Dada Rasabuddhananda, pictured here with his yoga students, is doing some research on therapeutic benefits of different asanas.
Ulan Bator, Mongolia
Didi Ananda Kalika and Didi Sudeshana at the Ananda Marga Lotus Childrens Home in Mongolia are now caring for over 180 children with 50 people on the staff. During the past summer, over 1,000 visitors came to tour the project, including representatives of the Himalayan Foundation. The website for the Lotus Childrens Home ishttp://www.lotuschild.org/.
The primary school is now educating children from kindergarten through to fifth grade. Thirty five children are in the kindergarten program and sixty are in the primary school. The staff now has thirteen teachers. In September, the school was awarded the City Educational Bureau Medal of Excellence. On his recent visit to Ulan Bator, Australian’s Foreign Minister, Alexander Downer met Didi Ananda Kalika, a former Australian. He was very impressed with her project to which he donated $10,000.