[9] He has also been a contributor to the BBC's "Thought for the Day" strand on the Today programme, and also appeared on Desert Island Discs. "Indian Pacifist Preaches Guerrilla War on Violence", "What part does spirituality play in the green movement?". He has been a Jain monk, nuclear disarmament advocate and pacifist. 0 2,570 . Between 1973 and 2016, Kumar was editor of Resurgence & Ecologist (combining the former Resurgence magazine, which had been described as the artistic and spiritual flagship of the green movement, with The Ecologist). They eventually delivered 'peace tea' to the leaders of four of the nuclear powers. [11], Kumar, a recipient of the Jamnalal Bajaj International Award,[12] settled in England in 1973. X. Sathish Kumaar Ganesan. Inspired by Bertrand Russell's civil disobedience against the atomic bomb, in 1962 Kumar and his friend E.P. Half of humanity goes to bed hungry because of all the realistic leaders in the world. "Walking the World for Peace," Context Institute. saveTextPlaceholder. His most notable accomplishment is the completion, together with a companion, E. P. Menon, of a peace walk of over 8,000 miles in 1973–4, from New Delhi to Moscow, Paris, London, and Washington, D.C., the capitals of the world's earliest nuclear-armed countries. [8], Savitri was born on 6 December 1936 in a Telugu speaking family in Chirravuru, Guntur district of present-day Andhra Pradesh. Ganesan's only son Sathish Kumaar is settled abroad with his family. This further inspired their journey and became in part the reason for it. I tell people who call me "unrealistic" to show me what their realism has done. [5], Kumar was born in Sri Dungargarh, Rajasthan, India. They first travelled through Pakistan, where they met great kindness from a country with a huge historic conflict and antipathy towards India. Satish Kumar (born 9 August 1936)[1] is an Indian British activist and speaker. He contributed an essay to The Society for Curious Thought entitled "Focus on Food". Menon decided to dedicate themselves to undertaking a peace walk from India to the four capitals of the nuclear world: Moscow, Paris, London, and Washington D.C. and decided to carry no money on their trip. Kumar was one of the contributors for writing the book, We Are One: A Celebration of Tribal Peoples, released in October 2009. At the age of 9, he left his family and became a Jain monk. Bhanurekha Ganesan was born on 10 October 1954, in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, and is an actress, acknowledged as one of the most versatile and finest actresses in Hindi Cinema. [6] At 18, after reading a book by Mahatma Gandhi, he ran away from the mendicant order, to become a student of Vinoba Bhave, an eminent disciple of Gandhi and his nonviolence and land reform ideas.[7]. He lives a simple life in Hartland, Devon, with his partner June Mitchell, their son Mukti Kumar Mitchell, and their daughter Maya Kumar Mitchell. Rekha Net Worth. Save this record and choose the information you want to add to your family tree. Name: Sathish Kumaar Ganesan: Gender: Male: Aliases: Satheesh Kumar, Sathish Kumar: In the past, Sathish has also been known as Sathish Kumaar Ganesan. Rekha is the only one in the family who followed her parents footsteps and made it big in the film industry. [4] He insists that reverence for nature should be at the heart of every political and social debate. Realism is an outdated, overplayed and wholly exaggerated concept. Defending criticism that his goals are unrealistic, he has said, Look at what realists have done for us. [8] The journey is chronicled in Kumar's book, Path without Destination. [13], Prior to the 2015 UK general election, he was one of several celebrities who endorsed the parliamentary candidacy of the Green Party's Caroline Lucas. 2 / 20. Her bold onscreen avatars and acting talent contributed to her Bollywood success. The other was to be vegetarian. He also made a film, Earth Pilgrim, for BBC2's Natural History Series. Kumar, Satish. Satish has 8 jobs listed on their profile. [10] The book explores the culture of peoples around the world, portraying both its diversity and the threats it faces. It contains a collection of statements from tribal people, photographs, and essays from international authors, campaigners, politicians, philosophers, poets, artists, journalists, anthropologists, environmentalists and photojournalists. "Path without destination: The long walk of a gentle hero", Belief.net. While on their way to Moscow they met two women outside a tea factory. X. View phone numbers, addresses, public records, background check reports and possible arrest records for Sathish Kumar Ganesan.