April 2011 – Down-and-feathers.net
 

Month: April 2011

Travel account of Laura’s trip to India, February-March 2011

(written by Lydia, Laura’s Mum)

For this travel account, we showed our pictures to Laura. What Laura said during the trip or afterwards as comment to the photos is marked in blue.

 10th March 2011, 1.33 pm

‘kingfisher experience’ says mom because that’s what the pilot said but I just think it’s fun

For Laura, the ‘Kingfisher experience’ is that she continuously rocks backwards and forwards during the whole 2-hour flight, as if her life depends on it. Sometimes she grabs the seat in front of[...] Read more ...

Travel account of Laura’s trip to India, February-March 2011

(written by Lydia, Laura’s Mum)

For this travel account, we showed our pictures to Laura. What Laura said during the trip or afterwards as comment to the photos is marked in blue.

 5th March 2011, 11.18 am

the three ladies you see here came to the ashram not to receive but to give and that was very beautiful

 12.11 am

A very small group of people gathered around these women explaining about ‘essenian healing.’ Well-known of Jesus’ time, but also with the Hopi Indians, the Mayas, the Aboriginals,… and in[...] Read more ...

Travel account of Laura’s trip to India, February-March 2011

(written by Lydia, Laura’s Mum)

For this travel account, we showed our pictures to Laura. What Laura said during the trip or afterwards as comment to the photos is marked in blue.

 2nd March 2011, 7.24 am

I was still sleeping because I had given my instructions earlier not to wake me

Morning ritual of the 48-day ‘puja’ (worship) for the ShivaLingam which has been placed above Swami’s body. The temple is still adorned with the Samadhi ceremony decorations. It’s traditionally like for a … wedding. The[...] Read more ...

Travel account of Laura’s trip to India, February-March 2011

(written by Lydia, Laura’s Mum)

For this travel account, we showed our pictures to Laura. What Laura said during the trip or afterwards as comment to the photos is marked in blue.

 27th Feb 2011, 10.50 am

I slept well

We’re back in the airport, for a domestic flight this time. We adjusted our outfit a bit. That little effort is always greatly appreciated in India (no bare shoulders, legs or cleavage etc)

(to adjust or not to adjust, that’s a story which doesn’t belong in the context of this travel account)

Marie[...] Read more ...

Travel account of Laura’s trip to India, February-March 2011

(written by Lydia, Laura’s Mum)

Laura doesn’t talk as we do, but she can communicate with a letter board if she’s given support for her hand. It’s a form of telepathy. She usually does this kind of talking with her sister Marie.

During the trip we noted some things down (however, noting down is not something we always do, because who writes down everything that is being said? Still, because her words are rare and sometimes very meaninful, they mean a lot to us. Otherwise you keep asking yourself ‘what[...] Read more ...

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