Soul & Sea
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Soul & Sea

Gulmarg, India (Rishikesh). Photo ©Erika Burkhalter.

Luminous Stranger

An ancient Indian tale from the Kena Upanishad

“Now the light, which shines above this heaven,
Above all, above everything,
In the highest worlds beyond which there are no higher,
Verily, that is the same as this light which is here within the person”
— Chāndogya Upaniṣad
(3.13.7)

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Erika Burkhalter

Erika Burkhalter

Photographer, yogi, cat-mom, lover of travel and nature, spreading amazement for Mother Earth, one photo, poem or story at a time. (MA Yoga, MS Neuropsychology)