people and cultures – inspiring journeys
sharing meaningful discoveries in Asia


Can we still somehow manage to look up to the stars, as we once could, and as Stephen Hawking said,
“and hold on to that child-like wonder about what makes the universe exist.”

Below are links to inspiring sites including talks and videos from different traditions.

Anand Ashram Ubud:
Center for Wellbeing and Self-Empowerment

Founded by Anand Krishna:

Bell of Peace
from Bali to the World by Gede Prama:

Isha Foundation and Yoga Center in Coimbatore, India:
Founded by Sadhguru,  explore the website for programs and inspiring work:

Sadhguru’s You Tube Channel  for very inspiring talks on all sorts of topics…

Nature path not alone

Bhante Sujatha-   The Loving Kindness Monk
Learn more about his story and his projects in Sri Lanka:

Godwin Samararatne-   founder of Nilambe Meditation Center
in the hills above Kandy, Sri Lanka.
Godwin was a very beloved teacher in Sri Lanka and around the world.

More on his life and teachings including audios:

His spirit continues very much at Nilambe under the guidance of Upul Gamage.
More information on retreats at Nilambe:

Thich Nhat Hanh
Vietnamese Zen Monk and founder of:

Back to my Island:
Click below for this beautiful Plum Village Song:

Matthieu Ricard, a French monk ordained in the Tibetan tradition is based in Nepal and the founder of Altruism in Action:

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His Holiness, the Dalai Lama  Official website:

Tushita Meditation Center in Dharamsala, India

Root Institute for Wisdom and Culture in Bodhgaya, India:
under the umbrella of FPMT-Foundation of the Preservation of Mahayana Tradition:

Glen Svensson  who often teaches at Tushita Meditation Center
See Audio teachings and articles:

Heaven in Heart

A journey of a thousand miles must begin with one step… Lao Tzu

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