Welcome To Bhor Foundation

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We all live in a sort of darkness
that breeds within us
with the uncertainty of life,
the strangeness of living and
the shackles made up of our thoughts.
Either just a flicker,
a holy pyre or a fire torch,
we all need the light.
–Namarita Kathait

 

 

Recent Posts

A Talk For Sunny Siders—A Bipolar Support Group

On Wednesday, 8 February, Namarita Kathait and I were invited to address a group called Sunny Siders, a group that meets every Wednesday at Anhad. Made up of a motley group of survivors and sufferers of bipolar disorder across ages, professions, and backgrounds, they have an interesting format. They start with checking in, just a few minutes to tell … Continue reading A Talk For Sunny Siders—A Bipolar Support Group

From Internalising Stigmas To Transcending Mental Illness

Last Saturday, I and Jhilmil met at Vimhans. As part of Bhor poetry project, we were there to assess whether Vimhans, a well-known hospital that also had a mental OPD, in reality, could possibly be a habitat to invite poetry as part of mental therapy sessions.  We tried contacting the director of Vimhans. Jhilmil had tried … Continue reading From Internalising Stigmas To Transcending Mental Illness

A Successful Launch & A Poetic Evening

On Saturday, October 15, Bhor Foundation was launched at The Outsiders event, an evening of passionate and engaging panel discussion revolving around mental illness, inclusion and possible reforms in India, poetry and songs to New Delhi’s Hauz Khas Village. Held at Cercles, a collaborative work space owned by Kanika Vohra, and supported by Poetry Couture … Continue reading A Successful Launch & A Poetic Evening

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