Clarissa Tan

Why do Brits seek Eastern spirituality when they have so much of their own?

If you doubt that a building can affect your spirit, try going to church

I used to hang around a group of friends who worked for a British events company. Their boss was a keen follower of Buddhism and all things Oriental and, since the course of business never does run smooth, regularly consulted a feng shui practitioner. The practitioner, who wanted to be called Jampa, gave advice on everything from the setting up of a branch office to the placement of a goldfish bowl.

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