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Money is not what matters ( or why less is more)

One common belief is that the universe is pure abundance and all we need to do is to plug into an infinite supply of material wealth to abandon our scarcity-ridden mindset. Because money is there, it has to be spent. … Continue reading

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India : Dussehra, a festival to celebrate the social order

Every autumn, hindus all over India celebrate Dussehra, an important religious festival which commemorates the victory of Good over Evil. During this period, at Kota ( Rajasthan), actors play “ramlila” for 30 evenings ( Everywhere else, it lasts 10 days.). A”ramlila” is … Continue reading

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Nepal sees seven New Year days in 365 days !

Nepal, because of its cultural diversity, observes seven new years a year. Nepali celebrate the new year days of the Bikram Sambat, the gregorian calendar, the Tola Lhosar of Tamu Sambat, the Sonam Lhosar of Tamang era, the Gyalbo Lhosar … Continue reading

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India : family ties beyond death

While traveling in India,  many times  I have seen  a strong relationship between fathers and sons.  It can be explained by religious and cultural reasons.  An hindu like to feel he is one with the universe, in harmony with the … Continue reading

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Buddha : How Gautama became a catholic saint.

Among the many saints of the Catholic Church, one is perhaps the greatest saints of all times : Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha, the “awakened one”. In the christian scriptures, he is hidden under the name of saint Josaphat whose life … Continue reading

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