Blog entries tagged with Daily life at Fire Mountain Retreat


posted on Feb 6, 2017 by Janata

Fire Mountain Retreat is ready for its second Ayurveda Panchakarma Retreat.  The...

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posted on Oct 13, 2010 by

Linda Horan of Los Angeles,California sent us this writing which we include as part of the celebration of NavRatri, the nine nights of the Divine Mother.

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posted on Sep 16, 2010 by

Morning meditation ends - - the rain is falling again in blankets - - it stopped for 3 days - - long enough for the villagers to celebrate the coming and leaving of Gauri (an aspect of Parvati, Shiva consort/wife, goddess of fertility/harvest/abundance - - the rice crop is...

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posted on Jun 10, 2010 by

Vanita churns out love ......

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posted on Jan 10, 2010 by

I am remembering last year when Dewa and I arrived in Nimboli and we were wondering how we would make food at Fire Mountain after the groups left and we were on our own with our cook, Vanita, who spoke no English, and we spoke no Marathi. How would we be able to buy food at...

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posted on Dec 25, 2009 by
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posted on Oct 18, 2009 by

GODDESS JUMPS OUT OF THE GROUND, WET GREEN AND VIRILE

The rains have come and the Goddess has jumped out of the ground with leaves and bushes and grass everywhere - - from dry and dusty to wet and unabashedly naked green everywhere. Suddenly the river is full again...

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posted on Oct 18, 2009 by

The brick makers have stopped production due to the monsoon, and the air is very clear, and it is very quiet here. The grounds at FM are green and lush especially compared to the dry rice paddy fields all around us. The locals have built up the dikes which keep the paddy...

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posted on Oct 18, 2009 by

Breakfast in Nimboli

It is mid morning, a little past time for nastah (breakfast) - - Vanita, our female distaff worker is not here today, so Jeanetta has prepared some wonderful mung pancakes served with a delightful chutney, banana slices, ghee, and the ever present...

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posted on Aug 11, 2009 by

Speaking Marathi.....
We are beginning to break through the language barrier a little each day here in Maharashtra as we finish our fifth week of Marathi classes. Three times a week we meet for two hours with Gita, a Elementary Teacher who was trained in English-...

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posted on Jul 28, 2009 by
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posted on Apr 18, 2009 by

This is a quick status report:

It is hard to believe, but today the phone line men came again, and now we have internet service at 1500 speed, not 50. Wow!!! it is fast.

We finally can begin to download podcasts again. Hooray for Kazi!!

Our third letter...

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posted on Apr 15, 2009 by
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posted on Apr 13, 2009 by
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