On Buddha’s foot steppps

After Buddha became enlightend he walked from Bodhgaya 230km west to Varanasi/Sarnath. Only then he offered his first teaching to 5 followers. I feel honered to be able to walk that path now in opposite direction. What a special event this is, for the steppps peace walk. ….. ….. It reminds me also to the […]

To my surprise.

Dear friends it seems that I change my route again.  I arrived Varanasi. Now hidding towards Bodhgaya. From there towards Patna as planed. (Then a one month Vipassana retreat as planed) Further I proparbly change diagonal northeast toward Sikkim. That means not walking to Kathmandu, which I would have loved to…. The reasons are multiple. […]

Plans

7.1.-18.1.2020 Walking from Muhammadabad to Varanasi 18.1.-30.1. Maybe serve or sit a Vipassana retreat in Sarnath 30.1.-27.2. Walking from Varanasi to Bodhgaya and Patna 29.2.-31.3. Sitting a 30 day Vipassana retreat in Shravasti / getting there by train. 1.4.-10.4. Afterglow the retreat / renew the Visa again In Nepal / travel by train back to Patna. […]

The Big Hug II

Dear friends, Even after a short break of even some days, walking is just different. All the mussles in the feet, legs, but, around the lower spine are hurting. It’s again and again surprising. So it’s important to listen to the body, he has a reason. Also: Getting out of the bed, first steppps on […]

The Big Hug

Last bus ride (40h) to come back, after walking the gap, and arriving at Nepal/Indian border, Sonali, where I start walking tomorrow towards the Buddha places in Northern India. Love flows through my body coming closer and arriving in Sonali, being connected with the Peace-Walk-way. (Until here 20.650km are walked) Universe arranged everything, to come […]

Dehradun to Haridwar

Dear friends, The Vipassana retreat helped me to come to another level. But starting walk from there I felt just so exhausted. It feels that the barefoot walking also empowers the transformation process inside me. It feels that the process itself needs always a specific time. So, if there is to work through so much […]

Reaching Mussouri

Leaving the holy river Yamona I have to walk uphill again. Nearly no shortcuts, which I speculated on,  the mountain just to steep. Mussouri lays on the top of the mountain and not in a highland as I thought and really high up, at about 2000m. As I arrive there,  clouds and fog limit the […]

Purola looking back

5 days after leaving Purola 2 guys just now stop beside me. They have seen my posts of the clean-up at the river side in Purola. They stopped to thank me. Anyway they liked it a lot and promise to start or join a local Clean-up group. Let them be blessed to have lots of […]

These days

Little before Naugaon I meet Aman. He invites me to his house. Aman is just 17 and convinced easily his mother Sapna, 35. The whole family is so nice, welcoming and support each other. Little after my arrival I get invited to stay up to five days. Even though Sapna is leaving the house for […]

3rd day of cleaning

At the 3rd day I have the feeling people avoiding me. I have a rest in the nature to feel clearer. After that I decide to leave the day after. The chairman is not to speak …. (because of the election ….?) I clean up everything at the riverside, as planed. It looks good. This […]