Fireflies Intercultural centre – Bangalore – Inde
The Fireflies Intercultural Centre holds regular workshops round the year on themes such as ‘Religions and Ecology’, ‘Conflict-Resolution amidst Inter-religious Conflict’, ‘Water Conservation’, ‘Organic Farming’, ‘The Empowerment of Women in Poor Communities’, ‘Creative Literature and Personal/Social Meaning’, ‘Yoga’, and ‘Spirituality for Our Times.’ The workshops bring together teachers, students, social workers, women, intellectuals, writers and businesspeople. In addition to discussions, participants also have the option to commune with nature, meditate, read poetry and explore personal and social journeys.
It has also organized international workshops dealing with development themes in Thailand, Philippines, Nepal, Japan, Australia and other countries. The first international planning meeting of the World Social Forum in India in the year 2001 was held at this centre. The meeting was convened by Mr. Siddhartha, Executive Trustee of Pipal Tree.
At Fireflies Intercultural Centre, members have opportunities to study and take action on local environmental issues, to empower women and organic farmers, to promote peace among communities in conflict, to tend to trees and gardens, to help in the conservation of our fast-depleting water resources, and to welcome a steady stream of local and international visitors. Many also engage in personal reading and writing as well as in deepening their practice of yoga, meditation and chanting.
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