Bol Bam—the Shravani Mela

Pilgrims walking towards pashupatinath in Kathmandu.

You have probably seen the movie, “Gandhi”. In it, one of the most moving sights must surely have been the thousands of people following the frail dhoti-clad figure of Mahatma Gandhi, striding ahead with the help of a wooden walking stick, during one of his salt marches. Continue reading