Monthly Archives: April 2010

Building a Demonstration Farm

Over the past month, Himalayan Institute Mexico’s plot of land has been transformed into an inviting and effective demonstration farm. After Arturo, a civil engineer from the Jonotla City Council, donated his time to create a design for the land, a team led by two brothers, Humberto and Manuel Arriaga, immediately began putting the infrastructure [...]

April 27th, 2010|Mexico|

Worm Composting with Everyday Materials

Himalayan Institute Mexico’s project in Jonotla focuses on teaching sustainable, organic agriculture techniques. Many farmers in Jonotla and around the world depend on chemical fertilizers and pesticides in order to maintain high crop yields. However, in the long run, these chemicals rob the land of its vitality, which makes the farmers all the more dependent [...]

April 13th, 2010|Mexico|

Acclaimed Indian Film Star Rajinikanth Welcomes Yoga+ Magazine India Edition

Indian film star Rajinikanth has given his warm support to the new Yoga+ magazine India Edition. He joined Pandit Rajmani Tigunait at an event in Chennai to officially unveil the inaugural issue of the magazine. Known throughout India as the “Superstar” of Tamil cinema, Rajinikanth could be considered the ‘George Clooney of India,’ and has [...]

April 6th, 2010|India|

A Community Center for HI Mexico

The month of March has been a momentous time for the Himalayan Institute Mexico. Through the hard work of many hands, the new HIM Community Center has been renovated into a functional building that will serve as an HIM office, herb processing station, classroom, and more. Workers systematically remodeled and restored the house, from the [...]

April 1st, 2010|Mexico|