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Apr 11, 2008 - Night Train to Ayodhya

Today, I finished teaching the 2nd day of my two-day course. I now have a long weekend to be a tourist again. Monday is a holiday, “Ramanavami”, that celebrates the birth of one of the major Hindu gods, Lord Ram. The legendary birthplace of Lord Ram is Ayodhya. So, I’m off to Ayodhya! Saugat has been worried about my traveling to Ayodhya but realizes I’m going anyway. (There has been a history of violence between the Muslims and the Hindu in this area.) No one I spoke with in the Noida office had ever been to Ayodhya. I’m taking a night...

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