"When a Chinese truck company wanted to open a factory in India, its president looked at sites that had a mountain in back and a river in front — auspicious locations in the practice of feng shui. The company found what seemed like the ideal spot, securing 250 acres of farmland in Shinde, a western Indian village. But the mountain is sacred to many Hindus. For at least 2,000 years, the cliffside caves have been home to generations of monks. The culture clash was immediate. "In today's life, spirituality and science are both important, and neither should deny the other," said Kailash Nemade, left, a monk. "But this factory should not come here, because it will ruin the spirituality of the mountain." The photographer @lokeatul took this picture while on #nytassignment." By nytimes on Instagram.
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