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Satish Kumar

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If you can kill animals, the same attitude can kill human beings. The mentality is the same which exploits nature and which creates wars.

— Satish Kumar

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I and a friend of mine called Mannon talked together, and we both decided to walk this journey.

— Satish Kumar

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If we remove ourselves from the world, we are pretending that we can follow our own individual enlightenment and let the rest of the world go to hell, so to speak.

— Satish Kumar

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I grew with it, and I used to go to see the monks, who had no possessions, even more extreme than my mother.

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I was pursuing the inner path at the expense of the rest of my being and the rest of the world.

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It became extremely important that we go and see the four heads of the governments, and the message was delivered, with the tea packets, to all these heads.

— Satish Kumar

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Kennedy had been assassinated a month or so before. So we walked to the grave of John Kennedy and ended our walking symbolically at the Arlington National Cemetery.

— Satish Kumar

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Monks will have three begging bowls for their food: one for water, one for liquid food, one for dry food.

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So, at the age of nine, I became a monk, and from then on I was there practicing that kind of nonviolence.

— Satish Kumar

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That was my childhood. I grew up with the monks, studying Sanskrit and meditating for hours in the morning and hours in the evening, and going once a day to beg for food.

— Satish Kumar

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This further inspired their journey and became in part the reason for it. After explaining what they were doing one of the women gave them four tea bags one to be delivered to each of the leaders of the four nuclear powers and to also deliver a message “when you think you need to press the button stop for a minute and have a fresh cup of tea”. He lives a simple life in Hartland Devon with his partner June Mitchell and son Mukti Kumar Mitchell.

Now living in England Kumar is founder and Director of Programmes of the Schumacher College international centre for ecological studies and of The Small School. August 9 1936) is an Indian activist and editor. He insists that reverence for nature should be at the heart of every political and social debate.

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