Tiruvannamalai, where Shiva is manifest

Tiruvannamali, India, a mysteriously electric town of pilgrims, sages, the holy mountain of Arunachala, and some seriously dirty feet.

Chennai and the Shore Temples

Travel through the friendly Indian state of Tamil Nadu, diving into the madness of Chennai (Madras) and the serene spaces of ashrams and abandoned temples.

Tweets from Southern India

Real time observations from ten days in Southern India: tropical Kerala, the commotion of Chennai, French Pondicherry, and the pilgramage to Arunachala.