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  • 167 references 119 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Gujarati, Hindi, Urdu; learning French, Indonesian, Japanese, Malay
  • 54, Male
  • Member since 2006
  • Light Warrior
  • Hope ~ Faith ~ Grace
  • No hometown listed
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About Me


Currently I am exploring other life changing choices, with a deep fascination for the Far East.

Due to COVID-19 as well as other reasons, I am extremely selective about hosting anyone, including my family and friends. With Covid lockdowns, much of what I have describe bed below may may have changed.


I enjoy everything to do with nature, seeing magic and beauty in the simplest things, and living in the moment.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Sharing a kind of "trust" that is rare today.


I have hosted hundreds of couchsurfers and for many of whom, the experience remains truly lasting. I have also been a couchsurfer while travelling overseas. I have hosted at least 3X more people than the number of references.


Always trying to arouse all my senses and connecting mind-body-heart-spirit.

  • yoga
  • meditation
  • magic
  • world music
  • philosophy
  • travel
  • nature
  • deep conversations
  • hammocks
  • outdoors activities
  • budhism
  • transformation
  • service
  • synchronicities
  • urban arts
  • diversity & pluralism
  • home-cooking
  • connnecting
  • "home"
  • spirit & energy
  • new age literature
  • "grace"

Music, Movies, and Books

Writers / Poets/Visionries: Yogananda, J. Khrishnamurthi, The Aga Khan, Dalai Lama, Gary Zukav, Noah Lavine, M. Scott Peck, Dan Millman, Mitch Alboom, Eckhart Tolle, James Redfield, Paulo Coelho, Rumi, Ken Wilber, Paul Brunton, Khalil Gibran, Starhawk, Carlos Castaneda, Dorris Lessing, Abraham Hicks, Oriah Mountain Dreamer, Alan Watts,...

Music: Downtempo Trance - Psybient - PsyChill - Deep/Ethno House - Ambient/Lounge - Tribal/World - Hip Hop (Music for me is either grounding or uplifting, depending on my mood)

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Life-changing epiphany.

Discovering concepts like Hope, Faith and Grace while backpacking for 1 year through India, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan.

Co-founded a local transformational music and arts festival.

Teach, Learn, Share

Be generous with your material wealth, knowledge, influence, personal resources and time, and make a difference in the world around you.

There is sooooooo learn, to teach, to share. But it starts with YOU!

What I Can Share with Hosts

NON-SMOKERS ONLY!!! Just in case its not clear, I do not host people who smoke. I am simply intolerant to the smell of cigarettes and pot. If I learn that you are a smoker, I will ask you to leave. Also, I do not host people for just 1 night unless of course you have special circumstances.

To better your chances of me hosting you, try having a complete and detailed profile and sending me a personalized message. The more details, the better. If you are travelling with others, share more information to help me plan accordingly.

I can offer you and your travelling companion(s) a very clean and furnished private guest room with fresh linen and towels. Also, you will have access to laundry, kitchen, WiFi, hot tub in the cold weather, bicycles, snow shoes, kayaks, and other leisure stuff.

Whenever possible, I like to prepare and share meals with couchsurfers, and always welcome your curiosity and helping hand.

Expose travellers to urban and underground & urban arts, music and culture scenes and even excursions to places outside the city i.e. Gatineau Park.

Note: All I ask is that you are respectful of my home. This is not a hotel, Air B&B or a hostel. Please help me keep my home clean and tidy.

Countries I’ve Visited

Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Costa Rica, France, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Zimbabwe

Countries I’ve Lived In

Canada, India, Indonesia, Tanzania

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