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Adoption in traditional India

In a country where having a son is so important, adoption is a fairly common practice since long. Those who do not have male children usually want to adopt a male child to continue their line of succession. In Rajasthan … Continue reading

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Addicted to India

A first trip to India is so disorientating for western people that it is easy to lose his landmarks. Some even lose their head ! Repatriations for psychological troubles are common. Indeed, for most ( western) travelers, the first days are destabilizing because of … Continue reading

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About homosexuality in India

Seeing young men and boys holding hands in the streets is a common thing in India. It doesn’t mean they are homosexuals, it means they are friends. However, homosexuality ( most of the time male) is not a rare thing. Because sexual … Continue reading

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Animals in the Indian towns

There in India, animals are free to wander anywhere, something amazing for westerners accustomed to keep their dog on the leash and pick up after them. It’s because hindus believe any living being as to be respected. Since long, religious scholars have taught that … Continue reading

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Pakistan : an icy romance in the mountains of Baltistan

The irrigation water which sustains agriculture in Baltistan ( one of the main regions of northern Pakistan with 12 of the 30 highest recorded peaks in the world !) comes almost entirely from the melting of the glaciers. For the … Continue reading

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India-England : a love affair

The English left India more than 60 years ago but sometimes it seems they are still there. The english language is everywhere, well this is indian english, something very particular that reminds the old days, the time of the Raj, when the … Continue reading

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India : the “Don’t touch me” theory

According to the hindus, every creature ( including the plants) has an aura, an invisible emanation surrounding him. This aura is the result of the past thoughts, actions and karma. Touching someone who has depressive thoughts can badly affect your own aura. … Continue reading

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