Ladakh is an old Buddhist Kingdom, high in the Himayalas, now a part of India. The capital city is Leh.
It has lessons for us.
Series of Youtubes: (The links work, even if they show as not)
1. I watched Ancient Futures, Learning from Ladakh. You will see pictures of Helena Norberg-Hodge as a young woman:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ayFTIcmO_Fw, December 2012, an hour.
2. Curious about Helena Norberg-Hodge, I then watched her TedTalk, The Economics of Happiness
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4r06_F2FIKM&vl=en (June 2011, 18 minutes)
3. Culmination, very worthwhile: Helena Norberg-Hodge Full Interview – A Simpler Way: Crisis as Opportunity
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xl9DpwvRxOc (August 2015, an hour, 14 minutes.)
Two excerpts from #1, if you just want a sample. These do not take you to the level of thinking that is in #3, the Culmination:
a. economics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t4dY1NgRZxM. June 2014, under 2 minutes.
b. introduction (first 4 minutes of the film): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e_UT1ROfNiw, June 2011