By our Tammie, Prabhakar Kamat
We were in the midst of one of those mega exhibitions in Noida when I was presented with the opportunity to visit a wonderful place aptly titled Ananda. While the timing was just right, I did a brief check with Francis, my colleague before preparing to head off to the verdant hills and beautiful scenery of the Himalayas. “Ananda in the Himalayas” is a luxury destination spa resort located at the foothills of the Himalayan ranges. The Property is surrounded by lush green Sal forests, overlooking the historical and spiritual town of Rishikesh and Ganges Valley.
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By Mahesh Natarajan, COO, Ananda in the Himalayas
In my journey of a decade and a half at Ananda, I have seen personally the amazing physical transformations that our guests have gone through after a few weeks of immersive wellbeing programmes with our experts. I had seen some guests who would tend to gravitate more toward meditation and in the course of sessions would spend more time exploring their personal state of mind with the teachers. But mental and emotional health was still something vague, and what we believed got taken care of simply by improving the physical self and by virtue of simply being in the tranquil surroundings of Ananda.
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By our Tammie, Anjali Tolani
While Mumbai does not form part of the coveted Golden Triangle or beckon like the beaches of Goa or backwaters of Kerala, its history and cultural ethos are no less fascinating than that of better-known tourist destinations in India. While many are aware that the erstwhile Bombay comprised seven islands initially occupied by the Portuguese and later gifted to the British as part of the dowry bestowed upon Charles II, not too many know about the indigenous East Indian community.
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