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Story - issue #4

Finding God in Nature

Interview by Abhiroop Sen
Photography by Ranjith Puliyath

Rajender Kumar Bishnoi lives in Dubai, a long way from Ladana, the village in Rajasthan where he grew up. But wherever in the world he goes, he takes the spirit of the Bishnoi community, and the teachings of Shree Guru Jambeshwar, with him.

Rajender tending a young khejri tree.

From seeds to saplings to trees, Dubai’s green man has grown vegetables and fruits, and even a few cotton trees in his office pop-up garden. He’s engaged thousands of people with his community workshops and social media posts.

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