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Vegetarianism in India
India is known as the homeland for flourishing the vegetarian lifestyle even though some Western and European thinkers and philosophers believed and followed vegan food in the ancient past. Ever since the beginning of the early civilizations, Indians attached religious and spiritual significance for being vegetarians, while westerners saw it as an experimental and…
And, that unemployed youth Mohandas Gandhi
After returning from England, young Mohandas had to struggle to find a source of livelihood, because he could not succeed in his law practice. He was good at drafting applications. He even increased his efforts. He could get such work in abundance, but without any money, and it could not provide a living. He could not stand up and make arguments in the…
Poem written by Gandhiji on Independence
[15th August 2014 is India's 67th Independence day]
Gandhiji dreamed of his free India in its essentials embodied in a song that was sung at one of his evening prayers in Bhangi Colony, New Delhi. It gripped him. He translated it into English and had it sent to Lord Pethick-Lawrence. It was as…
Mahatma Gandhi’s peace message to the U.N.
During the war times in April 1945, on the eve of the San Francisco Conference to draft the charter of the United Nations, Indian and foreign correspondents sought a statement from Mahatma Gandhi, 'India's nationalism spells internationalism,' he declared.
There will be no peace for the Allies or the world,' he asserted, 'unless they shed their belief in the efficacy of war and its…Continue
“Satyagrahi”, the great leader K. Kamaraj
[July 15, 2014 marks the 112th birth centenary of Bharat Ratna K.Kamaraj, the former Chief Minister of Tamilnadu and All-India Congress President]
“Public figures cannot afford private life”, Jawaharlal Nehru is reported to have lamented once. K. Kamaraj was one such personality. A life-long bachelor, this freedom fighter had only aspired for his homeland’s freedom from foreign…Continue