Ganesha, the elephant headed God is probably the most widely worshipped Hindu god. This son of Lord Shiva and his consort Parvathi, is the god of beginnings, knowledge, wisdom, intellect, and the remover of obstacles.  Most pictures or statues of this popular god shows him either sitting or standing on a tiny mouse, or there…Read More

Project Dev-Rai

(By Jhankar Gadkari and Prabodh Sharma) Certain sacred areas in the Sahyadri forests in Maharashtra are known as Dev-Rai. [ Dev = God +  Rai = Forest , Dev-Rai …..A grove where divinity resides ] These sacred areas are protected, revered and worshipped by the local  tribals.   One may also find  temples of local…Read More

Miyawaki Urban Forest

Ever thought that a small piece of land in your society could be transformed into a thick dense forest. And No, you don’t have to wait for decades to see the results. You could grow a fully self sustainable dense forest in 3-4 years.  Miyawaki urban forest is the answer to growing environmental problems such…Read More