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Gene Chapman and Garvin Brown are now friends
Dec 8, 2011
Garvin Brown left a comment for Arya Bhushan Bhardwaj
"Gene all your questions are of someone who has not read much of Gandhi. If you are truly interested you should READ. We choke a system by suffering and accepting the consequences of our actions.Throwing stones or shouting slogans and resisting…"
Dec 7, 2011
Garvin Brown replied to JP Cusick's discussion Occupy Wall Street, USA.
"I don,t agree with you. We are ALL brothers and sisters and non violence means suffering for a cause   Garvin"
Nov 29, 2011
Garvin Brown replied to JP Cusick's discussion Occupy Wall Street, USA.
"David you are right in your assessment of the words non violence. Non violence means SUFFERING for a cause which you totally believe in. No moaning about what blows are handed out to the participants. Accept whatever is dished out. In many so called…"
Nov 29, 2011
Garvin Brown liked GandhiServe Foundation's discussion A Photographer named Kanu Gandhi
Nov 23, 2011
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Nov 23, 2011
Garvin Brown commented on N.S.Venkataraman's blog post TEN THOUSAND AGITATORS APPEAR TO BE ADEQUATE TO PARALYSE INDIA
"NSV you have made a correct analysis of the current situation not only in India but around the world. It is sad to see people raising their fists and chanting slogans which in itself is enough to bring people to HIMSA..A true Satyagrahi takes on the…"
Nov 1, 2011
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In regard to the life and work of Mahatma Gandhi I am a / we are an
others
About me / us
I am totally committed to awakening the world to Gandhi's methods by actual practise on the ground.
My methods are to get down from my pedestal and go to the POOR and UNDERPRIVILEGED to be able to EXPERIENCE their hardships and sorrows.
My / our projects, events, campaigns, research, publications
My current project is to set up Cooperatives for women in order to give them employment and a dignity that would bring to them and their families a way out of their misery.
I have also a close tie with people who run schools for the underprivileged in India.

My campaigns to date are Walking to raise Awareness of Gandhi.
2005 - Walked in Gujarat 75th anniversary Dandi Yatra.
2008 - Walked in Assam 3 weeks for the underprivileged.
2008 - Walked and visited Schools in and around Ahmedabad for Gandhi Awareness - 3 weeks
2008 - Walked Queensland Australia for 5 days for World Peace ( I lived on $2 per day for the 5 days) In this Walk I had the happiness of 3 of my close friends from Assam Walking with me.

Future Project
In March/April of 2009 I am returning to the North East of India to Walk for the underprivileged. We will be visiting the following States - Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Meghalaya, Jorhat Assam, Guwahati Assam. In this project I will have my friends from Assam Walking with me.
I am / We are member of the following institution(s)
Mahatma Gandhi Awareness
Address and contact details
3/6 12th Avenue
Palm Beach
Queensland Australia

Garvin Brown's Blog

Ayodhya

Posted on October 3, 2010 at 8:40am 2 Comments

A wonderful display of the Beauty of Religious Disciplines could be demonstrated at Ayodhya by making the whole area a simple place of devotion for All, with the addition of two tasteful Shrines of Remembrance of the recently departed ....................Mohandas K Gandhi and...................Abdul Gaffar Khan.

Sincerely

Garvin
Mahatma Gandhi Awareness

A Swadeshi Economy....Village Uplift Industries

Posted on January 11, 2010 at 5:23am 3 Comments

I have a dream to start a NEW economy for women which will compete on the open markets in direct competition with products made by employees of factories presently operated by small business owners or companies for the purpose of PROFIT to a business owner or a company and its shareholders.

The reasoning behind the obvious future success of such a venture is that the products will be able to be sold at a very competitive price advantage because our motivation is not one of profit for a… Continue

The Poor and Underprivileged

Posted on January 9, 2010 at 12:41am 3 Comments

I read a lot of comments about Gandhi's philosophy.

Gandhi saw the word philosophy as being pretentious and said that all he had done was to conduct experiments in both Truth and Non Violence on as large a scale as possible, he admitted that sometimes he had made mistakes but that he had learned by those mistakes and most often would do Penance for those mistakes. He always held fast to the fact that TRUTH can never be sacrificed or compromised for any reason whatsoever.

People are… Continue

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At 3:21am on September 5, 2011, R.Ramaswamy said…

Thank for your reply and we will mutually share our experiences and resources.

 

R.Ramaswamy

At 10:19am on June 17, 2011, drynpathak said…

dear garvin ,

u r really doing in great way = for Gandian Awareness and service to needful ,how small it may be ........yr devotion to Gandhi is devotion to service to humanity how small it may be ......i honour Gandhi in u , how small it may be , i salute u with all humility ...............'' SMALL BT BEAUTIFUL ''

P.S. - U R MOST WELCOME ,any time ...always .......regards .

At 3:26am on February 10, 2011, ram narayan said…
Dear Garvin Brown,
Thank you very much for your interest. May kindly visit our official website WWW.kvic.org.in I hope that  the details available on our website will cater your need.
By the way, we are going to organise an exhibition at Ravindra Bhavan, Margao (Goa) from 15th February,2011 to 1st March, 2011 to facilitate the NGOs, Artisans,and small enterprises to display and sale their products. May kindly make it convenient to visit the exhibition.
Thanking you
Wish you all the best.
with regards
Ram Narayan
At 10:27am on December 29, 2010, Pravin Patel said…

 

Yes, Garvin

I retired in April, 2010. I purchased new flat. It is bigger then old. Now, I am staying in new flat. It is 2km away from old. But, area is same

At 7:12am on September 28, 2010, drynpathak said…
Dear Mr.Brown ,
thanks for yr comment ,so nice and More…encouraging and giving yr precious time to read d writ .
feel obliged / happy
with Prayer & best of wishes/ regards
At 2:55pm on September 14, 2010, Dr. Ravindra Kumar said…
Dear Brown,
Please send your complet postal address to enable me to send you a copy of my boolet, NON-COOPERATION to you.
Hope, doing well.
Regards,
Ravindra Kumar
At 6:41pm on August 4, 2010, Riccardo Gramegna said…

At 9:24am on August 4, 2010, Arya Bhushan Bhardwaj said…
Dear Garvin, You are absolutely correct, thanks for your valuable comment.
At 6:28am on January 11, 2010, Arya Bhushan Bhardwaj said…
Dear Carvin, So nice of you to become my friend. I appriciate your way of thinking, God bless you and your noble work. You will be glad to know that I am comming to your country in th month of May 2010. I would like to meet you if you are willing. I will be arriving in the month of may most probabily on 3rd or 4th May in Melbourn . Hope to hear from you. My mission is Gandhi and yurveda. Blessings and love.
At 7:02pm on August 22, 2009, Aunty Kamala said…
God Bless You, Garvin! You might check out the ncnworld.org, which has some of the same ideas as yourself.
Please add me as your friend.
Aunty Kamala
 
 
 

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