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In this podcast episode of "Into The Magic Shop," Dr. Jim Doty interviews Amandine Roche, a human rights lawyer, author, traveler, and seeker, who has a fascinating story to share. They discuss how they initially met through Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, as well as their mutual admiration for spiritual leaders such as His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Amandine delves into her background, highlighting her passion for human rights, her insatiable curiosity to explore different cultures around the world, which ultimately led to her relief work with the United Nations, all in pursuit of inner peace and a greater understanding of humanity. One significant aspect of Amandine’s life journey was the book she wrote about Ella Maillart, a Swiss adventurer, whom she had the privilege of communicating with before her passing. Their exchanges left a lasting impact, fueling her desire to follow in Maillart’s footsteps and explore the uncharted territories of Afghanistan. Through these travels, she experienced a transformative journey of self-discovery and healing, which ultimately led her to a life dedicated to humanitarian efforts, meditation for PTSD relief workers and world peace.