Studying Pacific Islands, Australia, New Zealand, and Antarctica

Unit 7, our last unit, of homeschool involves studying Pacific Islands, Australia, New Zealand, and Antarctica. We studied history and geography of these regions from the book: Journey to the Eastern Hemisphere by April Lotempio.

We watched following talks of Shri Mataji:

  • Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi- Australian TV Interview
  • 1987-0503 Sahasrara Puja Talk, Thredbo, Australia
  • 1983-0321 Birthday Puja Talk: Overcoming The Six Enemies, Sydney, Australia
  • 1985-0310 Devi Puja Talk: How To Ascend Into Nirvikalpa, Sydney, Australia
  • 1990-0312 Mahalakshmi Puja Talk, Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1990-0314 Thinking and How we trigger a cancer, Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1990-0224 What is the Absolute Truth, Auckland, New Zealand

We read following books:

  • Red Sand Blue Sky by Cathy Applegate
  • Call it Courage by Armstrong Sperry
  • The Horse and His Boy by C.S. Lewis (Arjun wrote a story inspired by The Horse and His Boy)
  • The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien (Arjun analyzed 5 different themes of The Hobbit; he watched the three movies too)
  • Water Sky by Jean Craighead George (Arjun wrote a poem “AgviQ” – the bowhead whale)