The movement is focused on fighting racism, casteism and Islamophobia and promoting LGBTQ rights.
I met Kamala and Gopal a few months ago at their home in Shiwpur, a village some two hours from Varanasi. I was part of a
At the beginning of the great Hindu epic, The Ramayana, the sage Valmiki takes an early morning walk with a student in a beautiful forest, by a river. Valmiki is ecstatic about the beauty and peace of the place, and praises the pure water for being like a good man's heart.
There are lots of days when I think running to a mountain cave and meditating all day is where I want to be, never to return to "civilization."