Passage to India—Brahman, the Beatles, and Bollywood

After practicing Transcendental Meditation for 45 years and working with many Indian friends, Chip & Karen Bircher were excited to participate in a university-sponsored trip to India and Nepal. The seven-week trip was part spiritual journey, part bucket-list adventure—and a warm alternative to Green Bay’s winter. They left with many big questions about India’s long spiritual legacy and its impact on life in India today. What they discovered was a land of striking beauty and contrasts that raised several new and unanswered questions.