By Erin Reese
Erin Reese is a exclusive shuttle writer—a religious seeker and solo backpacker who dropped out of a profitable occupation in company the United States, hit the line, and not regarded back.
A religious TRAVELER'S SASSY TALE
Packed with lots of highly spiced curry, cows, and comedy, Bindi lady takes us on one heck of a wild experience throughout India. From Dharamsala and the Dalai Lama to ashrams, yoga colleges, and meditation melodramas, Bindi educates and entertains as she is going. we find the Hindu deities, the vacationer catch mafia, and the seashore havens of the hippie path. From “Guru Disney” to the holy hell of Varanasi, Bindi’s obtained us clamoring for extra masala chai the entire way.
When Bindi meets an enticing younger stranger who's greater than her psychological and actual fit, her fiery spirit is placed to the attempt. He whisks her off to the furthest reaches of India—the Andaman Islands within the Bay of Bengal. There, in an remoted jungle, they try to dwell out a Robinson Crusoe myth. Will it's the backyard of Eden or turn out a common catastrophe? one of the wild attractiveness and risk of the islands and the kooky insanity of “typical India,” Reese takes us deep into the center of a rustic and her very self.
Bindi woman is a present to the tourist, the non secular seeker, and the armchair tourist—anyone longing for sincere notion and a true kick to get out and really live!
PRAISE FOR THE ADVENTURES OF BINDI GIRL
“Lovely, lyrical, mild, and informative. It made my global bigger.”
~ James Fadiman, writer of The Psychedelic Explorer’s consultant and editor of crucial Sufism
“Erin Reese ‘gets’ the spirit of India. In analyzing her adventures, i may virtually listen the crowds and odor the curry. yet greater than that, I felt blessed through the soulfulness of half-a-dozen millennia. Erin used to be born to be in India — and to jot down this book.”
~ Victoria Moran, writer of constructing a Charmed existence and defend for the Spirit
“‘Milk-coming-out-of-your-nose’ hilarious every now and then, and heartrending bare revelation at others, Reese takes us alongside on her unsentimental non secular trip via India as she fearlessly follows her middle via worlds few tourists event. Bindi woman is a must-read for an individual who yearns to shuttle inside of and with no, and who's now not afraid to be remodeled within the process.”
~ Pamela Lund, writer of hugely Networked
“Erin is going locations, bodily and metaphorically, few tourists dare to move. Her tales amuse, outrage, motivate and galvanize. This isn’t the story of somebody who obtained a e-book improve jetting off company classification for a number of weeks in an ashram. this is often 3rd category educate, steering type send, with a splash of indulgence thrown in. Erin is a proficient, precise author, and she’s the true deal as a traveler.”
~ Lynn Braz, editor and shuttle author featured within the Dallas Morning News
“It’s like consume, Pray, Love — with teeth.”
~ Jessica Shepherd, writer of A Love Alchemist’s Notebook
“Reese stories on an India few outsiders get to witness — no longer the Goa events or vacationer websites or political turmoil, no. as an alternative she dives into the throbbing religious centre of India and attempts to put her California soul among the specialists, mystics and visionaries that stay a continuing of Indian faith. but Reese isn't any New Age vacationer packed with cosmic waffle. Her writing is either superbly descriptive and extremely humorous. She captures the sweaty warmth of India, its insanity and style. Her personal non secular quest mixes along with her lusts and frustrations to create a brand new form of go back and forth writing. If I ever go back to India will probably be with Bindi woman as my guide.”
~ Garth Cartwright, writer of Princes among males: trips with Gypsy Musicians and extra Miles than cash: trips via American song