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Gandhian Retreat

A week-long experiment to replicate Gandhi's lifestyle through communal living and service work.

When: Sunday, Jan. 11, 2009, 6:30 a.m.

Where: La Casa de Maria, 800 El Bosque Rd., Montecito, CA

Cost: $300

Age limit: 12+

Categories: Special Events

Description:

A hands-on, intergenerational Gandhian Retreat will be held January 11-17.

The purpose of the retreat is to experiment with Gandhi's lifestyle for a week of communal living, contemplation, and energetic service work. The retreat will be led by a Gandhian social worker from India, co-founder of Gravis organization, who has spent over 20 years working with villages in the Thar Desert of Rajasthan in all facets of development including village councils, women's rights, and food and water sustainable practices.

This unique retreat will also feature reflections from Gandhi's writings on nonviolence, sustainability, and truth.

Sponsored by the Institute of World Culture, this Retreat is open to all. Please visit the web page for full details.

E-mail contacts Renee Tillotson renee@worldculture.org
or Sandhya Tillotson sandhya.tillotson@gmail.com for questions and to make reservations.

Phone: 805-966-3941

Event posted Dec. 15, 2008
Last updated Jan. 11, 2010

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