ABSTRACT

JNDIAwaspredestinedbyitsgeographicalstructureto beoneofthegreatbreeding-groundsofhumanity.

Inthediversityofitsnaturalconditionsitformsawhole worldinitself,butitiskepttoitselfbycomparativeisolation. Itisthegreatlandofasceticism,whichseekstoenrich spirituallifebydetachingtheindividualfromhissurroundings,anditowesitscomplexoriginalitytoitsseparation fromtherestofourplanet.