Yearly Archive for: ‘2011’

  • Meet the HI India Outreach Office

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    While the spiritual home of Himalayan Institute India is in Allahabad and a new meditation center is under construction in Khajuraho, the business and outreach efforts of HI India are located in Noida. To better serve all of India, the administrative offices were recently relocated …

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  • Eco-Service Excursion to Mexico a success

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    Yoga in Action is the mission of the Himalayan Institute’s humanitarian projects and taking action is exactly what this group of 22 is all about! On June 10, the Eco-Service Excursion to Mexico, lead by Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, commenced as guests arrived in Puebla. The …

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  • Planting the Honesdale Demonstration Garden

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    The Humanitarian Demonstration Garden, also known as the Herb Garden, is back in full swing. A brief tour in the fall introduced the garden in its resting state. Now the garden is awake and abuzz with activity! From the moment the spring rains ended, garden …

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  • Khajuraho Development Update

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    Work on the new Himalayan Institute campus in Khajuraho, India began in mid-April and already a great deal of progress has been made. The pictures and captions below show some of the latest developments: [slideshow] Join us in Khajuraho and Allahabad for the Kumbha Mela! Celebrated …

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  • Clean Water for Takui, Cameroon

    As part of its ongoing work to support the health of the region, the Himalayan Institute Cameroon in partnership with the Honesdale Rotary has started construction on a water catchment system in the village of Takui in Northwest Cameroon. The installation will harvest water that …

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  • Measuring the Impact of a Library

    The full impact of the Kumbo Public Library is hard to convey. The fact that approximately 100 people, and oftentimes more, visit each day may serve to paint a small picture of how well loved and used this community resource is. That teachers from area …

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  • Spring Cleaning

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    Spring marks the time of year when we set aside a moment for cleaning our homes, improving our surroundings, and renewing our environments. Last Saturday, a team of Himalayan Institute residents did their part during the annual adopt-a-highway clean up along a 2-mile stretch of …

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  • Agriculture seminar in Kishong

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    On April 26 Lilian Gupie, Energy Farming Program Leader, taught a free 3-hour long seminar at the Energy Farming campus in Kishong village. 39 people attended, including students and local farmers. The seminar, titled “An Introduction to Organic Agriculture,” sought to raise awareness about the …

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  • Plant a tree for Arbor Day

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    More than a tree Plant a pongamia tree and help regenerate depleted soil, slow climate change and provide a renewable source of income for Tibetan refugees. It is an American tradition each spring for schoolchildren to come home with a small pine or maple sapling …

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  • Volunteer in Mexico!

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    Spend a month in Jonotla, Mexico volunteering at the Himalayan Institute’s community center while learning about sustainable agriculture. The Sustainable Farming Apprenticeship includes hands-on labor on the HI demonstration farm, such as terrace building, advanced composting, companion planting, and water management systems. Your work will provide …

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