Headspace: Mindfulness and Intentionality

Increasingly, I am opting out of the typical, American greeting which is some variety of: Hi, how are you?            Fine, thanks, and you? Doing fine, …

Space for Meditation

I have tried meditation before. Quite a few times, actually. I have also led meditations for a group and for a loved one. I often grow irritated with myself over …

My Road to the Gandhi Institute

I first visited the Gandhi Institute in June of 2015. I had no idea that in two short years I would become one of its employees.I was there with the …

Shanell from SYFI

With this being my second year as a SYFI (Summer Youth Facilitation Institute) member at the Gandhi Institute, I am excited and ready for everything this summer and the Gandhi …

Religion & Human Rights

Catholics. Jews. Mormons. Sikhs. Hindus. Muslims. All of these religions have faced documented discrimination here in the United States and I am both deeply saddened and angry to see the same …

GRIEF

Over a year ago, I stumbled upon Nora on Instagram and my goodness!–she is one heck of a lady who is equal parts brilliant, witty, deep, vulnerable, and compassionate. I …

What is a Help Zone?

by David Sanchez Origins For the past three years, staff from the Gandhi Institute have been collaborating with a group of Rochester City School District (RCSD) schools and staff in …

New Beginnings at the Gandhi Institute

A lot of questions might be popping in your head. Who am I? Why am I here? What do I hope to achieve by interning at the Gandhi Institute? What …