Altruism In Action with Action For Karuna

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Our time is facing many challenges to reconcile the search for happiness, the protection of the living, the imperatives of the economy and the consideration of future generations. Altruism is the thread that can help us find our way through this maze of concerns.

When altruists ally themselves, they can generate a tremendous power for good.

Expanding the circle of our caring activities can allow the most vulnerable to flourish in life.

Everyone is capable of cultivating an altruistic state of mind and making it a reality through action for the benefit of others. From November 2 to 8, Karuna, the NGO I founded 20 years ago, is organizing a week of solidarity with the Action for Karuna project.

The project proposes to all those who wish to do so to launch their own solidarity initiative, in order to share this altruistic state of mind and collect funds that will be used to electrify homes in Nepal with solar panels, installed and maintained by women.

Everyone can mobilize and collect donations for Nepal, either by creating their own project, or by joining our solidarity workshops LIVE on the pages of Karuna's social networks, from November 2 to 8.

For more information and to get involved, please visit


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This week

Thought of the week

All the joy the world contains
Has come through wishing happiness for others.
All the misery the world contains
Has come from wanting pleasure for oneself.

SHANTIDEVA (685-763)
The Way of the Bodhisattva,chap. 8, verses 129-130.

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