High quality feature items, edited & researched, with links and annotations; audio & video interviews & recordings; oral history pieces, tales of travellers to & from India. "Tales of The Flower Raj" link to (category). We work with the contributors to ensure the best display of their best work.
A self-publishing module where anyone can apply & have an account to publish their work on our site; publishing a text story is as easy as sending an email; you can add photos & video clips. Edit yourself & publish yourself.
A small encyclopaedia of people & places; we like to honour and remember the ones that went before us, so each page is about either a person from that pool of wonderful Tibetan, Indian & Western travellers. Again you can join and become an editor, the format is the same as Wikipedia.
To generate, document & archive permanently, written, pictorial & oral histories of travellers & seekers who set out from the West, in the 1950s, 1960s & 1970s, to travel to India.
To also record Indian & Tibetan seekers & travellers who interacted with & influenced Western culture & the Western travellers and in turn were influenced by them.
To record their sometimes ground-breaking achievements, their sometimes hilarious situations, their lives, their loves, their highs & their lows.
To do this with love & respect; to be as open and truthful as practical; to do no harm.
To investigate the 'escapers, travellers & seekers in the land of the Gods' whose lives we want to preserve for generations to come.
To preserve these remembrances & this material for generations to come, especially our children & our children's children.
Please Contact Us if you wish to become involved; if you have any stories, articles, photographs, videos, audio tapes, or just plain snippets, nuggets of old Indian Gold, please let us publish them for you.
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RANDOM IMAGES FROM THE FLOWER RAJ ALBUMS
Dilgo Khyentse with Jigdal Sakya
Paul Giraud - Memorial Ceremony
Jasper Newsome in Delhi - March 1967
School graffiti (official).
Green wheat ears.
Ganj - Suren Yadav house, interior courtyard, looking to Vinod & Rajini's rented single room.
Heidi Bergemann to Jasper - 1972
Pigs & Palms - Page I
Dezhung Rinpoche 1976 Vase Empowerment
Dilgo Khyentse and friends on the front lawn of Sakya Thegchen Choling
Bhang hotel & dhaba.
Birds & nest.
Kevin by a 2CV in the hills above the Indus River near Tarbela Dam, 1971.