Buddhism is deeply rooted in the culture of Nepal. It is being practiced high up in the mountains in modest monasteries which still retain their authenticity, but also in large and prosperous Buddhist schools in the capital where the flavour of modern world mixes with the traditions. The lives of monks differ dramatically depending on the place, but the principles of karma remain the same.  From all religions it is perhaps Buddhism which most resembles a tolerant philosophy and a well balanced lifestyle.San Francisco, known as vibrant city and a touristic icon of the West Coast also has its less glamorous side.
The city has a large population of individuals who have been homeless for a long time and whose physical health needs have increased over time. The total count of homeless people in San Francisco has been on the rise since 2006 due to major cuts in funding. Each of them has a story to tell. For instance Patricia and her two cats Chewie and Fluff are on the street since she lost her office job due to her deteriorating sight as she was unable to cover her medical expenses.Patricia and her two cats are on the streets of San Francisco since she lost her office job due to her deteriorating sight.San Francisco, known as vibrant city and a touristic icon of the West Coast has also its dark side. 
The city has a large population of individuals who have been homeless for a long time and whose physical health needs have increased over time. The total count of homeless people in San Francisco has been on the rise since 2006 due to major cuts in funding.San Francisco the center of the bursted San Francisco, known as vibrant city and a touristic icon of the West Coast has also its dark side. 
The city has a large population of individuals who have been homeless for a long time and whose physical health needs have increased over time. The total count of homeless people in San Francisco has been on the rise since 2006 due to major cuts in funding.

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