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Shangri-La – A Mythical Himalayan Utopia

By |2020-04-26T11:08:47+03:00April 25th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , |

Shangri-La is a fictional place described in the 1933 novel Lost Horizon by British author James Hilton. Hilton describes Shangri-La as a mystical, harmonious valley, gently guided from a lamasery, enclosed in the western end of the Kunlun Mountains. Shangri-La has become synonymous with any [...]

Auroville: An Utopian Community in India

By |2019-12-23T01:33:27+03:00June 13th, 2017|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , |

  Many probably won’t have heard of Auroville in Pondicherry, India, but it currently houses over 10,000 people from all over the world. It is the world’s largest spiritual utopia. Auroville means “the City of Dawn”. The promise of a money-free existence, surrounded by people [...]

A Guide To The Culture Of Burning Man

By |2020-07-22T03:58:52+03:00February 7th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Events|Tags: , , , |

Much more than an annual festival, Burning Man is a way of life. The event takes place every year in the week leading up to and including Labor Day weekend, where over 60,000 attendees participate in an experimental community. Burning Man is characterized by its [...]