Wednesday, June 3, 2009

A few photos of my time here at the Parijat Academy so far.

Children drawing in the classrooms
With the hostel children and some visitors

I taught the children how to make flowers using colored tissue paper and pipe cleaners

The street monkeys

Birdseye view from Kamakhya

A viewof all of Guwahati when walking to the Khamakhya temple

The entrance to the Kamakhya temple

A view of the Brahmaputra River

My first day of teaching the children

A young girl from Assam came to visit and presented me with a Gamocha

After school artwork with the children from the hostel

The kitchen

My first day of teaching, the children are assembling for morning prayer

A small cow shelter outside of where I stay.


  1. Hi Dhaujee,
    The pictures of Guwahati are total nostalgia. The kids of Parijat Academy are very fortunate to have you over in their lives. I hope that like them you are able to come back with tonnes of sweet memories to cherish for years to come. Please convey my best wishes to Uttam. Wishing you the very best.

    Plano, TX.

  2. Dhaujee,
    Its really great of you take this up. Hope that you like the place and also the experience of teaching the students and vice versa. Although I am from Assam myself i have never been able to take up this sort of assignments in Assam although I was involved with teaching a few students from a neardby slum when I was in Kolkata. Maybe some day I would get the chance.

    Pranjal Saikia
    The Netherlands

  3. I was there in Parijat in March 2008 - with my wife. It was very good interacting with the students - my second visit since Jan 2007.

    Uttam Teron deserves credit for all the good work.

    Partha Gogoi
    Fairfax VA

  4. great job kelly.god bless u kelly.I came to u from Uttam Teron,pamohi ghy.

    Bing Kong