A common space for harmonic peacemakers
By: Arun Gandhi
Prime Minister Modi — who since assuming office has both been accorded a warm welcome by President Obama and played host to him in India — was long banned from…Continue
Max Daetwyler, born September 7, 1886 in Arbon in the canton of Thurgau and died January 26, 1976 in Zumikon in the canton of Zurich, was a radical pacifist in Switzerland.
He was considered one of the greatest “original” of Zurich in the 20th century.
He grew up near the Lake Constance as the eleventh of twelve children. His father was…Continue
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Before the Europeans came to America, it is estimated that anywhere from 1.2 million to 12 million Native Americans inhabited the land. The population of the Native Americans was reduced to 250,000, due to mass murder, genocide, imported diseases, slavery and suicide. There is no question about it, these people suffered a great tragedy. One could argue that…Continue
Illustration of the Sufi Saint Khidr (the Green One) Wearing A Green Robe and Standing on a Fish that carries him over Water, circa 1700's.
"The place where the two seas meet is the locus of the mystical journey, "where the dead fish becomes alive," where spiritual teachings become a…Continue
The Dalai Lama: "Whether the institution of the Dalai Lama should continue or not is up to the Tibetan People"
Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has said he realises that he may be the last to hold the title.
But he told the BBC it would be better that the centuries-old tradition…Continue
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