Himalayan communities

This ‘haibun’ poem, Sentinels, was published recently in INNSAEI journal in its December 2020 issue. It’s about the hills; the magical appearance…
Great news! The Majkhali village homestay mothers’ group, the Jagrati Swayam Sahayta Group, has won the ICIMOD Mountain Prize 2020. (www.icimod.org/mountainprize) This…
Here is the poem, Freedom Beats by Neera Kashyap. It was published last week in a poetry anthology called Freedom Raga. Freedom…
Summer home is based on the traditional Japanese Tanka structure of of 5/7/5/7/7 syllables per verse. It was first published in Mountain…
Nanda Devi is loosely based on the traditional Japanese Tanka structure of 5/7/5/7/7 syllables per verse. It was first published in the…
45 years ago, in 1970’s, there was a non-violent grassroots protest movement aimed at the protection and conservation of biodiversity of trees…
Anna first visited India from the United States four years ago, as part of a 2 week cultural immersion during the NOLS…
Pick up trash people! Many thanks go out to everyone over the last year who has made so much effort in getting…
How did river Ganga come to be? Mythology says that there was a noble King who requested that Ganga descend from heaven…
This week Ajay Rastogi, founder of the Foundation for the Contemplation of nature, is off to work on a biocultural heritage exchange…