Bhargavi V Davar, Ph.D., is a childhood survivor of long term exposure to psychiatric institutions. She lived with long term trauma for decades, bursting into nightmares, bizarre smell and skin phenomena now and then, stupefying her. She started Bapu Trust to show the world, gentle and caring ways of collaborating with people with a psychosocial need. Sheis convenor of the Asia platform, TCI Asia. She has met the 'Who's who' of our global movement since early 1990s, and pays homage to their wisdom and strengths often. She is a trained Arts Based therapist. She loves to follow many enlightened buddhist monks and nuns; and adopt their ways, where possible.