Heart of Presence Retreats – How It All Began

The Heart of Presence Retreats take you on an inner healing journey in an ancient land where the spiritual mechanism that underpins all of life is still felt to be breathing. India provides the perfect backdrop for transformation of body, mind, and spirit. How it all began …….. Mela and […]

The Ancient Art of Block Printing

Among the wide range of decorative techniques perfected by Indian craftsmen probably the tradition of stamping textiles with wooden and metal blocks and dyeing them using natural dyes and organic processes is the most fascinating. On the Beauty Unwound Textile Tour, we get an opportunity to have close encounters with […]

The Magic of India

Many rewards await those willing to venture into the crazy chaotic ‘land of the Gods.’ India is like no other place on earth. From it’s ancient civilization, fabulous varied architecture and breath-taking scenery to it’s spiritual obsession and it’s vibrating, colourful aliveness, India will rock your core. She will make […]

Famous Faces of India-Mahatma Gandhi

Mohandas Gandhi, one of the most well known Indian people to have ever lived, is more commonly called Mahatma, meaning ‘great soul’. Gandhi was born in 1869 in Porbandar, Gujarat, on the west coast of India where his father was the chief minister. There were differing religious influences in the […]

Beautiful Beaches of India

India is bordered by three different masses of water, the Arabian Sea, the Bay of Bengal, and the Indian Ocean, so you shouldn’t be surprised to learn that there are many beautiful beaches on the coast of India! These beaches are magnificent to visit; they resemble little enclaves of tropical […]

House Warming’ Indian Style

The Indian house-warming ritual is regarded as second in importance only to the wedding ceremony. In Vasthu (the Indian version of Feng shui) it is believed that all dwelling spaces are alive with unseen entities and prayers are necessary to purify the space from negative energy and to allow the […]

Famous Faces of India – Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore was a man of many talents. What he is best known for is his penmanship, composing novels, plays, and even the Indian national anthem! His poetry gained him the most fame though, and has been translated in many languages. Tagore knew Einstein, was a close friend of Gandhi […]

A Day On Our Textile Tour In India

We would love you to join us as our tour leader takes us through a day on our Beauty Unwound Textile Tour in India… 7.30 – wake up in Bhuj, the textile capital of India (located in the state of Gujarat). 8.30 – we enjoy a delicious breakfast of poha […]