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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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India : Gayatri mantra, the sacred hindu mantra

A mantra is a properly repeated hymn or formula used in rituals and meditation by hindus but also jaïns, buddhists. First uttered by an inspired seer (“rishi”, a prophet who lived something like 4000-3000 years ago, one of the sage who … Continue reading

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India : urine is good for health

Among the medicines recommended by the ayurveda ( the main indian traditional system of medicine, the other one being the siddha), most of them are made out of plants. Nowadays, more than 1.000 plants are used for medical reasons. In the … Continue reading

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India : about people who feed rats… and others who eat them

In the temple of Karni mata at Deshnoke ( Rajasthan state), rats are venerated because they are believed to be the incarnations of people belonging to the same caste Karni mata belonged to, the “charan”. ( Karni mata was a … Continue reading

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Indian spirituality : Jiddu Krishnamurti

“Why do you want to read others’ books when there is the book of yourself ?” This is one of the many sayings of Jiddu Krishnamurti, an indian thinker who lived in the 20° century. Promoting an alternative education, free … Continue reading

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About the tibetan medicine

If you are suffering from cancer, heart problems, asthma, jaundice, insomnia or hypertension, may be you should try the tibetan medicine. Prolonged chronic diseases like rheumatoid can also be cured. Like the indian “ayurveda” from which it derives, the treatment is based on … Continue reading

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India : the place where there are no ( few) thieves

In Maharashtra ( one of the indian states), there is a hindu temple where the chief deity, Cheroba, has the power to teach a lesson to thieves. Local people say that every stolen good will come back to you if the god is … Continue reading

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