Category: Western culture

A few more Tips for Indians preparing to live in the West - 9 Jul 15
A few more Tips for Indians preparing to live in the West – 9 Jul 15
Swami Balendu writes down a few more thoughts he had for Indian men moving to ... Read More
When Indians learn how to do shopping in the West - 8 Jul 15
When Indians learn how to do shopping in the West – 8 Jul 15
Swami Balendu tells Indian men who move to the west to be with their girlfriend ... Read More
Less Formalities make Life easier! - 28 Jan 15
Less Formalities make Life easier! – 28 Jan 15
Swami Balendu describes how in many western countries he has experienced that formalities become less ... Read More
How to fight Feelings of Loneliness - 12 Nov 14
How to fight Feelings of Loneliness – 12 Nov 14
Swami Balendu describes the suggestions they gave to a woman at the Ashram, who always ... Read More
The difficult Situation of elderly People in the West - 25 Sep 14
The difficult Situation of elderly People in the West – 25 Sep 14
Swami Balendu describes the situation that many people face when they get old and explains ... Read More
Joint Families are great - but not every old Person is made for this Lifestyle! - 24 Sep 14
Joint Families are great – but not every old Person is made for this Lifestyle! – 24 Sep 14
Swami Balendu describes the situation for those elderly people who would not feel happy in ... Read More
The Culture of asking 'How are you?' without really wanting to know - 18 Jul 13
The Culture of asking ‘How are you?’ without really wanting to know – 18 Jul 13
Swami Balendu describes the American habit of using 'how are you?' as a greeting without ... Read More
'Wrong Number, Honey!' - When American and German Cultures clash - 17 Jul 13
‘Wrong Number, Honey!’ – When American and German Cultures clash – 17 Jul 13
Swami Balendu describes with examples why it is again and again funny to see when ... Read More
Has your bad Mood become your Habit? - 17 Sep 12
Has your bad Mood become your Habit? – 17 Sep 12
Swami Balendu writes about people who have bad mood daily and seem to believe it ... Read More
Life when you are old - the Failure of Western Culture - 23 Mar 12
Life when you are old – the Failure of Western Culture – 23 Mar 12
Swami Balendu makes a comparison of old people's situation in India and in the west ... Read More
Cruel and Heartless - Young Children separated from Parents in Norway - 23 Jan 12
Cruel and Heartless – Young Children separated from Parents in Norway – 23 Jan 12
Swami Balendu describes a case in Norway where Indian parents lost custody of their son ... Read More
Lack of a Loving Touch Creates Loneliness in the West - 19 Jan 11
Lack of a Loving Touch Creates Loneliness in the West – 19 Jan 11
Swami Ji writes about why many people in the west don?t have physical contact to ... Read More
Selfish and Egoistic Concept of Freedom in Western Culture - 19 Dec 10
Selfish and Egoistic Concept of Freedom in Western Culture – 19 Dec 10
Swami Ji writes about a typical life in the west that is turning only around ... Read More
Getting Old in the West - What Will You Do? - 18 Dec 10
Getting Old in the West – What Will You Do? – 18 Dec 10
Swami Ji writes about the situation of old people in the west, about homes for ... Read More
Typically German: Selling Winter Clothes in Summer - 25 Jul 10
Typically German: Selling Winter Clothes in Summer – 25 Jul 10
Swami Ji writes about his attempt to buy summer clothes in July in Germany. Read ... Read More
German Qualities - Punctual, Proper and Everything Planned - 9 Jul 10
German Qualities – Punctual, Proper and Everything Planned – 9 Jul 10
Swami Ji writes about typical German behavior and qualities and writes a funny story that ... Read More
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