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Thich Nhat Hanh… my zen master…

SPIRITUALITY – I like to think I tend to be a “Man” described by Rudyard Kipling in his famous poem “If…”. So to be brief I try to be flexible, to adapt, and make my own opinion about things and people.

But some of them really influenced my thinking and well-being as a human. First I discovered Buddhism reading the drama of a French actress called Véronique Jannot. Her autobiography, called “Trouver le chemin” in French (“Find the path” in english) was striking and turned me upside down as I learned all the difficulties and ordeals she had in her life, finding in the end the power to be happy and truthful thanks to Tibetan Buddhism. Continue reading Thich Nhat Hanh… my zen master…

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Journey through China

Some years ago we went to China and were able to get a first glimpse of the Middle Kingdom. It is not the most beautiful country we have visited (we will talk about this one later because it is not well known and relatively seldom mentioned by mass tourism), but it is obviously the most surprising… among the forty lands we saw until now.

We had a wrong impression about China, as many Europeans have so far… We thought it was a communist country and, taking into account that Cristina lived in a communist country, we had prejudices and unclear opinions. Continue reading Journey through China