It is perhaps the most Indian part of India, the part least affected by Muslim rule. Most of…

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Old Shrine Prayer Hall

NYC, 03/31/1971

“Notes of a Pilgrim” New York City, March 31, 1971, written to family members. Words in italics were written later. It is a full month since I returned from India, and I am just now finding time to write! Whenever I think about my trip—which is quite often – in fact, a great deal of my “memory content” since then…

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