Archive for sjpd-india

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Eid Mubarak and greetings from India!

Eid Mubarak everyone, my name is Kirk Bjella and I go to Concordia College and it is my turn to relate to you what exactly we are up to over here in India. Eid Mubarak is the greeting that we used as a group on Monday to celebrate Eid (so yes I do realize that […]

Monsoon, Monsoon, Go Away, Come Again Another Day

Hello all! This is Catherine Keith (a sophomore) writing on behalf of our group. This week was definitely packed. I don’t even know where to begin! On Sunday night, we left beautiful Visthar for the train station in Bangalore. We hopped onto an authentic Indian sleeper train and prepared for 10 hours of slumbering heaven–or […]

Week 2

This week we started each day with a yoga session with Dr. S.K.  He taught us stretches we did before each session and we also learned about the health benefits of breath (or energy) control, the yogic poses, and relaxation.  It all proved, for me, to be a great way to start out the day […]

Namaskara Everyone! (namaskara means hello! in Kannada)

Hello Friends and Family! This is Benjamin Batz writing on behalf of the Social Justice, Peace, and Development group this semester in BANGALORE, INDIA!!  It has been quite an incredible week.  We arrived at Visthar, the NGO that is hosting us and providing our course work, lots of fun and kindness.  I’m telling you, you […]