Forests by Heartfulness (FBH) is an ecological movement aims to create spaces where humans coexist in harmony with Nature.
This initiative envisions creating nationwide nurseries to grow highly resilient saplings that can compete and survive in hostile conditions and support livelihoods and micro-entrepreneurs.
Heartfulness Tree Conservation Center
Greening efforts at Kanha Shanti Vanam give importance to endemic species and provide a second home to rare species of plants.
The intrinsic value of all species of flora and fauna and their right to existence are appreciated. The produce of this center will be used for reforestation drives of the 'Forests by Heartfulness' Program and then supplied to forest departments and local farmers.
Developing sacred groves in the form of Nakshatra Vanam, (species of trees and herbs corresponding to the lunar star signs), Ruchi Garden (Garden of edible wild fruits), Ayushya Vanam (Garden of Medicinal Plants), Raashi Vanam (Garden of Zodiac Signs), Palmeral (Coconut Palms), Freshwater ecosystems and Rock garden and other theme-based gardens will help in conservation of plants.
The names of the plants with medicinal uses will be displayed to educate the visitors. The Gardens of Edible and Medicinal Herbs and Shrubs, Mini Forests of Native Deccan Peninsular variety, and unique clusters of different species of trees are planted in one place.
A sacred grove of 27 species of trees, herbs, and lianas corresponding to lunar star signs as per India Astrology (Nakshatra Vanam).