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Corazonando Nuevos Mundos

Por Marco Andrade V. La vida me ha dado muy lindas oportunidades de intercambio y de compartir personalmente con jóvenes universitarios de distintos países de Nuestra América. De manera particular, en el año 2009 tuve el privilegio de recorrer casi la totalidad de Sudamérica, visitar las principales universidades en cada país y entrevistar a cientos

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Engaged Buddhism – Healing Trauma in Community Settings

What prepares men for totalitarian domination in the non-totalitarian world is the fact that loneliness, once a borderline experience usually suffered in certain marginal social conditions like old age, has become an everyday experience … – The Origins of Totalitarianism (1951) by Hannah Arendt A few nights before I left for Xommunity, I was scrolling

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Mahua – News and conversations about the real economy in India 

These alivelihoods are restoring Nature and communities, making knowlede and the bounties of Nature and communities, making knowledge and the bounties of Nature freely accesible, bringing down inequities, facilitationg deep questioning and enquiry, healing the disconnected self and the wounded spirit, helping people experience real love and joy, all of which is dismantiling the machine

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Vital Vocabulary

By Eliana Otta Vital Vocabulary comes out of necessity, as we acknowledge the insufficiency of available language to address what is meaningful in times of extreme uncertainty . . . times when we seem to lack words to properly express the depth of our confusion and pain, as well as to articulate what dares to appear

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Childhood Harbor

By Traian Brumă Part I : Five types of watercrafts that sail towards adulthood Introduction For a quarter of a century, Ceaușescu was Romania’s omnipresent dictator; his picture adorned every wall and stamped the first page of every book published. He was executed on Christmas day of 1989 and the country was suddenly “free”. I

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From tourists to pilgrims, the pedagogy of traveling

By Sharmila Govande “A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” <footer> <cite>Oliver Wendell Holmes</cite> <a href=”https://twitter.com/intent/tweet?text=%E2%80%9CA+mind+that+is+stretched+by+a+new+experience+can+never+go+back+to+its+old+dimensions.%E2%80%9D++%E2%80%94+Oliver+Wendell+Holmes&amp;url=https%3A%2F%2Fecoversities.org%2Fwp-admin%2Fadmin-ajax.php” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”> Tweet </a> </footer> </blockquote> As part of our post graduation course in social work (1), we were required to get a glimpse of the local social

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Walking the scarred path or discovering the sacred masculinity in us?

by Nitin Paranjape   For the past year, I have been a part of an interesting co-learning experiment called “Mensversity”. The idea first took root in informal dialogues over lunch or chai during the Indian Multiversity Alliance (IMA) meeting at the Deer Park Institute in Bir, Himachal Pradesh. The Indian Multiversity Alliance is a flexible,

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The many shades of love

by Abhishek Thakore and Dan Rudolph Love…oh love! The spice that comes in a million flavours. The joie de vivre. The feeling that makes life worth living. The only emotion that can increase intelligence. The subject of more than half the songs humanity has ever written. The essence of the Sufi’s path. And yet, our

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