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Savista, at Village Sanjharia, Off Ajmer Road, Jaipur 302026, Rajasthan

Our four-legged residents: Soumya and Sharanya

Soumya and Sharanya are our two little girls… Our kids… Our goatsies. Soumya first arrived at Savista as a one day old baby with her mother Sukanya. Sukanya had been born and brought up on Dholia’s farm – Dholia is[…]

Organic Farming at Savista

At Savista, we are just entering our kharif agricultural season. The Indian kharif agricultural season coincides with the monsoons. It spans the months starting from late June / mid-July when the rains start ( depending on the region concerned), and[…]

Jaipur Seasons – Hello Autumn!

Today, nature in Jaipur has declared autumn. We had a few early signs around September 27, when the Parijat and Orange Jasmine – which flower only during the autumn months – suddenly came into bloom.  There was a nip in[…]

Soaking in the winter sun

Savista’s housekeeping staff – who are all from the surrounding farming households – soaking in the sun during their lunch break.

Jaipur: Colours and textures of the northern Indian winter

With late sunrises against cloud speckled backgrounds, velvety orange  and crimson covering the ground (marigolds and roses in bloom),  and delicate pinks and deep blues in the dusk sky, winter is finally here! Savista pictures:  View from the roof; Floating[…]

B.K.S Iyengar (1918-2014)

Today we salute the memory of the exemplary teacher of yoga, Shri B.K.S. Iyengar, the man who introduced yoga to the world outside India and continued to spread the light of yoga all through his long and tireless life. Shri.[…]