Islam and Wellness: The Controversial Success of Islamic Personal Development

Content that combines Islam and personal development flourishes on the Internet and in bookstores. If Islamic coaching is fully consistent with the message of Islam for its followers, others condemn a deviation from religion and its submission to materialistic considerations. “Become the best version of yourself through the prophetic model,” reads the title of this … Read more

Mapuche Nation. Rawson, January 15. Talk about situations and actions. “I demand that the Machi return to her Rewe. For the right to spirituality and health according to our worldview, and free development in the territory”

Latin American Summary, January 17, 2023 «We reaffirm our feyentun and support our machi. We summon the Mapuche people of the Meli Witral Mapu to unite and strengthen ourselves from our mongen and nor feleal blue. To the conscious society in general and to our pu lamngen, we say that the resistance continues and that … Read more

In the rivers of Chile, spirituality and development collide

MELIPEUCO, Chile — Mist erupted from the Truful Truful River as it flowed under the snow-capped Llaima volcano. Víctor Curin smiled when he saw the drops of dew illuminated by the sun. Leader of one of the indigenous communities on the banks of the river in the Chilean Andes, Curin took it as a sign … Read more

What to do for the tourist development of the Red River Delta?

The Red River Delta is considered to have great potential for tourism development, including cultural, spiritual and ecological tourism… However, it still occupies a rather modest place in Vietnam’s “smoke-free industry”. Visitors at the temple of King Dinh Tiên Hoàng, in the ancient capital Hoa Lu, province of Ninh Binh (North). Photo: VNA/CVN The Red … Read more

Ismael Cala advocates teaching the development of the being in schools and universities

Miami, Jun 22 (EFE).- The Cuban journalist Ismael Cala, famous for his program “Cala” on CNN en Español, believes it is necessary to include subjects on the “development of the being” in schools and universities so that young people can grow with greater knowledge of themselves and thus be able to combat stress and depression. … Read more

Zen view of the world: “Spiritual recollection is not an individual practice aimed at personal development”

In November, the streets of Kyoto, the former imperial capital of Japan, are covered with maple leaves. SHOSEI / AFLO / PHOTONONSTOP French Clément Sans recently became a Zen monk, ordered under the name of Tozan (“the mountain of the peach tree”). Each month, he sends us a letter that shares with us his reflections … Read more

Associations of the blind are mobilizing for the development of braille

Almost two centuries ago, at only 16 years old, the young Louis Braille invented a new type of writing for people affected, like him, by visual impairment. Until then, only sonography was taught in specialized institutes for the blind. But, as explained by Anne Renoud, president of the Federation of the blind and amblyopic people … Read more

Peaks, sustainable development and women. The Vatican and FAO’s International Mountain Day

There are some words of faith that also penetrate the hearts of the laity. ““Laudato si’, mi’ Signore”, sang St. Francis of Assisi. In this beautiful canticle, he reminded us that our common home is like a sister, with whom we share our existence, and like a beautiful mother who welcomes us into her arms.”. … Read more

Do you know what going to mass has to do with the development of headphones?

* The author is part of the community of readers of La Vanguardia I have taken these photos of reflections of the Gothic cloister of the Pedralbes monastery from the 14th century with modern headphones, so current and normal for our time, although in the past, 110 years ago, they had been invented for other … Read more