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June 2014 Blog Posts (11)

Abusing Gandhiji’s name

Abusing Gandhiji’s name

And those who see tarnishing and criticizing reports on Gandhiji’s life and his image need not panic at the least for one reason. ‘Cause, these are not the only days when some articles and books sound unpleasantly on Mahatma. Even during his lifetime, his name was abused for petty gains and gratuitous publicity. Gandhiji’s annoyance at such abusing of his name never ceased to emerge as he made strong offensive statements.

Once a friend sent… Continue

Added by Balamurali Balaji on June 30, 2014 at 14:35 — No Comments

A Chronicle and Special Bulletin of Gandhian Study Centre - MGM College, Udupi

The first issue of the chronicle and bulletin "Gandhi Smriti" - A Memorial to the Mahatma was launched today (25-06-2014) as an in-house bulletin / magazine of the Gandhian Study Centre [Department of Gandhian Studies] of the Mahatma Gandhi Memorial College, Udupi. Principal Prof. Dr. N. Hala Naik released the first issue in a simple function held at the Nutana Ravindra Mantapa of…


Added by VINITH RAO on June 25, 2014 at 19:30 — No Comments

Documentary on Mahatma's natural lifestyle, healing techniques

Documentary on Mahatma's natural lifestyle, healing techniques

Fitness guru Mickey Mehta is launching a new…


Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on June 23, 2014 at 12:17 — No Comments

New Book Published : Grandfather Gandhi

Grandfather Gandhi

A Picture Book for All Ages


By : Arun Gandhi, Bethany Hegedus

Illustrated by : Evan Turk

Published by : Atheneum…


Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on June 18, 2014 at 10:08 — No Comments

Seven Social Sins as per Mahatma Gandhi



Wealth Without Work…


Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on June 14, 2014 at 9:37 — No Comments

Importance of Harmony in Life

Harmony, Sadbhavana in Indian terms, occupies the most important place in man’s life. It is complementary to the supreme human value of Ahimsa and symbolic of friendliness in toto, and, therefore, it remains as the nucleus in the Vedic-Hindu philosophy and way of life. The great Mahamrityunjaya Mantra of the Rigveda urges man for harmony to develop inclusive and wide-ranging friendliness among fellow beings and thereby create an atmosphere of peace leading…


Added by Dr. Ravindra Kumar on June 11, 2014 at 9:27 — No Comments

Gandhi Journal Article - III

Science, Truth and Gandhi: Divergence and Convergence

Madhav Govind

Gandhi's notion of truth transcended the narrow conception of truth articulated by science. Gandhi's criticisms of science emanated not only from the blind application of science but also from…


Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on June 10, 2014 at 9:56 — No Comments

Indian View of Globalization, Multiculturalism and Peace-Building in the Twenty-First Century: Prospects and Challenges

Globalization [vaishvikaran], is a word derived of the globalize [vaishviki], which further emerges from the globe [vishva], the earth. Globalization is in short a continuously increasing process dedicated in principle to the global unity and welfare of all those living on earth. In other words, the whole world as a single family as per the ancient Vedic-Hindu dictum of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam [वसुधैव कुटुम्बकम्] is within its ambit with the sole purpose of…


Added by Dr. Ravindra Kumar on June 8, 2014 at 15:56 — No Comments

Mahatma Gandhi's role in 1899 Anglo Boer War.... Very Few people know this.

Natal Indian Ambulance Corps

(The Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902)

During the Second Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902 M. K. Gandhi, who was a lawyer working for Muslim Indian Traders in Natal, formed a volunteer Ambulance Corps for the British Army.

The Natal Indian Ambulance Corps, led…


Added by Nitigya Mansinghka on June 8, 2014 at 13:38 — 3 Comments

Gandhi Journal Article - II

Reflections on Gandhi's Economic Ideas

By Naresh Kumar Sharma

Understanding the essence of the phrase - good life is basic to understanding the economic phenomena, economic theory and economic systems. Mahatma Gandhi's economic ideas may be better understood and appreciated in the context of a particular view of what constitutes a good life as well as a particular way of…


Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on June 5, 2014 at 13:22 — No Comments

Gandhi Journal Article - I

King of Kindness

Vinoba Bhave and His Nonviolent Revolution

By Mark Shephard…


Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on June 3, 2014 at 10:30 — No Comments

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