Tag Archives: India

My passage to India

Does India still offer any sort of real spiritual alternative to materialism, or is it now just another fast developing satrap of the wider capital world? (Dalrymple, 2009) In the last twelve months I have read four books that are … Continue reading

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Goodbye my dearest Shantaram

The truth is that, no matter what kind of game you find yourself, no matter how good or bad the luck, you can change your life completely with a single thought or a single act of love. I have just … Continue reading

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Living in the slum: Shantaram Part 2

Sometimes we love with nothing more than hope. Sometimes we cry with everything except tears. In the end that´s all there is: love and its duty, sorrow and its truth. In the end that´s all we have- to hold on … Continue reading

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Shantaram- craving peace and love

“One of the reasons we crave love, and seek it so desperately, is that love is the only cure for loneliness, and shame and sorrow. But some feelings sink so deep into the heart that only loneliness can help you find them again. Some … Continue reading

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