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Hope & Promise: Gandhi 151 Dialogue - Interview with American Climate Organizer & Activist, Ania Wright

USA has just gone through a serious political crisis and it is not over as yet. While they may have a new Government as you read this today, the politics in recent weeks has left many across the world shocked. And yet, America inspires hope in several ways. In the middle of the worst pandemic in which 25 million Americans have been affected, several stories of neighbourhoods, people helping each other and generosity has come up. In the midst of a political crisis, the voices of sanity, of peace and non-violence has sprung up. In the middle of last year's major protests during the Black Lives Matter movement, several new ideas, questions, challenges were posed by the country and its citizens to itself and many have transpired into policies and initiatives and perhaps the most diverse colored government takes oath today as that country tries to eclipse the diverse power centres that visibly held sway for some years. It was in this context that I interviewed Ms. Ania Wright , an you

A Note as you plan the New Year 2021 - Heal the Planet, Heal the People...

Prof. Samdong Rinpoche has been one of the leading wise voices for the planet for a long time. It was a surprise to receive a note of New Year wishes from him that is timely and emphasizing the needs of the world currently.  Happy to share the same herewith.    Note: All emphasis in the text is mine and not part of his message. - Ram, 02/01/2020

JOIN HANDS - Reflecting on 2020 and Welcoming 2021: An Online event by Samanvaya

  Samanvaya Team wishes everyone a healthy, peaceful and powerful 2021. Let all honest, peaceful and ethical forces across the world gain strength and power this year and let the forces that weaken the planet, that reduce our being human and which contributes to distrust and divisiveness amongst people and animals be removed from the collective human conscience and action. The end of the year 7 hour long reflective online exercise was wonderful with a combination of insights, experience sharing and a great amount of warmth and honesty.  Here is the video for the same in case you have missed it.