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Over 25 years. That’s how long it took me to put into words the story of this solstice yatra and the events that occurred along the way. Summer Solstice Yatra 1978 Our cars, packed and piled with camping gear, finally pulled away from the curb on Preuss Road. We were off!  It had been a […]

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Please note that if you have any problem viewing these photos try using a different browser. It seems to display better (at least for me) using firefox/mozilla, than with IE.                            Peace Prayer Day started with an outstanding Bhangara performance by the Izzat […]

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On the way to Summer Solstice 1973, my German travel partner and I stopped in New Mexico at Spence Hot Springs, a hillside dotted with pools of hot mineral water. I thought we were the only ones there in the wild Jemez mountain forest until I heard voices. It was like finding Waldo – the […]

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One year, and only one year, 1972, Summer Solstice was held in California, in the northern forests of Mendocino County. Even though I had begun practicing Kundalini Yoga a year and a half earlier, this was my very first Summer Solstice. Here are a bunch of photos from then, along with some of my memories. […]

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I spent almost all of last Saturday scanning old photos. Pictures are fading, albums are falling apart, everyone in my family lives in a different city, and I thought if I scan them in, they’re sure to be preserved and easier accessible for all my family and also for all those interested in the early […]

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This piece was first posted a couple weeks ago, but taken down for a little editing and to add PHOTOS! I found my box of old solstice photos and I have many from the 70s that are fabulous! Most of the photos here are from 1975. The campsite just below is from 1973. Do you […]

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Winter Solstice has just passed so I thought I’d share with you what I remember of the one time in our thirty-five years of being in 3HO that my husband and I journeyed to Florida for the Solstice Celebration. It was 1974. ***** The Times I am 23, married for two years and seven months […]

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Loches in the late ‘70’s – hot, humid, French August when the sun goes to sleep at 9:30 PM. There are about one hundred people from at least seven different countries sharing a hippy/3HO camp at the Yoga Festival. It is 10 PM and finally we can see the first stars in the precious darkness. […]

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