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Who Are We?

We are a mindful community nestled in the Indian Himalayas, in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. We live, meditate, farm, trek, make music and run a school together.
APV School is a model school and teacher training center dedicated to providing a holistic, mindful and inclusive educational experience to the children of Uttarakhand.
Watch this short video introducation to APV School and its sister organization, Simply Himalaya. Video generously made by: Christopher Witschy, 2014-15 AIF Clinton Fellow

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Mumbai Trip 2017!!!

Published on February 26, 2017, by in featured.

Interview with Anandji, Part 5- Link Syllabus

Published on February 28, 2016, by in featured.

  Maybe we could begin with the origins of the link syllabus.   Long, long ago, before APV started, I was reading J Krishnamurti somewhere, and he was talking to teachers and suggesting that, along with the subjects they had to teach, if they could introduce Krishnamurti’s teachings also, that would serve a purpose, because the purpose of education for him was enlightenment, in the deepest sense. And then I began to think: are there two kinds of knowledge, then?

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Interview with Anandji, Part 4

Published on February 28, 2016, by in featured.

  APV is a school that takes its cue from, proceeds from, the teachers in terms of establishing a community with the students in which the work of APV is made possible. Maybe you could start by describing the ideal make-up of a teacher for a place like APV.   I think the role of education should be this inner journey, evolution, and that is common to all human beings- teachers as well as students. So a teacher on this

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