Jasmine perfume in Madurai

A Sufi saint was asked what forgiveness is. He said, “It is the scent the flower gives out when it is crushed.”

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Manila Beauty Trail for FT

Articles > Newspapers > Financial Times > Manila Beauty Trail Manila Beauty Trail – By Shoba Narayan Want a top end massage for a budget price? Head to the Philippines, says Shoba Narayan (This article originally appeared in November 2004) Manila is an unlikely spa destination but recently several high-end spas have made inroads into…

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Shreyas Yoga Retreat, Bangalore:

SHOBA NARAYAN KEY NOTES: SHREYAS YOGA RETREAT, INDIA 09.10.07 Step through the gates of this lush retreat and you could be anywhere. Outside is the cacophony of India, inside, all you hear is the humming of birds. The scent of wild herbs (lemongrass, basil, thyme and sage) permeates the air. The dècor follows the Zen…

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