Mallika Asirvatham

M.A English, +20 years of teaching experience

The first time I came to Sahyadri, before I had even thought of teaching here, as soon as the car swept into the driveway, I felt transported to another world. It wasn’t just the beautiful world of nature but also the architecture that spoke to me and haunted me when I left – and eventually drew me back…What has kept me here for nearly a decade? A world of multiple beauties: the pleasure of exploring the world of literature and the English language with kids, the cosy gossip of the jungle babblers, the cats, and a caring community of people