By Rajah BanerjeeThe Rajah of Darjeeling natural Tea is ready Makaibari - the 1st tea backyard within the Himalayan Highlands. This ebook captures the magic of Makaibari and offers a unprecedented glimpse of 1 of Darjeeling 's maximum characters - the Thunderbolt Rajah. he's a champion of the natural tea circulation, a social activist for tea labourers and small natural farmers, an anthropologist who works tirelessly to maintain the cultural historical past of the Himalayan sector and an environmentalist who fights to preserve its wealthy biodiversity.
Rajah Banerjee is a dwelling legend in Darjeeling . As an environmental investigator, he has studied the large and luxurious version, Makaibari, for years. he's a follower of Rudolf Steiner - the Austrian thinker who based the biodynamic agriculture flow, the predecessor to natural farming. according to Steiner's biodynamic rules, Rajah switched over Makaibari to an natural tea property in 1988, abjuring the accredited perform of maximising yields via man made fertilisers and insecticides. Rajah strikes taking walks and horseback, interacting and studying from every person who crosses his course - the lone traveler, the tea property citizens, social activists, vacationing students and agronomists, to call a couple of.
The Rajah of Darjeeling natural Tea chronicles the evolution of Makaibari, a dwelling house which, by means of only addressing and redressing its difficulties at the floor and from the floor, has turn into a fantastic, a panchavati, the place the house and the wooded area are merged in identification. it truly is a great archetype of humans in nature, generating peace, not only tea leaves of awesome caliber. Makaibari is a vedic village of which ayurvedic tea is an insignificant spinoff, and never its singular id.
integrated with this ebook is the award-winning hour-long documentary The Lord of Darjeeling (both in English and French) made by means of Xavier de Lauzanne, the popular documentary filmmaker from France, which captures the real spirit of Makaibari, and is relocating audiences at numerous fairs globally.