The whole world witnessed speechless and horrified the fire of Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris. A sense of international solidarity was spontaneously expressed around this emblematic monument, the jewel of sacred[…]
New Acropolis volunteers including doctors organized a medical campaign to care for low income elderly residents from one of the city’s neighborhoods. In addition to providing preventive medical care, donations[…]
Modesty is the colour of virtue.
Architect Parul Zaveri established Abhikram (Sanskrit: initiation) to explore design directions and processes that make built environments functionally, psychologically, environmentally and spiritually more contextual, more comfortable and more healthfully livable for all. At a time when energy guzzling steel, cement and glass towers are making towering bar-graphs of our city skylines, Parul and her late […]
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Archaeology, a relatively modern science, took off during the industrial revolution. Not just because the scientific method allowed for better research tools, but also because the religious dogmas that had imposed their own version of the past were slowly fading. And even though the most enlightened scientific figures of antiquity knew that the earth was […]
“They still look upon life as a gift to be celebrated; and this ancient Earth as one to be praised, worshipped and also celebrated. They are the one to whom the earth is not something to be used, not a possession or an object for exploitation but a living entity, an object of reverence, and […]
Know Thyself. This famous axiom from the ancient Greek tradition seems so simple but in reality these words are a key to living life. As I reflect over the last 5 years, since when I began my journey as a philosopher and started to explore the meaning of these words, it is easy for me […]