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October 2015 Blog Posts (16)

A question of life and death

“I know that death is inevitable, no matter what precautions man deludes himself with.”

–Gandhi (Young India, July 2, 1931)

There is a story from the Middle East about a man who runs right into Death in the marketplace, and Death backs away from him, clearly startled. The man doesn’t take the time to say ‘excuse me’, instead, takes off running, and decides to move away to another village, miles and miles away. Death is there waiting for him. I thought I…

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on October 31, 2015 at 7:19am — No Comments

Society and Culture

 

Society and culture are the two spheres connected with human life, which decide the present and the future of man.  All possibilities of man’s development, his standard of living and future prospects, depend upon organization of society he lives in, and culture that he follows. Along with this, society and culture also contribute significantly towards safety of human existence.

Scope of the both, society and culture is sanguine. Most of the subjects related to man’s life are…

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Added by Dr. Ravindra Kumar on October 29, 2015 at 5:34am — No Comments

SLEEP WELL SHUBH RATRI

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                   SLEEP WELL SHUBH RATRI

                         By Brigadier Chitranjan Sawant,VSM

Last night I slept very well. Last week I had spent many a restless night tossing in bed and counting sheep to invite sleep. My invitation remained unaccepted. As usual I left my bed at 0500 hrs to get ready for my morning constitutional. Shave and shampoo took no time as I am quite used to getting ready in a jiffy, thanks to…

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Added by Brigadier Chitranjan Sawant,VSM on October 25, 2015 at 7:53pm — 2 Comments

CONVERTING AGRI LAND FOR DEVELOPING CITY IN ANDHRA PRADESH- CONVERTING AGRI LAND FOR DEVELOPING CITY IN ANDHRA PRADESH - GANDHIJI WOULD NOT HAVE APPROVED THIS

It is shocking that 30,000 acres of fertile agricultural land has been put to use for developing Amaravati as capital city of Andhra Pradesh. Obviously, this implies that Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh thinks that developing  a city is more important than cultivating rice or pulses. Converting agricultural land for building houses  or constructing factories  are being repeatedly carried out during the last several…

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Added by N.S.Venkataraman on October 25, 2015 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

Panchayat Elections in U.P.

I have been rigid on keeping clean by not spending any penny on pleasing voters to vote for me.

http://rajnaitikbharat.blogspot.in/2015/10/blog-post.html

Added by Ram Bansal on October 25, 2015 at 2:11am — No Comments

Release of the Italian edition of my Gandhi's Outstanding Leadership book at Gregorian University, Rome on October 1st

 VATICAN RADIO PRESS RELEASE 

The Italian edition of former ambassador of  India, Pascal Alan Nazareth’s widely acclaimed book ‘Gandhi’s Outstanding leadership’ was released at the renowned Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, on Thursday, by its distinguished Rector, François-Xavier Dumortier SJ.

Roberto Catalano, Director, Inter-Religious Dialogue of the Focolare Movement  presided over the Programme and highlighted the importance of the book. Friday, October 2, is…

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Added by Pascal Alan Nazareth on October 22, 2015 at 3:08pm — No Comments

Reformed criminal spreads Gandhian thoughts in Inmates of different Jails

Reformed criminal spreads Gandhian thoughts in Inmates of different Jails

 
Reformed criminal Laxman Gole spread Gandhian thoughts among jails



A hardened criminal a decade ago, Laxman Gole's life now revolves around reforming lives of hundreds of convicts serving jail terms across the state. And his tool is 'The Story of My Experiments with Truth', an autobiography of Mahatma…

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on October 17, 2015 at 11:07am — No Comments

SUPREME COURT RETAINS SUPREMACY

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               SUPREME COURT RETAINS SUPREMACY

                         By Brigadier Chitranjan Sawant,VSM

 

The Hon’ble Supreme Court of India has on 17 October 15 struck down the Act forming the National Judicial Appointments Commission and reverted to the existing Collegium System of appointment of judges of the Supreme Court and all High Courts. In a layman’s language it can be said that an Act passed by…

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Added by Brigadier Chitranjan Sawant,VSM on October 16, 2015 at 9:56am — 1 Comment

Gandhi Journal Article-III (October 2015): Economic impact of Gandhi's models

Gandhi Journal Article-III (October 2015)

Economic impact of Gandhi's models

By Prajakta Desai & Sunil Sonawane

Gandhi had an innate sympathy for the poor and…
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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on October 15, 2015 at 8:34am — No Comments

Gandhi Journal Article-II (October 2015) : Empowerment of the Rural Poor: The Gandhian Approach

Gandhi Journal Article-II (October 2015) : Empowerment of the Rural Poor: The Gandhian Approach

By Dr. D. Pulla Rao 

 
Empowerment of the rural poor has become a major problem of rural India over the last 100 years. In 1930s when Mahatma Gandhi…
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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on October 13, 2015 at 9:04am — No Comments

Gandhi Journal Article-I (October 2015) : Relevance of Gandhi in Modern Times

Gandhi Journal Article-I (October 2015)

Relevance of Gandhi in Modern Times

By Rajen Baura 

 

Looking at the present state of affairs in India, the…

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on October 10, 2015 at 9:29am — No Comments

Record-breaking over 49 lakh hits on Gandhi website during Gandhi Jayanti week

Record-breaking over 49 lakh hits on Gandhi website during Gandhi Jayanti week

 
record-breaking hits on Mahatma Gandhi Website



This Gandhi Jayanti, one spot Mahatma Gandhi information website www.mkgandhi.org got record-breaking 49 lakh hits…

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on October 7, 2015 at 9:47am — No Comments

Mahatma Gandhi - Messenger of Peace & Non-Violence

October2, 2015 International Day of Non-Violence - Mahatma Gandhi Birthday

The United Nations’ International Day of Non-Violence is a global observance that promotes…

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Added by Dr. Subhash Chandra on October 3, 2015 at 7:40am — No Comments

REDEFINING RELEVANCE OF GANDHI

As the light is to darkness ; knowledge to ignorance , water to thirst , food to hunger , peace to war , love to hatred , compassion to hopeless so is the Mahatma Gandhi to survival and existence to the humanity on earth .

Gandhi is not an individual , now he has become a thought , a way of life , universally accepted as champion of NON-VIOLENCE , LOVE , PEACE AND BROTHERHOOD ...........He is a Sanatni Hindu , Socrates , Prophet Mohammadand Lord…

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Added by drynpathak on October 2, 2015 at 10:39am — No Comments

CANDID VIEW ON TERROR

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                 CANDID  VIEW  ON  TERROR

                     By Brigadier Chitranjan Sawant,VSM

We have felt the impact of terror in our lives. One hears the bomb blast in the neighbourhood and is scared. Another person nearby may have lost a limb and just next door a friend may have lost life. Scary scenes these are indeed. Of course, metropolitan cities like Mumbai and Delhi have been worst hit in India and globally speaking…

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Added by Brigadier Chitranjan Sawant,VSM on October 1, 2015 at 7:03pm — 2 Comments

New Book Published: The South African Gandhi

The South African Gandhi

Stretcher-Bearer of Empire…





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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on October 1, 2015 at 8:57am — No Comments

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