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January 09: Pushkar / Sariska

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January 09: Pushkar / Sariska

Buffet breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast, the group will drive to Sariska in North Rajasthan via Volvo bus. Travel Time: 5-6 hours Upon our arrival at Tarun Bharat Sangh’s Campus Ashram, The Gandhi Legacy Tour of India delegation are warmly greeted by The Waterman of India, Dr. Rajendra Singh, his family and the community members he serves.  We are honored, introduced to each other, served some chai masala and learned more about the community, his background and projects, at the Tarun Bharat Sangh Campus he founded. A compelling story is told by Kasturi, one of the women in the Sariska community who now serves as a board member of Tarun Bharat Sangh’s...

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Previous India Tours Included Dehradun and Vandana Shiva

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Previous India Tours Included Dehradun and Vandana Shiva

Buffet breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast, embark on a full day visit to the Navdanya Farm (Dr. Vandana Shiva Center) See also: Video – Bill Moyers talks with Dr. Shiva Navdanya means “nine seads” (symbolizing protection of biological and cultural diversity) and also the “new gift” (for seed as commons, based on the right to save and share seeds. In today’s context of biological and ecological destruction, seed savers are the true givers of seed. This gift or “dana” of Navadhanyas (nine seeds) is the ultimate gift – it is a gift of life, of heritage and continuity. Conserving seed is conserving biodiversity, conserving knowledge of the seed and its...

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