where our passports merely claim Earth as our residence, human as our nationality and race; a world without religious, racial, gender or cultural separation; a world without political borders; a world where compassion towards and service to each other as brothers and sisters replace competitive hierarchies that have long since produced the current state of imbalance among us; where our access to connectivity positively evolves the relativity between us.
The Mission is Simple…
To blur the lines between local and global, by inspiring an evolution in consciousness, through multicultural exchange within spiritual, educational and creative endeavours, in the pursuit of transcending both geographical and cultural boundaries beyond merely seeing differences and towards acknowledging commonalities and oneness among ourselves, so we can stop considering others as competitors and start becoming collaborators in the world we share.
Grassroots Connectivity and Collaborations:
Bridging Local and Global. Bridging East and West. Bridging Rural and Urban. Bridging Simple Living with Modern Tech.
Offering Guidance and Consulting (assessment of needs - set up of new / improved systems - empowerment to manage on one’s own) on projects that may fall under either or all three interwoven themes:
Going beyond the “exotic other”, into the depths of understanding one another, to the point where our similarities overshadow our differences. An anti-colonial / anti-gentrification approach towards bridging: East and West, Rural and Urban, Living Simply in accordance with the
Holistic Curriculum Development towards the evolution of a truly mindful and collaborative society. The current state of any society is a direct reflection of its educational system. In order to substantially transform a society, first its system of education must
Media is like a two-way mirror, equally as an influential projection of the future as it is a reflective document of a society’s culture. Be Mindful… When viewed from outside, one society consuming the media of another’s, one can glean
I consider yoga a lifestyle, not a timed session, and thus my goals are not to become a rockstar teacher, but to continue to become more balanced (in my state of mind) in all situations and ultimately learn to take
I started sadhana (meditation) as a child, however I don’t remember who taught me (makes me believe in re-incarnation, carrying previous life’s knowledge with you onward to the next), but I used to come out of my body often and
I stumbled upon this amazing place back in March 2011, by way of introduction by Jaya and Raja (former teachers at Ashram Paryavaran Vidyalaya) and being sent there by Anand Ji (visionary at Ashram Paryavaran Vidyalaya). He had sent me
Ashram Paryavaran Vidyalaya (Ashram Environmental School) is a model school and teacher training center dedicated to providing a holistic, mindful and inclusive educational experience for children in the surrounding villages of Anjanisain (Near Devprayag) in Pauri District, Garhwal region of
The thing about volunteering for a living, is that these Capitalistic concepts of "time is money," "service is money" don't count any more.... That is not to say I don't require money. I just recognize the possibilities that the money I receive does not necessarily have to come from the people or organization for which I volunteered my services; it could come from you, reading about me, appreciating what I do, and offering a donation in the form of dakshina.
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relativelyLocal is not a registered organization, but merely a concept on which this vision is based…