Based in England
Working in Secondary
Specialist subjects: Art and design, Religious education
Durga-Mata Chaudhuri grew up in the Quaker branch of Christianity. She spent a year in Northern Ireland before studying in Birmingham, Her husband is Indian and positive encounters with many different communities inspired her to train as a specialist RE teacher.
Durga-Mata has worked in several multi-ethnic schools and as a facilitator for the University of the First Age. Her business, Blue Lotus Enterprises markets educational games of her design, which promote spiritual and emotional intelligence. In 2009 Durga-Mata started offering RE and Community Cohesion consultation and in 2012 started to give monthly all day workshops for RE teachers and anyone else interested in philosophy and a reflective, meditative and spiritual approach to life.
As and art-teacher she gives Silk-Paint workshops - see www.bluelotus-art.co.uk