Credits & Acknowledgements

Original Research & Writing

Much of the content of the Bir Portal website is contributed by volunteers from around the world. Our heartfelt thanks to all who participate!

Textual Material from Dharmalaya

The Bir Portal website makes extensive use of textual material from the website of the Dharmalaya Institute, licensed under a Creative Commons license:

Creative Commons License Creative Commons License

Material included in this website is copyright Dharmalaya Society and the Earthville Network and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at

Textual Material from Other Sources

Where material from other sources is used, credit is given with a link to the original webpage.


The Bir Portal website features the work of several photographers, including Mark Moore, Raj Kumar, and others, used by permission.

Website Design & Development

The Bir Portal website was designed and developed by Kensho Creative: Visionary Design & Media Production ( using open-source software from

Website Hosting

Green hosting for the Bir Portal website is provided by the Earthville Network, with eco-friendly server and bandwidth donated by