Come lets hold hands to build an international community

Let’s hold hands to build a Community at the Hideout.( I trust & believe only those seeking the highest Truth will be part of this space)

A seed that has finally sprouted into my consciousness, Was fortunate to have Nitya Shanti  here on a self retreat this time & I again shared the idea of a community,instant response was lets write 108 ways to build a community,

He was very kind to actually share his resources, ideas & experience as he conducts Happiness workshop across the globe with different communities, Deep gratitude to you Nitya.

He did mention about Diana Leaf & her book Creating a life together. What divine grace, I get Invited from an friend an NLP master Ashok Subramanian ( ) for a workshop on Sociocracy 3.0 by James priest,there he shares his girl friends contact Diana Leafe, I was reluctant to write to her as James mentioned she very busy,after a few days , I couldn’t believe when i wrote the her she responded immediately & shared her hand outs which I found very meaningful & worth sharing. deep gratitude to you Diana )

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Gratitude Ishita Shah for writing the content for me.

Vision:  At Hideout, we believe a shift in the consciousness can change the world.  Over here life is full of magic to enjoy the present moment.  It is a place full of powerful synergy where one can experience the beauty within & outside the self. We invite you to awaken your senses and connect with nature at the Hideout Community. Come here; open up your hearts to feel mother earth and her energies. Explore your inner self & celebrate life with the oasis of light. The space is open to all, who are interested in participating and volunteering in courses for personal development, in order to build a new world of consciousness.

Blessing: To be only 2 hours drive from Mumbai, living in forest with waterfalls 365 days, with the tribal community & villagers, & connected to Wifi.

 About us: We are a vegan community, perhaps one of the first ones in the country.

 Community Center: Primarily the community center will be a space for sharing innovative ideas and positive energies.The community center will also be an open platform for various tangible activities, which will help us achieve our vision. Come of the initiatives we would like to propose are –

  • Healthy living and spa treatments( not the ones that’s available in the world, only one of a kind in the universe) to heal individuals. Help them look within themselves and create oneness with their surroundings.We believe healing is here and now,there’s no tomorrow!
  • Natural birthing Birthing space
  • Establish a wide range of seed bank and nursery to sell plants not available in the market. The nursery will comprise of forest fruiting plants and indigenous fruiting trees.
  • Create a friendly barter system to exchange local produce and other necessary resources, with people from nearby villages.
  • Start a shop to sell organic produce and inspirational literature. Also, tie up with urban setups to promote regional and natural products in cities and towns.
  • Set up a Tribal Art Museum by working hands-on with tribal people from the immediate surroundings.

 Partnerships: We also believe in holding hands together to create this new world of consciousness. Continuous collaborations will help to create a strong network with other communities & exchange updates for all members to benefit. Hideout community plans are to formally tie up for support for mutual interest –

  • Art Escape & Inspire Trust- Goa
  • TISS & other interested institutions for improving life in rural world – Mumbai
  • Amitab Bangla com Calcutta
  • Tradional Art Paramparik karigar Mumbai
  • Rendezvous of Local Healers (Bhagats)
  • Shubhada & Sanjay Patil in seeds conservation and networking of Organic farmers,rice cultivation
  • Dr lajpatrai Mehras Neurotherapy Ashram Suryamal Wada Palghar distt India
  • Life positive – Mumbai
  • Balbhavan – Mumbai
  • Goverment of India for all the resources and visions!
  • Government of Maharashtra
  • Ministry of Tribal welfare

Explore & Invite: Furthermore, Hideout Community will invite members and leaders from Indian and International communities to cooperate and share their learning and experiences.Some such ideas which will be explored are –

  •  Mr Prakash Bhatt,BIAF ex-head of Hubli who has already turned around around 100’s of acres to fruit wadis only on rain water
  • Invite Anna Hazare
  • Work with International community of Welsh, Find horn, Gaia education worldwide Boom- Denmark
  • Go givers book – explore
  • Bio URN
  • Use hideout & family local strength 80/20 principal (Pareto Principal)
  • Make a list of communities inspired by how they have grown, Findhorn, Burningman & others you wish to share
  • List of books on community living, invite James Priest & Diana Leaf Christian
  • Anand Sangha (Finding happiness) referred by Nitya Shanti
  • Ageless home -Instead of an old age home, build a space where people can come and live permanently and live their life to their fullest.



Various activities to facilitate community building at Hideout, we will be hosting – short films on the work and ideology, visitors can engage in filming, nature based art workshops, international art workshops & showcase, movie nights with dinner, building the library, book reading, theaters, writers club, community games, and youth programs

 Food sustainability:

Participation of urbanites who are concious and want a supply of food for them and their food.

Start growing Micro greens,baby greens,green,in a tunnel and raised beds

Finally looking at options of a green house so we have food all year round for the family


Volunteering work at Hideout Community will include –

  • To physically build a community center for needy
  • Announce building plans so intuitions and similar can plan to create projects and participate
  •  Invite internships to live & learn here for 10 days & participate in various activities
  • Hands-on work for all involved in the community


Hideout Community will invite masters, Healers,coaches, trainers and teachers with high intents from India & overseas,  to conduct retreats & their personal self-retreat. Special packages will be offered to such eminent professionals in case they wish to do programs with us and help build the community stronger.


Hideout Community will constantly work on its money plan to make itself a self-sustaining entity. The financials of the community work will be kept transparent and shared with visitors or participants for the mutual clarity of all.


Construction & Building:

Building Eco stems in construction, rain water harvesting, grey water, black water, solar energy, forest school, closed hall with wooden flooring and made-in-earth products.Expand the Solar power capacity

Need help before starting the community:

  • Understand legality behind community building,
  • resolve issues related to international visitors staying permanently or for long stays,
  • invite major bloggers on music, art, food and travel to connect,
  • make a list of communities and understand how they have grown,
  • list books on community living,
  • To establish a team of locals who can physically build the community
  • To invite individuals who can Volunteer to actually build the community,what ever yr passion is I see a space for ALL!



Educational initiatives will comprise of –

  • Space for children of the community & locals
  • The tribal teachers as masters in their own right
  • Photographers contest & celebrating prominent photographer award

Site visit to :

Bare Foot College (Rajasthan), Kutch NGOs for Architecture, Sadhana forest (Auroville), visit international communites overseas



  • Season programs for individuals, family & children
  • learn Warli art from Internationally acclaimed Warli artist
  • Invitations to proactively invite to use & also do self retreat & workshops
  • Permaculture conference.
  • Fukuoka conference
  • Louise l hay conference / workshops
  • Natural healing workshops
  • Raw food, smoothies
  • Music & dance live
  • Body work
  • Invite Analogue forestry world meet, open India chapter
  • Conscious food workshop
  • Have annual mass healing like we had un-conference/earth Healing, earth acupressure
  • Children camps with parents
  • Non violent communication workshops with Shammi Nanda
  • Waldorf school conference
  • Yoga space, dance, body movement
  • Invite the Viapssana community
  • Art of living
  • Connect with Sufi communities
  • Build a relationship with the Gurdgiff foundation of India
  • Osho Community meet
  • Wild food festival
  • Alternate energy conference
  • Kabir festival
  • Baul festival ( Padmajas hubby, Amitab Bangla