Satish Kumar is the guiding spirit behind a number of ecological, spiritual and educational ventures in Britain and is a teacher of reverential ecology, holistic education and voluntary simplicity. When he was nine years old, he renounced the world and joined the wandering brotherhood of Jain monks. As a young man he undertook an 8,000 mile peace pilgrimage, walking from India to America without money. He is Visiting Fellow at Schumacher College, a residential international centre for the study of ecological and spiritual values, the Editor of Resurgence magazine, and founder of the Small School in Hartland, a pioneering secondary school which brings into its curriculum ecological and spiritual values. He is author of No Destination (1978), You Are, Therefore I Am – A Declaration of Dependence (2002), and The Buddha and the Terrorist (2004).
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Friday 25 – Sunday 27 September 2009