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The Indian mind

Because India is blessed by a warm climate, a rich soil, abundant productivity and easy communication, the ( traditional) Indian mind feel in harmony with the nature, with the universe. Contrary to the western mind that assigns great importance to the … Continue reading

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“Adults are not serious”

That’s what said Boris Cyrulnik, a famous neuro-psychiatrist from France. As a jewish boy during the WWII, he escaped many attempts by the nazis to send him to the concentration camps. Sometimes the Gestapo and French militiamen tried hard to arrest him ( and other … 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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India : on astrology, new-borns…and the will to control life

Consulting an astrologer, that’s something common in India. Practising a caesarean operation too. After all, surgery (“shalya kriya”) was already known in ancient India due to Sushruta, a surgeon who lived in the 4°century AD. But now, many Indians are mixing both. Indeed, whatever their … Continue reading

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