Sahana Chattopadhyay

Creating narratives that are harbingers of life-affirming paradigm shifts

This is an extraordinary time full of vital, transformative movements that could not be foreseen. It’s also a nightmarish time. Full engagement requires the ability to perceive both. ~Rebecca Solnit quoted in Brainpickings

We live in a profoundly damaged world, a wounded and a bleeding planet. The ‘great acceleration’ of…

Scripting new stories, seeking the unseen, unheard, unknown, unacknowledged…

The end of the human race will be that it will eventually die of civilization.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Emerson’s line couldn’t have been truer as we enter the third decade of the 21st century. The world is literally and metaphorically dying from ‘civilization’ and its ramifications. If we dig…

Navigating radical uncertainty with radical tenderness…

MATURITY is the ability to live fully and equally in multiple contexts; most especially, the ability, despite our grief and losses, to courageously inhabit the past, the present and the future all at once. The wisdom that comes from maturity is recognized through a disciplined refusal to choose between or…

Regenerative Future

The questions we ask today will define the future we create tomorrow…

When the Stranger says: “What is the meaning of this city?
Do you huddle close together because you love each other?”
What will you answer? “We all dwell together
To make money from each other”? or “This is a community”?
Oh my soul, be prepared for the coming of the…

Collective Sensemaking

When systems collapse, people rise…

A tiny, invisible, and obscure virus has thrown the world into chaos. It has flummoxed and baffled nations, countries, politicians, scientists, doctors, presidents, principals, parents, students, in short, everyone. The gears of the post-Industrial world have ground to a juddering halt for the first time in history. A great pause…

Sahana Chattopadhyay

Speaker | Writer | Story Seeker | Reimagining a world that works for all | Exploring emergence, sensing patterns, creating narratives for a regenerative future

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