Interviewed by David Barsamian, Boulder, Colorado, November 30, 1992
Helena Norberg-Hodge has examined and critiqued conventional notions of development. A linguist by training, and a native of Sweden, she was educated in Europe and the United States. She first went to Ladakh in northwestern India in 1975. Three years later she founded the Ladakh Project, with the goal of providing Ladakhis with the means to make more informed choices about their own future. Her work has received wide support and recognition. She is Director of the International Society for Ecology and Culture in Berkeley, California. She is the author of Ancient Futures: Learning from Ladakh.
– इन्द्रेश ठाकुर
होली शब्द सुन्ने बित्तिकै बचपनका ती दिनहरू आँखा अगाडि नाच्न थाल्दछन् जहाँ उमङ्ग, उत्साह हुने गर्थ्यो, जहाँ खुशी हुने गर्थ्यो र जहाँ आफ्नोपनको आभाष हुने गर्थ्यो। कस्तो दिन हुन्थ्यो, कस्तो जमाना हुन्थ्यो र कस्तो उत्साह हुन्थ्यो होली खेल्नुको। एका बिहानै हामी केटाकेटीहरूको टोली बनाएर घर-घर जान्थ्यौं।