Kasar Devi Blog – Home to Mystics, Artists & Wanderers

Jan 12 2021

On the occasion of Swami Vivekananda’s 158th Birth Anniversary today, I would like to share this blog entry on Kasar Devi that is featured on Written by an adept mountaineer, trekker and solo traveler, Dr. Varuna Raina of Gurgaon, you will read about the spiritual significance of Kasar Devi, and why it brought luminaries like Swami Vivekananda,...

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Migrant Workers Walking Home – COVID19 Lockdown Crisis

May 13 2020

This article was featured on Citizen Journalist website today: The COVID19 Corona Virus issue didn’t only create a medical issue but the resulting Lockdown has created a mass humanitarian crisis for the so-called lower class of India, how had nothing to do with the diseases, played no role in...

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VOTE for Varuna – Fjallraven Polar 2019

Nov 18 2018

VOTE for Varuna – Fjallraven Polar 2019 Varuna says… Being from Kashmir (Himalaya), I look at myself as a mountain goat, doctor, amateur photographer, budding ukulele player, writer, yoga enthusiast, solivagant, and a bibliophile. I’m in love with wilderness. My heart leaps with joy at just a hint of an adventure. I am aiming to be a part...

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Vote for Varuna!

Apr 07 2018

भाइयों और बहनों..आयोडेक्स लगाइए और एक वोट दीजिये पहाड़ी लड़की को 🙏 Peeps..pleaseeeee do vote for Doxsab Varuna and her travel story!. Peace Click below to...

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Kailash Manasarovar Yatra 2016 – The Beginning

Feb 06 2017

A beginning of exhilarating, informative and adventurous series of write up on Kailash Manasarovar Yatra (250+ kms trek on foot) lasting 3 weeks – that my wife, Varuna undertook last year in July. I’m sharing it verbatim from her website. The original article is at her...

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Sep 15 2015

I wrote this short story in 2004 in my cramped yet cozy apartment in Lansing (US) during my student days. My notepad and my pen used to be my only companions those days (before Guitar joined up!) The plot is based in the Kashmir valley. My father was kind enough to offer his editing advice.  ABOUT SIX MONTHS AGO a strange incident occurred, which I  am about to...

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