WORKSHOP

Café White Sage’s Breakfast Bowls

Neha Shah & Shivika Kothani: Food & Culture Entrepreneurs & Co-Founders of Café White Sage.


DATE: SATURDAY, 20 April'19

TIME: 10:00AM-11:30AM

CONTRIBUTION: Rs.2000/-

Start your day with the most important moment of nutrition, the Breakfast Bowl. Create and sample amazing organic ingredients in invigorating and delicious combinations. Leaders of this workshop, Café White Sage and Meraaki Kitchen’s duo, Shivika and Neha, food and cultural entrepreneurs, have opened an innovative new restaurant in Jaipur.

“Bandhani from Nature”

Abdhul Aziz Khatri: Nationally Awarded Master Bandhani Artisan from Kutch.


DATE: SATURDAY, 20 April'19

TIME: 02:00PM-05:00PM

CONTRIBUTION: Rs.2000/-

Seats: 5 to 15

Master Artisan Aziz Khatri, introduces Bandhani, resist tie dyed textiles, a family tradition for over eleven generations. From his Studio in Bhadli, Kutch, he uses Azo Free Acid dyes for minimum water consumption and maximum brilliance of colour. His ideas come from nature and the universe, ‘Kutch Moons’ to ‘Eclipses of the Sun’. Aziz teaches his Bandhani traditions with curious, and patient, participants

Food Transitions: Wellness through Healthy Food Choices

Shammi Nanda: of Ahimsagram, a proponent of Non-violent Communication (NVC)


DATE: SUNDAY, 21 April'19

TIME: 11:00AM-02:00PM

CONTRIBUTION: Rs.2000/-

Do you want to make food transitions, often getting stuck in right/wrong thinking? Do you have feelings of guilt and shame when things get difficult? This two-hour workshop could clarify your challenges and show you how to deal with them by understanding the motivation behind your actions. Shammi Nanda of Ahimsagram, will help us look at our food journey through the lens of Nonviolent Communication(NVC) creating greater self-connection with our body and emotions.

Hydroponics: Gardens without Soil

Abhishek Jain, Co-Founder of INDIBuds and Keshav Modi an Agripreneur.


DATE: SATURDAY, 21 April'19

TIME: 03:00PM-05:00PM

CONTRIBUTION: Rs.2000/-

Abhishek Jain, a serial entrepreneur and one of the founders of INDIBuds and Keshav Modi an agripreneur, Hydroponics expert and one of the founder of Urban Kisan lead a hands-on session in five parts that includes materials to start-up Hydroponics @ Home. How food grows: The essential elements, various types of farming techniques, Hands-on Hydroponics: Getting your hands wet and setting up your own Hydroponics unit at your home.

Summer Quenchers - Cool Sharbats

Himanshu Verma founder of RED EARTH, also known as the SareeMan


DATE: WEDNESDAY, 24 April'19

TIME: 03:00PM-05:00PM

CONTRIBUTION: Rs.250/-

Learn the sensuous art of summer cool, traditional Indian drink recipes. Sharbat is a popular summer beverage made from extracts of fruits, flowers, plants and herbs, truly natural saatvik foods. Savor the intricacies of grain, fruit, yogurt, and panna sharbats and many of the miscellaneous imaginations of the creative maker.

Water Marbling: Waves of Colour

Himanshu Verma founder of RED EARTH, also known as the SareeMan


DATE: THURSDAY, 25 April'19

TIME: 11:00AM-01:00AM

CONTRIBUTION: Rs.1500/-

Colours floating on thickened water are combed and brushed into patterns of waves and rhythms. Experience the magic of patterning cloth and paper with this traditional technique seen through history in libraries and museums around the world. Take home unique examples of this traditional art.

Handmade Paper: Embedded with Nature

Priti Pugalia: PEARL graduate, life-long learner, and founder of Craft Boat, specialty paper place


DATE: THURSDAY, 25 April'19

TIME: 03:00PM-05:00PM

CONTRIBUTION: Rs.1500/-

Priti Pugalia of Craft Boat takes you on a recycling adventure with waste cotton that is cut and made into pulp for handmade paper. In the process, the sheets of paper are embedded with collections from nature, leaves, petals, flowers, threads and even seeds. The result is a work of art, framed as the garden indoors or used to pen a love letter.

Itagame ‘Water Colour’ Paper Dyeing

Dr. Skye Morrison: Folklorist, Author and Patangwali, Chalmers Arts Fellowship recipient


DATE: FRIDAY, 26 April'19

TIME: 03:00PM-04:00PM

CONTRIBUTION: Rs.720/-Rs.450/-

Fold Japanese Washi paper and dye it in brilliant edible colours blending to create individual rainbow patterns. Traditionally used to wrap gifts, we are taking Itagame into the realm of food, to use these beautiful papers for holding organic garden gifts, edible flowers and precious treats for special occasions.

Water Meditation

Dr. Skye Morrison: Folklorist, Author and Patangwali, Chalmers Arts Fellowship recipient


DATE: FRIDAY, 26 April'19

TIME: 04:00PM-05:00PM

CONTRIBUTION: FREE WILL

Water is an integral part of life. Water has a deep connection with our emotional wellbeing. Water is popularly known for having a soothing effect on us. But how? Join us for a Water Meditation where we come together and understand the deep-rooted connection between our mental health and Water. Mrigtrishna Rathore is a creatively engaged psychologist with the Hank Nunn Institute (HNI) Jaipur, a not-for-profit organization providing culturally congruent treatment, awareness and training around mental health.

Dye it Yourself: Unleash your Inner Artist

Sidhant Sodhani, co- founder of of Dye.it.Yourself, Jaipur & proponent of Experiential Tourism


DATE: SATURDAY, 27 April'19

TIME: 10:00AM-01:00PM

CONTRIBUTION: Rs.2000/-

Dye.it.Yourself, Jaipur is a Natural Dyeing Workshop: Introducing Shibori tie-dye, dyed with onion skins, pomegranate peels, turmeric and everyday ingredients. An expert biotechnologist will uncover the mysteries that have coloured fabrics for centuries. Extracting astonishing hues from common elements we lead you on an adventure to take away T-Shirts or Scarves, designed and coloured by you, as well as dye packets for home.

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Workshop: Water and Memory: Non-Fiction Writing for Designers, Architects and Eco-entrepreneurs

Sidhant Sodhani, co- founder of of Dye.it.Yourself, Jaipur & proponent of Experiential Tourism


DATE: SATURDAY, 27 April'19

TIME: 03:00PM-05:00PM

CONTRIBUTION: Rs. 2000/-Rs.850/-

Ages: 10-80 yr

Folklorist and ‘Patangwali’, Dr. Skye Morrison draws out your memories of water in a storytelling and visualizing workshop. Experience synaesthesia and change your perception of the meaning of water in your life. Learn to write a personal experience narrative that can go on to be a short story, film, poem or play about WATER. Complete the journey making a Water Kite with a tale on the tail.

CITY FARMING: A WORKSHOP

Sidhant Sodhani, co- founder of of Dye.it.Yourself, Jaipur & proponent of Experiential Tourism


DATE: SUNDAY, 28 April'19

TIME: 11:00AM-02:00PM

CONTRIBUTION: Rs.1250/-

If you want to create edible landscapes and grow your food organically at home, recycling kitchen water, composting wet waste and turning it into manure to make our planet a better place to live, this Masterclass is for you! Prepare pots and planting beds for veggies, connect to organic gardeners in Jaipur and engage in peer to peer support. A start-up kit is included. Led by Shammi Nanda a keen Experiential Urban Farmer, from Ahimsagram, an organization for individual empowerment and collective abundance, through Non- Violent Communication (NVC).

Superfood Smoothies for the Soul

Shruti Sethi: Health-coach, founder of EHCORE fashions and cancer thriver


DATE: SUNDAY, 28 April'19

TIME: 03:00PM-05:00PM

CONTRIBUTION: Rs.1500/-

Health-coach, founder of EHCORE fashions and cancer thriver, Shruti Sethi is passionate about how food choices affect our environment and our bodies. Join her on a delectable journey to concoct Superfood Smoothies, of locally sourced organic produce, heavenly and nourishing drinks, not only for your body, but also your soul.

WALK

Sunday, 21 April'19
Healthy Living Day
Water Walk NAHARGARH FORT, with Water Story Teller, Neeraj Doshi

Tickets: Indian: Rs 900/- , Foreigners:1200/-, Students : 450/-

Built by 1734 during the reign of Sawai Jai Singh II (1698-1740), see a network of five catchments connected through a series of drains, aqueducts and canals, including two stepwells and a small collection tank. Understand how water has penetrated Rajasthan’s culture from traditional songs, to ‘leharia’ dyed textiles. Walkers will see water with opened eyes.

Saturday, 27 April'19
by Poornima University
Architectural Water Walk NAHARGARH FORT, with Architect, Neeraj Doshi

Tickets: Indian: Rs 900/-, Foreigners:1200/-, Students : 450/-

Starting from Charan Mandir built by King Man Singh 1, the Walk covers a wide area divided into zones where water was collected through a dense network of water channels following the principles of gravity. Discover the ingenious forms of Building and Architecture, understood to be made over generations of construction, all by the need for a continuous water supply.

Sunday, 28 April'19
Innovation Day
Water Walk AMBER PALACE, with Water Story Teller, Neeraj Doshi

Tickets Indian: Rs 1000/- , Foreigners:1400/-, Students : 450/-

Explore a series of six structures (buildings) that lift water from Maota Lake all the way up to the Fort, through a complex relay-rehant system including a sophisticated mechanism to lift water from a few hundred feet above. Water technology is infused with history, culture and the arts to bring a total perspective to the wonder of traditional water systems.

VOLUNTEERS

The Baatunis

You LOVE to share concepts and engage with other people. Projecting ideas, expressing intentions and representing retail brands, Baatuni’s are Brand Ambassadors for products. This will be a wonderful opportunity for you to do your bit..doing what you love the most.. TALKING!!

The Jugaadus

Jugaadus are problem solvers. Working behind the scenes , you figure out what the problem is and how to find solutions. Logistics, operations and coordination are your skills. Working as a team is important. Next you will FIX PROBLEMS of the Earth!!

The Fotawalas

A keen unobtrusive observer, the Fotowalas LOVE documenting people, products and events. You absorb situations visually and see dynamic points of view with your camera skills. Working collaboratively with a copywriter each day, SHOOT for the moon at Maahi Roj.

The Swagatam

The Swagatam Team enjoys making speakers, workshop leaders and other guests feel at ease. If you are interested in learning about hosting dignitaries and helping the event run smoothly, they will assist with all the needs of guests. They will facilitate any materials or equipment required for their participation at Maahi Roj. Attention to detail, the ability to be available but not in the way, are assets in this role.