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June 2015 Blog Posts (11)

Tribute to Praful Bidwai- an anti Nuke Activist and Veteran Journalist by Vibhuti Patel, 25-6-2015

It is difficult to accept that Praful is no more. Two days back he passed away in Amsterdam, The Netherland. Now, who will spontaneously respond to right wing onslaught on the masses in these difficult times, both globally and within India?

I got to know Praful in 1974 in Mumbai in a meeting organised by the New Left group of young revolutionaries to which he belonged, when Com. Ernest…

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Added by Prof. Vibhuti Patel on June 28, 2015 at 19:44 — No Comments

LET CIVILISED SOCIETY REVOLT AGAINST JIHAD

It is extremely sad and distressing that in the holy month of Ramzan, some terrorist groups indulged in un Islamic act of killing  63 people in three continents on Friday 26th June,2015.

The civilised people around the world are shocked at such brutal massacre and refuse to believe that…

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Added by N.S.Venkataraman on June 27, 2015 at 17:00 — 1 Comment

Nonviolent Non-Cooperation: An Effective, Noble and Valuable Means for Peaceful Change by Ravindra Kumar in Social Alternative, Australia

ACADEMIC JOURNAL ARTICLE

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Nonviolent Non-Cooperation: An Effective, Noble and Valuable Means for Peaceful Change By Kumar, Ravindra Read preview Article excerpt This article reviews the central principles of the social and political tactic of nonviolent non-cooperation, particularly in the tradition of Mahatma…

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Added by Dr. Ravindra Kumar on June 24, 2015 at 7:27 — 1 Comment

Vinobaji's views on 'Non-violence training'

Vinobaji's views on 'Non-violence training'

Questions & answers between Shri Ramchandraji, Gandhi Smarak Nidhi and Vinobaji, March 1971, Brahma Vidya Mandir

Leo-Tolstory

Question: We are in the process of starting a school of Non-violence. What would be an appropriate goal for this…
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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on June 20, 2015 at 13:50 — 2 Comments

HOW TO PREVENT FARMERS’ SUICIDES IN INDIA - VIEWS AND SUGGESTIONS

 

Nandini Voice for The Deprived , a Chennai based NGO (nandinivoice.com ) organised an All India Essay Competition for the citizens on  “How to prevent farmers’ suicides in India ?”. There was good response from the citizens all over India. 

Objective of the contest was to provide an opportunity to the citizens to provide the views and suggestions

The entries submitted by the following  five persons have been selected for award of…

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Added by N.S.Venkataraman on June 18, 2015 at 16:00 — No Comments

Gandhi Journal Article-III : In the Field and in the Academy: An Outsider's Observations

Gandhi Journal Article-III : In the Field and in the Academy: An Outsider's Observations

By Thomas Weber

 

This is based on the Fourth Annual Gandhi Lecture delivered at the Vardhaman Mahaveer Open University in Kota, on 21 July 2012.



I FIRST WENT TO India in…

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on June 16, 2015 at 9:24 — No Comments

MR. MODI’S YOGA MOVEMENT CAN BE GAME CHANGER

Critics of Mr. Narendra  Modi in India and abroad have attributed motives to Mr. Narendra Modi for his initiative in spreading yoga culture in India. The critics have said variety of things including that Mr. Modi  is imposing Hindu religious practices on others and therefore, yoga movement is anti secular.There have also been criticisms that Mr. Modi frequently   anno unces his whimsical ideas and make tall claims about the benefits of his ideas with the view to promoting his…

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Added by N.S.Venkataraman on June 14, 2015 at 16:20 — No Comments

Gandhi Journal Article-II : Tolstoy and Practical Spirituality

Gandhi Journal Article-II : Tolstoy and Practical Spirituality

By Christian Bartlof

 

Leo-Tolstory

This brief article provides an account of the spiritual transformation of Leo Tolstoy from a frustrated Count on the verge of committing suicide to an antiwar activist. His support for the Doukhobors,…

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on June 12, 2015 at 12:50 — No Comments

GREETINGS TO THE MANKIND - NAMASTE NAMASTE

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                              NAMASTE  NAMASTE

                              By Brigadier Chitranjan Sawant,VSM

Arya Samaj circles all over the world have one form of salutation and it is Namaste. Whatever time of the day or night it is when a devout Arya meets another, they both fold their palm, pressing the right palm against the left one, fingers close to each other, bow a little in deference and say in a polite tone –…

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Added by Brigadier Chitranjan Sawant,VSM on June 9, 2015 at 9:46 — No Comments

Gandhi Journal Article-I : Economic ideas of Mahatma Gandhi - Issues & Challenges

Economic ideas of Mahatma Gandhi - Issues & Challenges

By Dr. Suresh Maind

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Mahatma Gandhi had a multifaceted personality. His aim in life was to achieve enlightenment by serving his nation and mankind.  He was born in India and so he was…

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on June 8, 2015 at 12:10 — No Comments

What is a techno-fix?

What is a techno-fix?

Technology as a solution for Sustainable Development has been gaining ground these days, combined with innovative ideas such as social networking. How far the technological devices and tools help the human kind at times of disaster and to maintain integrated, sustainable development is a subject matter for those who believe in the supremacy of technology and its dynamic changes occurring on that front every day.…

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Added by Balamurali Balaji on June 5, 2015 at 4:46 — No Comments

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