No Destination: An Autobiography by Satish Kumar

By Satish Kumar

Written with a penetrating simplicity, No Destination is a thrilling account of a rare lifestyles. whilst he was once purely 9 years previous, Satish Kumar renounced the realm and joined the wandering brotherhood of Jain clergymen. Dissuaded from this direction by means of an internal voice on the age of 18, he grew to become a campaigner for land reform, operating to show Gandhi's imaginative and prescient of a renewed India into truth. Fired via the instance of Bertrand Russell, he undertook an 8,000-mile peace pilgrimage, strolling from India to the US with none funds, via mountains, deserts, storms, and snow. It was once an experience within which he was once thrown into detention center in France, confronted a loaded gun in the United States, and brought packets of “peace tea” to the leaders of the 4 nuclear powers. In 1973 he settled in England, taking up the editorship of Resurgence journal, and turning into the guiding gentle in the back of a few ecological non secular and academic ventures. Following Indian culture, in his fiftieth yr he undertook one other pilgrimage: back with none cash, he walked to the holy areas of Britain—Glastonbury, Lindisfarne, and Iona. All of this and extra is stated during this attention-grabbing autobiography. the hot hardback fourth version is released in 2014 to commemorate 25 years because the beginning of Schumacher collage, with new chapters concerning the university and to deliver Satish’s tale up-to-date.

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