Peace Education Begins with Teacher Sensitization

By Chintan Girish Modi (This article first appeared in the April-June 2018 issue of iMPACT, a magazine published by the Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation. It was written on behalf of Prajnya’s Education for Peace Initiative.) Have you noticed that education is widely believed to be an uncontested indicator of development, whether … More Peace Education Begins with Teacher Sensitization

PeaceVerse: Five things about peace they don’t tell you #worldpoetryday

Five things about peace they don’t tell you: One : Peace is like unwrapping a gift stuffed with layers of empty boxes on after the other for you to find a single bar of dairy milk in the last one, you ask me why so many boxes, I tell you peace is not a day’s … More PeaceVerse: Five things about peace they don’t tell you #worldpoetryday

PeaceVerse: The upraised hand #worldpoetryday

The upraised hand Anger. . . f/s/lashes Of hurt and rage Hurt bodies and minds; The burning mind, Thoughts flashing, searing, The disturbed mind; Day in and day out, Waves pound the sandbar, Compounding particles; How to turn the raging sea Into a calm pond? The hand raised In the abhaya gesture, Signifying Peace, fear … More PeaceVerse: The upraised hand #worldpoetryday