Thomas Barefoot, Michael Hemmelgarn and Rishiram Prashad were all active supporters of Ananda Marga Gurukula. On behalf of the global Gurukula family, we offer our heartfelt condolences to their families. Their devotion and commitment to the cause of Gurukula will always remain an inspiration to all of us.
Thomas Barefoot was instrumental in starting the Electronic Edition, a compilation of all of P. R. Sarkar’s books printed in English, and the P.R. Sarkar Archives. He was pivotal in making the archival materials available for Baba’s Centenary celebration. He was also one of the founders of PRSI – P.R. Sarkar Institute.
Michael Hemmelgarn provided consistent and invaluable staff support to the AMGK global liaison office for over twenty years.
Rishi Prasad was one of the founders of NERI – Neohumanist Education Resource Institute, affiliated to AMGK.