Anubhuti2The Anubhuti retreat centre, in Novato, California, USA has done much work in achieving sustainability:  

They have at these in place currently:

  • Composting of food scraps and landscape clippings
  • Recycling
  • Solar water
  • Solar electricity power
  • Water conservation
  • Wood stove heat in some areas
  • Organic food purchased when feasible
  • Vegetable garden and fruit orchard
  • Drip irrigation
  • Rainfall holding tank for irrigation water

LovefortehearthThis beautiful book was created in wood for the Meditation Lounge at the Peace in the Park festival held at Global Retreat Centre, Oxford, UK. It has been made available here as an ebook.

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Screen Shot 2017 04 18 at 13.54.59This article describes the experience of Brahma Kumaris in using solar power generation and the new India One solar power plant at Shantivan, Rajastan.

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IndiaOne2017

This newsletter is to celebrate the culmination of many years' of work leading to the new solar power plant, India One, going on-line.  It is now producing power for the Shantivan complex, day and night.  The plant was especially referred to by the Indian Prime Minister Navendra Modi in his speech to the Brahma Kumaris 80th year celebrations.

 

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rsz 1img 3140 1 New Delhi :  BK Jaisimha from Solar Dept. Mt. Abu, BK Raghu, BK Savitha and BK Fatima met Shri Piyush Goyal, Hon'ble Minister of State for New & Renewable energy, Mines, Power and Coal, Govt. of India and explained to him about our Solar project (India One) and invited him to Madhuban.   (click to enlarge image)

GREEN THOUGHT FOR TODAY

Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them.