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India Journal 2010 Part III: All Rise Together

I left Bija Vidyapeeth on Saturday, December 5th, but mentally and emotionally still am processing my experiences there. It was difficult transitioning from life on the campus and Navdanya’s conservation farm to the Delhi hotel room where I spent two nights surrounded by things I had not seen or thought about in 12 days Continue reading

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India Journal 2010 Part II – Finding Alternatives To Who We Are

Some months ago, a colleague of mine suggested I read the blog, “No Impact Man,” created by Colin Beavan. Beavan is a New Yorker, who in 2007 committed his small family to a year-long experiment in making a move toward eliminating in their daily living all adverse environmental impacts. Continue reading

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India Journal 2010 Part I – Stopping to Take a Closer Look at Who We Are

I remember some years back coming across the statement, “Stop the world, I want to get off.” In a sense, I feel that way at the moment. I definitely have left behind my “normal” world, and stepped into a small haven entirely at odds with much of what I encounter on a daily basis. Continue reading

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