Champion of Peace: Preah Maha Ghosananda

Preah Maha Ghosananda: The Buddha of the Battlefields More than 10 lakh kilometres walked. And more than 20,000 villagers touched by the message of peace. That is Preah Maha Ghosananda’s legacy. Add to that the fact that Ghosananda’s entire family, including his 16 siblings, was wiped out during the Khmer Rouge regime, and his message … More Champion of Peace: Preah Maha Ghosananda

Dadri as a teaching moment: What would you do in class?

Last week, a man was lynched to death because rumours had it he had eaten beef. The police did not investigate who had attached him but whether it was indeed beef he ate. Outraged commentary has followed as well as soul-searching on the direction India is taking. Having just blogged about teaching moments … More Dadri as a teaching moment: What would you do in class?

Just breathe

Peace is really an interior journey, and many, many peace workers have always known this. Here comes a video featuring children that illustrates very simply and powerfully how you can transform a moment of intense emotion and move on. Adults rarely do this, do they? They indulge the emotion, let it fester, let it bleed. … More Just breathe

Vacancy: Programme Assistant position

PLEASE CIRCULATE! Opening at Prajnya: Programme Assistant, Education for Peace Initiative The Prajnya Trust is looking to appoint a Programme Assistant for its Education for Peace Initiative.  This is a Chennai-based, part-time (20 hours a week), short-term (4 month) position with research and logistical responsibilities. The tenure of the position is from April to July … More Vacancy: Programme Assistant position