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A Short Moment of Spiritual Flow

clipboard-with-pencil_16x16While many religious places in Europe are struggling to attract people who seek spiritual guidance, the situation in most Chinese and Japanese temples is very different. In this temple, even whole families come together to pay their respects to Guan Yu. The temple is visited by several thousand people a day and the setting is busy but serene. The sound of prayers, the fragrant…

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Who Seeks Shall Find...

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clipboard-with-pencil_16x16It’s a little pleasure of mine to visit bookstores everywhere in the world and to ask if they would have the book “Mandragola” by Machiavelli. It might sound silly but each time there is a little tension inside of me while I await the answer... Read More…