Jason Parker’s thoughts on his recent experiences with Duncan Hulin during the DSY Yoga Retreat in India (as published in DSY newsletter 2017).
“Like many adventures in my life, the trip to Basunti began with beer and curry. This was of course courtesy of the chef at Mrs. Bhandari’sGuesthouse, before everyone turned in for cosy […]
Anne Bateman’s poem – Duncan Hulin & Andrea Guest retreat – here it is, with images. Many thanks, Anne, it’s all there.
This is the real world
Letting go, closing your eyes
The early morning sun warming your skin,
The dawn birds, a wall of sound, pulsating energy.
Following your […]
March & April marked the start of our yoga season with new teachers joining the growing family of teachers who are returning on a […]
A few thoughts about Basunti (by Helen Humble)
Basunti, Basunti… the name makes me sigh with contentment and were I a cat, I would purr! It would be easy for me to write 300 words about how beautiful, peaceful, stunning and panoramic it was; but for me, the experience was deeper and longer […]
One thing that always surprises me about my everyday life is how disconnected I am from nature. I am disconnected in big ways: we are wreaking havoc on the planet. I am also disconnected in smaller but important way: I work in the arts and value aesthetics but during a recent drive I […]
Mentioning how well the vegetable garden was coming along in the last blog was definitely tempting fate. Woke up a couple of mornings later to find that most of the beds had been completely eaten and the rest thoroughly stomped on. During the night a big male Sambar had found his way onto the property […]
Dressed for action by 11:30am, light weight trousers, tee shirt, wide brimmed hat, walking stick (should be light, strong and just reach the bottom of your rib cage), trainers with a very good grip, pocket full of peanuts and an orange. Head out the main gate and turn left, setting a brisk walking […]
By Su Sareen.
This is our second time at Basunti and it was wonderful to be back… it’s a joy to be in such a special place.
By Gill Mitchell –
Basunti, to me, is like a fine wine that improves with age. I have returned to Basunti three years running. The first time I thought it was perfect, the second even more perfect, and the third it was just something so special it is beyond words. Sadly, I am […]