India'S ARCHIVE

  • Come and join us for Sadhana Forest 9th Birthday Celebrations!!! Sadhana Forest, Sunday, December 23rd Come join us for a full day of fun, food and some amazing environmental movies to celebrate the 9th birthday of Sadhana Forest! There will be workshops, vegan organic food, live music (feel free to bring your own instruments to […]

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  • We are happy to share this version of the video Sadhana Forest – Greening the Planet from the Grassroots with French subtitles with you, I mean Nous sommes content de presenter cette video avec des sous-titres français (???):  

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  • We are so proud to pronounce the Love Bund finished.   Named after the heart shaped hole dug to obtain the soil, it has taken well over a month and a half to be stomped, packed and patted into perfection. Hours of laughter and sweat have been spent, with our friends Mumpty and Crowbar, in […]

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  • Monday morning, during breakfast, is the time when our Sadhana volunteers offer and request workshops. We’ve seen it all; from designing beautiful, etherial dreamcatchers to giving percussion lessons, from henna tattoos to discovering the hidden secrets of the forest. Every week is packed with creativity! Two such workshops lately have been facepainting and intercultural communication. […]

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  • The entire course was invited to a beautiful and inspiring farm, the home of Ananda and his family located in Thiruvannammalai, a local city about 110kms away. Spending 4 days there the course excitingly built a composting toilet, created a raised bed area for future vegetable garden and also took on a few maintenance progress […]

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  • A large group of children and their teachers came all the way from Chennai this Friday to visit Sadhana Forest! They were extremely enthusiastic and hard working and loved being a part of the scene here. Some children joined moving piles of branches, still left from the cyclone! Others joined in the kitchen and the […]

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  • A market was held in Auroville to celebrate Earth Day. Sadhana Forest came with our chefs and some creative hands to share some of our joys and talents. Our chefs prepared some snacks to give out in the market. Sheela’s Special Laddus (ball-shaped Indian sweet) made mainly from various local organic flours and jaggery (palm […]

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  • One beautiful contribution came after the cyclone, at the beginning of the year from a volunteer named Claudius. His wish was to fund and build a Yurt and share his knowledge of the subject with anyone here interested to learn. Construction began shortly and a team of volunteers rushed to finish the Yurt in the […]

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  • Now that we’ve begun to see real recovery of our structures after the cyclone, it’s time to share the joy with our friends and well-wishers across the globe! Volunteers have moved into recently finished structures which have been redesigned to better withstand storms such as the cyclone. The newest models are much more stable and robust; shorter […]

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  • Dear potential volunteers, As usual, we are happily accepting volunteers in India!!! This is a very happy and active time in Sadhana Forest! Our big dormitories are fine, they have not been damaged in the cyclone! Hoping to see you soon! Warmly, Yorit and Aviram

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May the forest be with you.