Dr. R.K. Pathak reports from India:
The four day training on various aspects of Homa Jaivik Krishi (Homa Organic Farming) was organized at Manas Rural Development Farm at Sajiwali, Thane, Maharashtra, India by Manas Rural Development Institute from 10th to 13th November, 2010. All the participants were from India, except one from Malaysia.
During the four-day training program, different aspects of Homa Jaivik Krishi were explained by Prof. R.K. Pathak and Dr. Kshirsagar. The training included daily performance of morning & evening Agnihotra, practice of mantras related to Homa Organic Farming, visit to the Homa Jaivik Farm of MANAS and arrangement of various production units.
Emphasis was put on the practical preparation of bio enhancers and their use in agriculture i.e. seed treatment, arrangement of rows before seed sowing, preparation of Agnihotra enriched water solution, Biosol etc. Every evening after the Mantra class, video clips, prepared by Manas Rural Development Institute and Five Fold Path Mission, were shown. All the participants left satisfied with the knowledge, practical experience and literature provided during the training.