Re: hookahs in india
DM is fantastic but personally I think that the best stuff in India is made by Ahmad Jurak. They make wonderful spiced jurak like Abu Itrah, Al-Kaas & Abu Sheesha as well as more modern style moassels uder the AJPL brand. The best AJPL stuff is Saffron, Black Current, Litchi, Keora, vanilla and herbal (meaning a mix of herbs not the sugar cane crap). Although India has so many great brands and is such a huge country that I am guessing i've never had a tenth of of thee good stuff.
Abu Itrah, Al-Kaas & Abu Sheesha are simply amazing, cheap and better then anything I can get in the states by far.