Ananda Marga School Sarabai, Himachal Pradesh, India

Reported by Didi Anandarama

This school in the District of Kullu (1300m) in the foothills of the Himalayas was started in the year 2000 by Acarya Pranavananda Av. It has classes up to class 10 with a total of 150 children. The new school is starting mid-April after two years online programme. The school has a good standard and there is a boarding facility for boys. The fresh air and good climate are ideal for living and learning, and they seem to keep the children and staff alert.

Dada Mahadevananda is the principal and believes in the ancient system of Gurukula education with the Neohumanist Education philosophy. He says he emphasizes three aspects – education, good health, and agriculture for local self-sufficiency and independence in basic needs.

Volunteers are welcome to teach English. They can be accommodated on the school premises and meals are provided. If someone would like to stay for a whole school year and be part of the school staff they may indicate this to the principal, Dada Mahadevananda, at +91 7018142374

Middle photo below is the 10th graders with the vice principal.