On June 30, we went on a trek to Bahadurgad, on the bank of the River Bhima, in Pedgaon near Daund, Pune, for the monthly trek. The place is known by several names such as Bhadhurgad, Pedgaon cha killa and Dharmaveer gad. We were visiting the place for the first time.
Our Friends visited the temples built in the 14th century by the ancestors of Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.
After reaching the fort, we enjoyed s tasty lunch prepared by the local villagers.
On June 29, an orientation program on snakes was organized at Navkshitij, Marunji, by a group of volunteers from the Wild Animals and Snakes Protection Society, Marunji.
The programme began with a warm welcome by our Friends and staff members, in the presence of Navkshitij Trustee Mrs. Vasudha Divekar. Then Mr. Ganesh Bhumkar presented an informative slide show on snakes.
Though Navkshitij Friends are doing yoga every day, today's yoga session was very special. To mark the International Yoga Day, Yoga Trainers Ms. Suhasini Ozarde and Nayana Kanchan
Navkshitij and Sadhana Village, Pune, jointly organized a seven-day Residential Training Workshop for caregivers from other organizations working for mentally challenged friends. This is the 6th edition of the training program.