Why buy tree saplings from State forest Department Nurseries

UP forest dept nursery indiranagar sec 18, lucknow

For an Art of Living, ‘Volunteer For A Better India’, tree plantation activity in the monsoons this year, we went looking at nurseries, and found UP Forest Department’s Nursery at Sector 18, Indiranagar in Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh, India) to be the

25 October, 2014 | Views: 15544

Why is Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati River Sangam important

yamuna ganga saraswati prayag

The three rivers Ganga, Saraswati and Yamuna symbolise Knowledge, Dispassion and Devotion, respectively. Sangam at Prayag is their meeting point. Seekers have travelled to this place for millennia. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar refers to the Kumbh mela as,

23 October, 2014 | Views: 57887


Chandrabhooshan Tewari

Chandrabhushan tewari

Dressed in khadi kurta pyjama, and a canvas bag over his shoulders, Acharya Chandra Bhushan Tiwari is following his life’s mission of nurturing plants and children, the future of the earth.

28 September, 2014 | Views: 5854

Vrindavan Krishna Bhajan, Tum Ho Nandlal Janam Ke Kapati

radha raman

तुम हो नंदलाल जनम के कपटी औरों की गागर नित उठ भरते, मेरी मटकी मझधार में पटकी

27 September, 2014 | Views: 14981

Garden herbs of India, Day 2, Peet Bhringraj for healthy liver

bhringaraj (2)

My grandmother plucked some leaves from the undergrowth near the garden tap, with great care. She was happy to have found the remedy for her stomachache. It was the Bhangra plant or creeper, or Bhringaraj as it is better known in Ayurvedic medicine.

20 March, 2014 | Views: 26215

Garden herbs of India, Day 1, Chaangeri herb for Vitamin C deficiency

Chaangeri Ayurvedic herb home medicine

To my delight most of the vegetation was a challenge even for our gardeners. I went around tasting every leaf, flower and fruit that came my way. Chaangeri or Indian Sorrel was thus discovered. I called it Khatti Patti, going by the deliciously

21 March, 2014 | Views: 9863



How to grow Poinsettias for Christmas in North India