This beautiful article written by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, appeared in the Hindustan Times: http://www.hindustantimes.com/news/181_1930245,00120001.htm. Key points in the article with my notes:Every morning the Puja in Tirupati temple is first offered by the Scheduled Caste Banjara communityDalits have to assert their rights rather than turning their back on Hinduism; It isn't solving anything otherwiseDalits … Continue reading A time to heal
The domestic help at my mother's home, and somewhat of a younger brother to me, Puran Chand Swain, went home to his village near Puri in Orrisa in December 2006. The state of the government run school was as pathetic as ever. Puran explored the idea of running a school with one of his friends, … Continue reading School near Puri, Orrisa
On 31 October, 2006, we started another school for the underprivileged children in Nehru Place - right outside the office of our funding software services company - Srijan Technologies. Pics coming up soon.
We financially support a non-formal school for underprivileged children at Vasant Kunj, which is run by several volunteers from the upmarket residential colony, under the untiring and highly committed efforts and leadership of Col. (Retd.) Ramakrishna. In the running of the school, Mr. Prasad, a retired Railways officer, is no less motivated than Col. Rama. … Continue reading The school at Vasant Kunj, New Delhi
Srijan Foundation Trust is a registered non-profit under the _________________. The objective of the foundation is to revitalize the Indian Civilization. This large objective must be achieved via several: Freeing Hindu Temples from Govt Control. Doing this would make available thousands of crores annually, for charitable activities run by temples, in each state across India … Continue reading About