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May 2012 Blog Posts (28)

Gandhi and Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia

Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia was a famous Indian freedom fighter and a socialist political leader. He was born on 23 March 1910 in a village Akabarpur in Amedkar Nagar district Uttar Pradesh. While in Europe he attained the League of Nations Assemble in Geneva. He completed his Ph.D. thesis on Salt Satyagraha. He was a closed associate of Mahatma Gandhi up to Quite India Movement. Mahatma Gandhi praise in his writing and speaking many times.

Gandhi wrote in Harijan, on dated 1-7-1939…

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Added by Prof. Dr. Yogendra Yadav on May 30, 2012 at 1:29pm — 1 Comment

Flowers in perspective Of Gandhiji

 Gandhi was a man of nature. He loved flowers very much. He never plucked flowers in his grown up age. He garlanded Khadi sut because of loved flowers.

Gandhi wrote a letter to Gopalji on dated 3 November 1947 that the selected flowers from the Ramayana which you sent are welcome. I will enjoy their fragrance occasionally. How can I ever forget it?

Gandhi wrote a letter to Prabhakar on dated 12 May1947 that I am happy to learn the good news about the hospital there. You…

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Added by Prof. Dr. Yogendra Yadav on May 28, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Weekly News - 28 May 2012

- Welcome to all new members who joined GandhiTopia last week! Now we are 1421 co-members, see

http://www.gandhitopia.org/profiles/members

Latest Activities on GandhiTopia:

- Dr. Ram Sharma posted blog post "chirping of birds", "o! india -my india A POEM BY DR. RAM SHARMA , MEERUT, INDIA", "our website":…

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Added by GandhiServe Foundation on May 28, 2012 at 12:17pm — No Comments

WILD ALLEGATIONS OF ANNA HAZARE WILL ONLY WEAKEN THE ANTI CORRUPTION MOVEMENT



                   WILD ALLEGATIONS OF ANNA HAZARE WILL ONLY WEAKEN THE

                                             ANTI CORRUPTION MOVEMENT

There are millions of Indians who are genuinely concerned about the extent of corruption and nepotism in the country.  Corruption and nepotism exist not only amongst the ministers and government departments but also amongst several sections including the religious heads, academics,…

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Added by N.S.Venkataraman on May 27, 2012 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Afghans, Their Problems And Mahatma Gandhi

Afghans are a very brave caste in the world. They keep their world always. They like honesty. They hate those person who don’t keep their word. Mahatma Gandhi knew about him very well. So time to time he spoke and wrote many times. Khan Abdul Gaffer Khan was his crossest friend. The world knows him as a Seemant  Gandhi. He was one the pillar of freedom movements. He believed in Satyagraha.

 Mahatma Gandhi wrote in Young India about afghan on dated 26 may 1920 that In the course of its…

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Added by Prof. Dr. Yogendra Yadav on May 27, 2012 at 12:21pm — No Comments

With love from Assam village: Techno connect to world

With love from Assam village: Techno connect to world

A cyber-savvy tribal school teacher uses technology, to expose underprivileged children to the world outside. The Thumb Print delves into the mission of this unique teacher.

It was the year 2005. A perplexed teacher running a school for underprivileged children in a remote village in the Indian state of Assam, came to the nearest city Guwahati. He wanted to learn more about the 'monster' called the internet.…

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Added by Uttam Teron on May 26, 2012 at 6:36am — 1 Comment

Poem on Gandhi : Come Again...

Come again……



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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on May 25, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

How GandhiMedia Came About

The Father of the Indian nation, and the apostle of nonviolence. He worked for India's independence from the British rule. And gave us the awesome power of nonviolence.

A social reformer, he taught the world the eternal values of love and truth. His fight for human rights, protection of environment and religious tolerance was mankind's finest hour.

Although acknowledged as one of the greatest personalities of the 20th century it has been difficult to get a proper visual…

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Added by Peter Rühe on May 23, 2012 at 10:20am — No Comments

chirping of birds

11111CHIRPING OF BIRDS

A POEM BY DR. RAM SHARMA , INDIA

sweet melodious invitation of cuckoo

greedy flights of crows

chirping of homely birds

green cries of parrots

or dancing of peacocks or cries

where are these now ?/

Yes , there voices are there

in the ringtones of mobiles

or in hanging bells

where are hanging nests

is this our real progress

from living with all to…

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Added by Dr. Ram Sharma on May 22, 2012 at 5:00am — No Comments

o! india -my india A POEM BY DR. RAM SHARMA , MEERUT, INDIA

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o! india -my india

A POEM BY DR. RAM SHARMA , MEERUT, INDIA

Where is my india

where are mango orchards

we use to play

skyscrappers now here , kissing the sky

looking at us disdainfully

where are ponds and wells

we are quenching our thirst with bottled water

where is the dust of fragrant earth

where is love smeared mud

where is banyan tree , our eternal mate

where is bullock…

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Added by Dr. Ram Sharma on May 22, 2012 at 4:56am — No Comments

our website

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Added by Dr. Ram Sharma on May 22, 2012 at 4:53am — No Comments

Weekly News - 21 May 2012

- Welcome to all new members who joined GandhiTopia last week! Now we are 1413 co-members, see

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Latest Activities on GandhiTopia:

- Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal posted photos:

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- Dr. vandana…

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Added by GandhiServe Foundation on May 21, 2012 at 12:57pm — No Comments

Control is a Trend in Gandhian Methods of Nonviolence

While exploring the methods of nonviolent advocacy practiced by Gandhi and the nonviolent movement for Indian independence, I began to note the consistent occurrence of control within the strategies of Indian protestors. We can easily identify a sense of control in all of the methods adopted by the movement.

Perhaps the most prominent element of Gandhian nonviolence was the imperative refusal to fight back against violence. Gandhi and his methods of nonviolence for social and…

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Added by Anna McDevitt on May 18, 2012 at 1:15am — No Comments

MANY POOR STUDENTS CANNOT CONTINUE STUDIES ANYMORE IN INDIA

        MANY  POOR  STUDENTS  CANNOT CONTINUE STUDIES ANYMORE IN INDIA

 Many private schools and colleges have now increased their fees to absurd level. Most private schools charge  around Rs.10,000/ per annum  on an average  for second standard and an average of Rs. 15,000 per annum for tenth standard.

Please look at the annual fees being charged by an average private college for a degree course.…

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Added by N.S.Venkataraman on May 17, 2012 at 4:40pm — 2 Comments

Our New Book Releases with India's Ambassadors

Dear Friends and Family on Gandhi Topia, 

We are pleased to announce to you our new books.  These books begin a series that continues the discussion begun in our flagship book: Earth Ethics of M.K. Gandhi with teachings from Holy Mother Amma: an Introduction.

On April 18th, 2012,  we  were invited to a reception at the India House, here in Stockholm, home of India's Ambassador to Sweden and Latvia, H.E. Ambassador Ashok Sajjanhar, to hear a talk by India's…

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Added by Aunty Kamala on May 16, 2012 at 2:32pm — No Comments

Interdisciplinary Research Projects and World Conference on Existential Harmony - 2014

Interdisciplinary Research Projects

and

World Conference on Existential Harmony - 2014

 

 

The world is facing many a challenge like pollution of air, water and soil. Natural resources are fast depleting. Population growth-rate is outstripping resources worldwide. There is an uneven distribution of sources of livelihood. Multinational corporations are putting undue pressure on governments and…

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Added by Dr. Surendra Pathak on May 16, 2012 at 2:22pm — No Comments

Gandhi As a Scientist

Gandhi As a Scientist

Dr. Pankaj S. Joshi*

Was Gandhi anti-Science and anti-machines? That he had a `retrograde' mentality and an opposed setup of mind, rejecting `modern progress', has been one of the biggest accusation against him of the…

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on May 15, 2012 at 3:27pm — No Comments

Weekly News - 14 May 2012

- Welcome to all new members who joined GandhiTopia last week! Now we are 1410 co-members, see

http://www.gandhitopia.org/profiles/members

Latest Activities on GandhiTopia:

- Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal posted photos:

http://www.gandhitopia.org/photo/photo/listForContributor?screenName=2vct7xn52bt3w

- Dr.…

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Added by GandhiServe Foundation on May 14, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Food Shortage and its solution in view of Mahatma Gandhi

Our population is increases day to day. For accommodations of them and set up industries, we are covering more land. So the agriculture lands are decreases day to day. So we will be suffering by the food crisis. We are suffered by famine every year. In time of Mahatma Gandhi people suffered food crisis. He gave some solutions to us. April 19, 1947 he gave a solution to ministers of Bihar that their personal lives should be models of simplicity. They should perform body-labour for at least an…

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Added by Prof. Dr. Yogendra Yadav on May 14, 2012 at 7:40am — No Comments

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