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Experiencing Shamala

Shambala is mentioned in Buddhism as a perfectly peaceful and harmonious heavenly  kingdom. People of Shambala are said to live a long and happy life free of any worries and  illness etc that we experience on earth. When I returned to my village after many years, I realized my little hamlet was a real Shambala. I took this picture on the morning of June 2nd. 2014, just a day after I returned from India.
 That morning was exceptionally beautiful. The air was clean and cool. There was plenty of greenery everywhere. Birds, roosters and insects made a variety of melodious sounds. Smoke was arising from some homes. The morning sun was rising from behind the tall mountains above the village, turning fresh morning dew on the grass blades into beautiful puffs of water vapors. On the huge wild fig trees, fresh and tender leaflets were sprouting. Beneath flat stones, new grasses were beginning to grow. Migratory birds from the Tibetan plateaus were singing songs laden with deep message.