Tag Archives: Bangalore

GM Food is an attempt to think cellular: Awakening to Eco-justice

Bangalore August 28: Maitreya organized three day seminar on “Awakening to Eco justice and Eco spirituality: a pressing call for us today” for a group of Professionals, social workers and Sisters. The program was animated by three knowledgeable scholars, Dr. … Continue reading

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Jyoti Sahi: Garden of Creation

Indian Artist Jyoti Sahi of Inscape.com (The Art Ashram at the little village of Silvepura, North Bangalore) has been personally very interested in Adivasi traditions in India, and has been involved with thinking about Adivasi cultures for the last twenty … Continue reading

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Millets: India

Status of millets Spatial distribution of millets in India In India, eight millets species (Sorghum, Finger millet, Pearl millet, Foxtail millet, Barnyard millet, Proso millet, Kodo millet and Little millet) are commonly cultivated under rainfed conditions. In order to analyze … Continue reading

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The Universe Story – Maitreya Workshop

A two day workshop “The Universe Story: Re-centering Ourselves with a new Cosmology” was held at Maitreya Saturday and Sunday, 26-27 March. Meath Conlan, PhD and Orla Hazra, PhD joined with several dozen people to promote this re-centering called for … Continue reading

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Water Shortages by 2050

BILLION-PLUS PEOPLE TO LACK WATER IN 2050: STUDY AFP. March 29, 2011 WASHINGTON (AFP) – More than one billion urban residents will face serious water shortages by 2050 as climate change worsens effects of urbanization, with Indian cities among the … Continue reading

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Carbon Finance in India

How Carbon Finance is making a difference. Also, inviting applications for the atmosfair India Renewable Energy Innovation awards 14 Mar 2011 In the Kolar district in Karnataka, a slow but radical transformation is taking place. The villagers are altering their … Continue reading

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Program for Novices and Juniors, Bangalore

Program for Novices and Juniors – Bangalore, 8-14 April, 2011 We send you greetings from Maitreya Centre for Eco Justice and Eco Spirituality, not far from Meenakshi Temple on Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore. Maitreya has been established by the Sisters of … Continue reading

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Oorja Stove: Clean Energy Cook Ware

Oorja Stove: Cleaner Energy for a Greener Planet Try conjuring an image of an Indian village, sans its depiction in Priyadarshan movies. Chances are, you will think of green paddy fields, a bullock cart tottering along dusty pathways, womenfolk carrying … Continue reading

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Agastya Foundation: Land Restoration

Land Restoration Efforts at the Agastya Foundation in Kuppam   Dr Yellappa Reddy hosted a small party of guests from Maitreya this week at the Agastya Foundation’s remarkable field base near the Kolar Goldfields. Dr Reddy retired from the Karnataka … Continue reading

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Franciscan Spirituality & Environmental Justice

A large gathering of religious from Bangalore gathered today at Maitreya Centre for Eco-Justice and Eco-Spirituality for a rare opportunity to hear Fr Joe Rozansky – Director, Franciscan Office for Justice, Peace, and the Integrity of Creation (JPIC), in Rome. … Continue reading

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