The Kiran Ahluwalia Interview

“I believe that we’re connected. We can’t ignore something horrible that’s happening to a group of people without having it come back to affect us negatively. Even though I’m a Sikh, I agree with a lot of the Buddhist philosophy says. What really touches me in the Buddhist philosophy is that ‘Life is suffering,’ which I agree with. I am a pessimist. I also agree with ‘There is a way out of suffering.’ ” Continue reading The Kiran Ahluwalia Interview

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The Unbearable Beauty of a Fading Civilisation, the Unbearable Ugliness of its Oppressors

“For lovers of roots music, the Tuareg have a profound significance. There is much evidence that early blues music descended from their music, having crossed the Atlantic in slave ships and somehow managing to blossom into a new but still mesmerising musical genre in America. Their music has also influenced African genres such as gnawa and rai.” Continue reading The Unbearable Beauty of a Fading Civilisation, the Unbearable Ugliness of its Oppressors

Behind the Blue Veil: The Unbearable Beauty of a Fading Civilisation, the Unbearable Ugliness of its Oppressors

   Film: Behind the Blue Veil    Director: Robyn Symon They were the men and the women of the sand, of the wind, of the light, … Continue reading Behind the Blue Veil: The Unbearable Beauty of a Fading Civilisation, the Unbearable Ugliness of its Oppressors