India'S ARCHIVE

  • To the Inner Child Foresters in All of Us: Yesterday, a group of 15 children from Nandanam School came to visit Sadhana Forest. The students who are between the ages of 4 to 6 years old joined our second work circle and spent the rest of the morning learning and enjoying our community. Our long-term […]

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  • Shout out to Sadhana Forest Worldwide! This morning, led by our Forest Coordinator Reza, Sadhana Forest volunteers and a wonderful group of children from the Aikiyam School planted several trees of the Tropical Dry Evergreen Forest ! A lot of love and care went into giving the young saplings a strong start in our forest […]

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  • Hello there Sadhana World!! This week has seen three enjoyable evenings of sunset seed planting sessions, lead by our dedicated garden team, Stephanie, Tom and Tobin.  As part of our expansion plans for the community garden, the seed planting has so far included Capsicum, Brinjal/Eggplant, Red Basil, Lettuce (Ice Queen), Coriander, Celery, Okra /Lady Finger […]

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  • Happy Diwali Everyone!!! Last night at Sadhana Forest we began the Diwali festival celebrations with a spectacular high energy drumming performance, lead by our local friend Murali and his band from Pondy. Diwali, meaning ‘festival of light’ or Dīpāvali (Sanskrit: a row of lamps) is the most colourful  Indian festival and is celebrated on the […]

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  • Vanakkam Sadhana Cyber Foresters!! We hope you are all well and happy!!! Today at the Forest we welcomed a group of children from Deepam school, where they were given an introduction to the forest. After giving a brief introduction about themselves and their school, our young guests joined the other volunteers for lunch in the […]

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  • Happy Monday to all you Forest Fairies!!!! We hope you had a great weekend wherever you are in the world!! This weekend Sadhana Forest welcomed another team of Aurovilian school children to the forest, where they were introduced to tree planting and water conservation by our lovely Forest Coordinator, Reza!!! In all, 10 children travelled […]

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  • Vanakam Forest Folk!!! Wednesday evening saw the return of food theme night, yaaay!!! Sadhana Forest had the pleasure of devouring some Mediterranean delights, prepared by our long term volunteer/kitchen coordinator Sebastian and volunteer chef, Zack from the US!!! The Greek vegan platter included tasty tsatsiki expertly made using tofu instead of yogurt, accompanied by roasted […]

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  • Vanakam Sadhana World !!! The lovely Stephanie Garvin has graciously provided us with a blog post regarding the past week’s happenings in the Sadhana Forest garden: Over the past week, we have made astounding progress in the garden, thanks to the hard work and interest of our dedicated volunteers. The levels of energy present in […]

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  • HAPPY BIRTHDAY AVIRAM !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WE LOVE YOU DEARLY!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • Over the last week we organized three group visits to Pebble Garden, home to our dedicated Aurovilian neigbors Deepika and Bernard. Their seven acres of  reforested land and organic farming methods are of high interest to Sadhana Forest, as they have been  planting, growing, and experimenting on the same severely eroded land for almost 15 […]

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