I met Genla at Vikram's storytelling session. He looked very simple, approachable and smiling. When I got to know his journey I'm inspired.
Genla story in his words:
I spent couple of days with him, engaging with him over lunch and snack breaks at Global Educators Fest 2022.
A few lessons I could ponder on are:
1) Do not take seemed-to-be-little-things for granted: Often we focus on work and consider food, lunch, dinner, breakfast, to be something which can wait. Food is basic.
2) Consider cleaning as meditation: Often we do not value trivial things. Give respect to what it deserves.
3) Think beyond numbers, profit and money making.
4) Love and be compassionate
Two filmmakers created a documentary on Jhamtse Gatsal community. It has won many accolades. It surely deserves many more.
Here's some article on the process