I pay my salutations to the light of the lamp
which brings auspiciousness, health and prosperity.
The light which destroys inimical feelings,
to that I offer my salutations.

Artist In Residence: Mari Ishiwata
December 8th – 16th, 2018

Mari Ishiwata is a painter, performer, mother and founder of Yama Yama Art Center which is located deep in the mountains of Kyoto, Japan. Mari has a background in Sociology and Anthropology and has studied Spirituality of Japanese Contemporary society from Keio University, Japan (2002-2006) Know more…

Retreat Residency: Weaving Together, Nature and Garments
December 19th – 23rd, 2018

Ganga Maki Textile Studio is an oasis of calm, nestled in the thick of mango groves, just six kilometers from Dehradun’s airport. Here, the Japanese weaver Chiaki Maki who has been living and working in India for many years, has developed a sustainable textile workshop which produces remarkable, hand woven textiles for life. Know more…