Goa: Iconic Arambol tree, once fallen, stands again

For a decade or two, the dense, soothing shade of a 90-year-old banyan tree in Girkavaddo, Arambol, had been where several foreign visitors, most of them unknown to each other, had built a community. Lovingly called ‘The Source’, visitors connected at this quiet spot over informal sessions of yoga, meditation and dance, be it day or night.