Paddling Reverend creates global ripples

Reverend James Bhagwan aboard the Uto ni Yalo
Reverend James Bhagwan aboard the Uto ni Yal

By Anendra Singh

Mother Earth speaks volumes when it comes to defining life, but the Reverend James Shri Bhagwan believes a more universal dialect does that better.In trying to put global existence on its axis from a Pacific Island perspective, Reverend Bhagwan goes deeper to elevate Mother Ocean’s role as the planet’s life source.That isn’t because he has anything against other forms of nature, or because the ashes of his mother, the late Rachel Bhagwan, are scattered in the sea.

“I see the ocean as mother, and I see the industrialists as people who are willing to prostitute and rape their own mothers,” says the 47-year-old as he . . .

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