Reforestation

For the past two weeks, Giulia and I have been living and working in a unique community called Sadhana Forest (http://sadhanaforest.org/). Started by an Israeli couple eight years ago, its mission is to reforest 70 acres of severely eroded land. It now attracts over...

Vote Eggplant!

Indians pride themselves on having the largest democracy in the world. Of course, that all depends on your definition of “democracy.” Fraud, intimidation, bribery, and vote-rigging are all widespread here; many villagers show up to the polls only to find...
Digging Deeper

Digging Deeper

¨The divine working is not the working which the egositic mind desires or approves; for it uses error in order to arrive at truth, suffering in order to arrive at bliss, imperfection in order to arrive at perfection. The ego cannot see where it is being led; it...

Where There Are Ants, Watch Out!

Friends- This is my first post from India, which covers some ground from a few weeks ago. We should be up to date by next Saturday (the time I’ll post) when I’ll describe what it’s like to be here in Auroville. Enjoy! “A good traveler has no...