Friday, March 19, 2010
India Online Journal, November 2001 INDEX
Author: Jennifer Kumar
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If you're interested what took me to India- I studied my Master's degree in Social Work at Madras Christian College as a matriculated student. More about my bio here.
Hello web browsers and friends. In November 2001, I spent a month in India to finish my exams and visit and celebrate Diwali, please join me in my experiences.
The purpose of this index page is to list a contents of all journal entries and give a brief note on each day so browsers know what they are getting themselves into! ;-)**
**Some links will take you away from this blog to my old website.
Day 1 -- Landing in India, again! Tips on airports -- especially foreign exchange.
Day 2 -- Everyday stuff in Tambaram.
Day 3-- Photos in market.
Day 4-- Going to East Tambaram.
Day 5-- Anna Nagar and Spencer Plaza.
Day 6 -- Hanuman Temple
Day 7 -- Formalities of Studying in India & Sari shopping tips
Day 8 -- Going to College -- tips on going by autorickshaw
Day 9 -- A few recipes
Day 10 -- Writing exams.
Day 11 -- Meeting classmates.
Day 12 -- Learning about Arranged Marriages (with a video log from 2008)
Day 13 -- One more exam to go! Tips on dealing with mosquitoes.
Day 14 & 15 -- Diwali 2001 (republished under a new name)
Diwali Celebrations 2001 in India: How to Celebrate Diwali like a local in Six Easy Steps!
Day 16 - Nothing to post.
Day 17 -- Kanchipuram, Day 1, Sri Varadharaja Swamy Temple
Day 18 -- Kanchipuram, Day 2, Sri Kacchapeswarar Temple
Day 19 - Kanchipuram, Day 3, Full day of rest. Nothing to journal!
Day 20 -- Kanchipuram, Day 4, Kamakshi Temple, Ulagalandal (Vishnu) Temple, Sri Chithraguptar Temple, Sri Karumariya Amman Temple.
Special reprint of Kamakshi Temple here.
Day 21 -- Kanchipuram, Day 5, Ganesh Temple, Sri Vashakkarutheswara Temple
Day 22 -- Kanchipuram, Day 6, Ekambaranathar Temple, Sri Shankara Mutt
The Kanchipuram Temple Visits were also republished on this blog as a series divided not by day, but by temple and length of post. Here are the links readjusted based on those criteria:
1. Introductions | 2. Sri Kacchapeswarar Temple | 3. Sri Kamakshi Amman Temple | 4. Nagareesam | 5. Sri Vazhakkaruntheswara Temple | 6. Ekambareswara Temple | 7. Sri Varadharaja Swamy Temple | 8. References
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