Satish Kumar is an Indian activist, editor and writer. He has been a Jain monk, nuclear disarmament advocate, pacifist and is the current editor Resurgence and Ecologist magazine. He became internationally famous with his peace walk in the 1960s. Now living in England, Kumar is founder and Director of Programmes of the Schumacher International centre for ecological studies. The author of seven acclaimed books, his latest being ‘Soil, Soul and Society’.