21-05-2016 05:00 PM
Aastha Dogra | My Indain Dream      77
Brian Jenkins, founder-principal of Sholai CLOAAT, Kodaikanal, is a unique individual. He grew up in UK, worked as a school teacher in Kenya, studied Social Anthropology at Sussex University, practiced Buddhist meditation at Bodh Gaya in India and worked at the J Krishnamurti Educational Centre, Brockwood Park, UK for fourteen long years!
As a young man, he often wondered why there was so much disparity between rich and poor. When he grew up, he was greatly moved by the teachings and philosophy of J Krishnamurti. His experiences in life, studies and ideals led him to become an educator. In an exclusive interview with My Indian Dream, the intellectual Mr. Brian Jenkins, shares his views on education, his school and the problem of food wastage in India. Here are a few excerpts from the interview: