Bombay handreader
Bombay handreader
Bombay handreader
Bombay handreader
Bombay handreader
€89,00

Bombay handreader

Square shaped scarf with an all-over authentic visual. Made of a soft, fluid silk/modal fabric.

- dimensions: 140 x 140 cm
- composition: 80% modal / 20% silk
- care: hand wash or dry clean recommended
- storage: store your soul scarves flat and untied
 

Mumbai, India
GPS 18°55'38.7"N 72°49'53.1"E 

 
Found by Chandan Dubey

Swami is a Ayurvedic handreader and is operating in Mumbai since 1970. He’s originaly from Tanjore in South India and has studied astrology in Varanasi and Rishikesh.  Although he was invited by many monasteries and temples to join them he has always preferred to operate form the streets. ‘I gravitated toward settling down on the footpath with a view to helping people and serving those who are confused and astray and who are in need of guidance.’ is what he says. So his mission is to dedicate his special gifts to those who need it most but can’t afford it. Next to his most important patients — the poor who needs guidance — he serves many international chief ministers, lawyers, doctors and people in power that all have benefitted from his advice. From India but also from London, Tokyo or Los Angeles. Some of them still call him by phone. 
‘I get everything without having to ask for. I never purchase a ticket for public transportation. I lack nothing in life, and I am more than happy with my life of simplicity, my rituals and prayers. It is all because of the blessings of my goddess.’Obviously…
See rather funny movie here >

Original picture

Description

Square shaped scarf with an all-over authentic visual. Made of a soft, fluid silk/modal fabric.

- dimensions: 140 x 140 cm
- composition: 80% modal / 20% silk
- care: hand wash or dry clean recommended
- storage: store your soul scarves flat and untied
 

The story

Mumbai, India
GPS 18°55'38.7"N 72°49'53.1"E 

 
Found by Chandan Dubey

Swami is a Ayurvedic handreader and is operating in Mumbai since 1970. He’s originaly from Tanjore in South India and has studied astrology in Varanasi and Rishikesh.  Although he was invited by many monasteries and temples to join them he has always preferred to operate form the streets. ‘I gravitated toward settling down on the footpath with a view to helping people and serving those who are confused and astray and who are in need of guidance.’ is what he says. So his mission is to dedicate his special gifts to those who need it most but can’t afford it. Next to his most important patients — the poor who needs guidance — he serves many international chief ministers, lawyers, doctors and people in power that all have benefitted from his advice. From India but also from London, Tokyo or Los Angeles. Some of them still call him by phone. 
‘I get everything without having to ask for. I never purchase a ticket for public transportation. I lack nothing in life, and I am more than happy with my life of simplicity, my rituals and prayers. It is all because of the blessings of my goddess.’Obviously…
See rather funny movie here >

Original picture