It was a transition from a clan-based mentality to an individualistic and insular mentality.
The haenyeo, the free divers of Jeju Island off the coast of South Korea, are a matrifocal society where women bring home the bacon–or should I say abalone.
We were no longer who we were before colonisation; and we could not go back there, no matter how hard we tried. We were different peoples now.
Over four thousand years ago, the Persians came up with an ingenious method of irrigation known as the qanat.
Archeologists have discovered drums in the African continent which date back more than twenty thousand years.
The staple food source in most of Southeast Asia is rice. It is a plant that acquires its nutrients from the water–and not the soil in which it grows.
Zoroaster lived around 2000 BCE and at the age of 30, he had a series of revelations in which he saw one entirely good, uncreated and eternal God called Ahura Mazda.
In shaded corners of sultry groves across Kerala, you can find stone deities coated in turmeric nestled at the foot of a tree. These shrines mark a sacred space known as the sarpa kavu or snake forests.
Fes-el-Bali, the oldest walled part of Fez, abounds in subtle, refined palaces and grand homes that display the most sophisticated decorations in all of Morocco.
The Tiger is the third animal in the Chinese Zodiac and represents a time or place when yang masculine energy is awakening.