Browsing all posts from March, 2011.

Moved By Love – Newsletter: 2

March 22nd, 2011 | No Comments

Dear Friends, There’s been a lot of “Moved by Love” activity recently, so we thought we’d send out couple of quick updates. First, Yuka Saionji, a participant in our Ekatva retreat last June, was in Japan during the tragic earthquake and Tsunami.  Amidst all the stories of fear, she penned down some truly heart-warming stories of […]

Tyag Nu Tiffin

March 17th, 2011 | No Comments

Read this article online At the start of 2011, Raghu gave birth to one of his dreams. When he lived out on the streets, he often felt a strong sense of compassion for those who had absolutely no one to tend after them. Bit by bit, his circumstances changed and now, with a group of […]

‘Moved By Love’ Gatherings

March 12th, 2011 | 1 Comment

I always believed that we all have goodness within us and when we are in a safe environment, our best automatically reflects. We sometimes create a shell around ourselves, afraid of being hurt or taken advantage of. Last evening we had the opportunity to experience a similar space of goodness where a small group of […]

Nandini Mobile Van

March 10th, 2011 | No Comments

Lok Mitra literally translates to “friend of the people”. While think-tanks exist to encourage intellectual quotient (IQ), Lok Mitra is designed as an incubator for compassion quotient (CQ).  One of our six Lok Mitra fellows is Suresh Parmar — who rides a van from village to village while educating the masses, while living (sometimes with […]

Loving Leper Community

March 8th, 2011 | No Comments

Few days back I had the opportunity to visit a leper community to do a movie screening. I went with an idea to share stories but came back home with my heart moved by hearing their stories. I was invited by Christopher ( is now called krishna by the community people), who is literally staying there and […]