साधन | Sādhanā

साधन | Sādhanā

It’s  a practice which expresses "a means of accomplishing something", undertaken in the process of goal reaching. Thus, a sādhaka, or practitioner, is someone who cleverly applies mind and intelligence aiming at a specific spiritual goal. This process brings to…

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Zigoneshi

Zigoneshi

In Kogi language, which is a Chibchan language of Colombia, the word Zigoneshi has multiple meanings: « I help you and you help me, I give you and you give me » (yo te ayudo, tu me ayudas). This indigenous word stays for exchange, mutual…

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Ubuntu

Ubuntu

From the full of symbols bantu culture stands out the term Ubuntu, meaning in wider way “humanity”. It is often also translated as "humanity towards others", but is used, in most of the cases,  in a more philosophical sense to…

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Nyēin Chān Yēi

Nyēin chān yēi

Nyēin chān yēi  recalls a image of a “peaceful, calm and untroubled” situation which was first used in the golden settings of Myanmar. It’s composed by the word nyēin, meaning ‘to die out or be extinguished (as of fire)’, or…

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侘寂 | Wabi-sabi

侘寂 | Wabi-sabi

Since the 15th century, this concept has been inspiring people finding beauty in imperfections, as a wider acceptance of the cycle of life and death. Wabi-sabi (侘寂) is a way of living based on the acceptance of transience and imperfection,…

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改善 | Kaizen

改善 | Kaizen

It’s a Japanese concept, meaning "continuous improvement”. The real kaizen 改善 is a Chinese word that has been adopted into Japanese and Korean (and possibly other languages). Its first character kai 改 carries the general meanings "reform, renew, change, make". Its…

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