All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Sustainability’

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    Global Sustainability Meets Yoga and Meditation

    Global, high-tech, green, and sustainable – The Himalayan Institute demonstrates its commitment to the environment at the campus in Khajuraho, India. We are currently constructing a second retreat building. This new building, the existing building, and the shrine are powered with solar energy. Here’s how it works: There …

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    Yoga and Sustainability

    The Himalayan Institute Community is committed to sustainability and continues to seek out new ways to reduce our carbon footprint, reduce energy consumption and to enhance the environment. Here’s a glance at our latest eco-friendly efforts. Solar thermal panels installed at the Honesdale campus heat 60% of the …

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    Happy Earth Day!

    The Himalayan Institute is committed to sustainability as an expression of yoga in action. Read more about our commitment here. This commitment to sustainability stems from the understanding that we are interconnected with the natural world and caring for the environment really is in our best …

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    Growing Healing Herbs in Cameroon

    The Total Health Center at the Himalayan Institute Cameroon, focuses on treating diseases and health problems specific to the local population in Bui, Cameroon. This is a region in a country that is still developing, produces very little for domestic consumption, and imports almost everything. The irony …

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  • Sustainable Solar Thermal Energy

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    The Himalayan Institute is proud to announce the installation of the largest solar thermal hot water system in Wayne County, Pennsylvania. Last spring, the Himalayan Institute received a grant from the state of Pennsylvania for $51,000 to cover half the cost of a solar thermal …

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  • A Living Fence

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    On Wednesday we drove to Wvem village to collect erythrina tree cuttings from the Sharon Farmers Group.  Erythrinas are squat thorny trees with wide leaves. These trees will be used to grow a live fence around the perimeter of our Energy Farming campus. Boniface Litika …

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  • HI Community Center Update

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    Landscaping The Energy Farming team visited our land at Kishong village on Monday to further survey and demarcate the first structures of the future campus. They took soil samples for nutrient and chemical testing. Once the plots are properly fenced, about 600 pongamia and 15,000 …

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  • First Steps Toward Energy Farming Program

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    About 4 months ago, the HI Community Center launched a community tree plantation initiative, sponsored by Global Trees. These efforts are the first steps towards launching the Energy Farming program, starting with community outreach and sensitization. Our local team reached out to a number of …

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