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  The Family Behind EKATVA

Ekatva has been such an organic journey. Each day for the past few years, a family of 7 Staff Members from Gandhi Ashram-based NGO, Manav Sadhna, have made the EKATVA pilgrimage a reality for our 16 children. ¬†Whether supporting and managing the children’s health, education, emotional ups and downs, family relations and problems, and as important, the full creative production of the EKATVA show, the Manav Sadhna Staff and EKATVA Family members have been behind each day, each inter... read full story

Posted by Nimesh on Feb 12, 2012 | permalink

  Ekatva Curtain Raiser

Pictures: Rahul Pardasani After a long anticipated wait, finally on 2nd October, Ekatva Team performed it’s first magnificent show in Natrani Theater, Ahmedabad. Ekatva has been a journey of 16 slum children who have been preparing for a dance and dram show on love, peace and oneness. Here’s few moments captured through pictures of the first show. For more info pls visit www.ekatva.org... read full story

Posted by Nimesh on Oct 5, 2011 | permalink

  Ekatva (Oneness) Tour

To spread the message of love, peace and compassion, sixteen children from some of the largest slums of Ahmedabad, Gujarat were selected. Through a nine month audition process they are being trained and developed, by two mentors from Manav Sadhna and teachers from Darpana Academy, to perform a 90-minute dance-drama production sharing Gandhiji's message of "Oneness". After one year of training and development, the children will tour the show across India, the US, and the UK. More about ... read full story

Posted by Nimesh on Aug 20, 2011 | permalink

  Life is Like a Box of Chocolates

Two days ago, I came home to find two beautiful gifts in my laptop bag. No letter, no name, just two beautiful, anonymous gifts: A stack of ornamentally decorated Buddha cards and an amazing hand-crafted, artsy journal book. The next morning, my friend walks in my room and compliments the two items on the side of my desk. "They're yours!" I hand the gifts to him, and before he has a chance to fight back, I shove him out of my apartment and lock the door. So much for Ahimsa. Later that night, ... read full story

Posted by Nimesh on Feb 16, 2011 | permalink