Be like the bamboo. The higher you grow, the deeper you bow.
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Bowing in Service: A Short Film with Unlikely Stars

Bowing in Service: A Short Film with Unlikely Stars

Oct 19, 2017-- Over two million women bow down countless times each night as they pick up waste and refuse in Indian cities, working through unhygienic conditions to keep India clean, earning a meager pay while their efforts go unnoticed. In this short film by actor and filmmaker Divyang Thakkar, we follow the story of children living in the slums in Ahmedabad, India and their acts of kindness and service as they recognize the selfless work done by these women. The film explores the thread linking the virtue of bowing in humility and the routine of bowing which these women undergo countless times while rag-picking. (6171 reads)


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Take Action Reflect on folks in your daily life who perform invisible selfless acts of service that usually go unrecognized -- the custodian who cleans your office bathrooms, the person who drives the truck to collect trash, the postman, etc. How can you honor their service? For more inspiration, join this Saturday's Awakin Call with Shamash Alidina, a mindfulness teacher and co-founder of The Museum of Happiness. RSVP and more details here.
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