Golden Temple, Amritsar-1

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The devotees’ love for the temple and volunteers’ enthusiasm is amazing. Everything is so peaceful. The praises of God are sung by great Raagis and broadcast over a sophisticated speaker system. People sit around the pool that surrounds the temple and enjoy the devotional chanting. The music brings peace to even the most distraught human beings.

Aloe-Vera Bloom__ Magic Plant with Healing Powers

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The Aloe Vera plant has magical healing powers for skin ailments. A stem can be broken and a white transparent cream emerges. Women rub this on their face and hands with indeed magical results. The bloom of the Aloe Vera is rather rare and grows only in the right circumstances which seemed to be there in my balcony.

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Buffalo and Heron always together

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The buffalo and cattle egret partnership is a marriage of convenience. The buffalo allows the stowaway because it takes out the ticks and flies from its hairy body. The heron gets to eat other stuff disturbed by the grazing of this huge animal.