Sanchayan Chakma

Banyan Tree is beautiful
Her structure, leafs and branches,
Her shadow, fruits and roots;
She is the sensation of morden age.

Banyan Tree is beautiful
Her unique & exceptional structure,
My heart goes deep inside of 1000 BC;
To know her origin, pain & happiness.

Banyan Tree is beautiful
Her shadow attract the porters, lovers and cowboys,
They sleep & wake up with sweet song of Nightingale.
She also protects them from sunlight and rain.

Banyan Tree is beautiful
She is the gift of beauty & grace!
Birds make nest; sing sweet songs & chatting;
Enjoying with beautiful orange colour of fruits.

Banyan Tree is beautiful
Many artists & Poets tried to portray her beauty,
No single artist or poet can adequately portray her image!
She is beautiful, great & unique of herselves.

3, Sambhu Das Lane, Bow Bazar.
Kolkata-700012.West Bengal. India

Banyan Presentations and Workshops:

01-11-04 Kunstkammer Stuttgart

25-02-05 MAF Bangkok

26-03-05 Janghu Festival Kunming

30-07-05 Station 17 Kassel

18-11-05 HKW Berlin

16-12-05 Boulev´Art Cotonou Benin

19-12-05 Ecoile des Metiers Benin

23-01-06 Arthaus Accra

29-01-06 Arema Lomé Togo

19-05-06 Galerie Rachel Haferkamp Köln

17-10-06 University of Forestry Ha Tay Vietnam

12-01-08 Village School Surama, Guyana

14-01-08 Bina Hill Institute, Guyana

Sanchayan Chakma is not an artist...

He wrote about himself: "... In your mail you wanted to know about me & what I do? Well, I’m nothing & not famous unlike you. I know you are a famous Artist. Infact; I ‘m the in -charge of BODHICARIYA PROJECT.
This project is run by SHISHU KORUNA SANGHA (SKS) (A children welfare society). Well, Let me write a couple of lines about our Project.

Bodhicariya School Calcutta India - workshop by Claire Guilloton

“ Children are the future architect of the society. The progress and prosperity of a child depend on how the succeeding generations are nourished. A child can not be
worthy citizen of the society, unless he or she educated well. The seeds of love, human values and patriotism may be imparted on the children only through proper
education. For this cause- to help the future generations grow SKS was founded. SKS is a children welfare society, which was formed on 30th October 1986 by some
renowned engaged Buddhist monks and social workers in Calcutta.Helping the children and the youth community, irrespective of race and religion, caste and creed, is
one of the objectives of SKS.But, to state precisely, the sangha is primarily committed to educate the children who remain uncared for bereft of opportunities for
education, particularly in the TRIBAL FAMILITIES who have been neglected and therefore, backward in all aspect of life”.

With a view to implement the principal aims & Objects of SKS, an ambitious project in the name of BODHICARIYA PROJECT has been established. This is a multifarious project with a
number of units, which are as follows:
1.Bodhicariya English Medium School
2.Students Hostel
3.Health Care Centre
4.Centre for the study and development of Traditional Tribal Crafts and Arts
5.Centre for Buddhist Studies & preservation of Tribal Cultural Heritage.

But still we cannot fulfil all our dreams!!