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December 2013 Blog Posts (13)

Happy New Year 2014

But years may go their way, yet the great principles of satya and ahimsa, truth and non-violence, are there to guide us. They are the silent stars keeping holy vigil above a tired and turbulent world. Like Gandhi, we may be firm in our conviction that the sun shines above the drifting…

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Added by Balamurali Balaji on December 31, 2013 at 11:47 — No Comments

Guidelines for meditation

Guidelines for meditation

 

Here are some pointers on meditation taken from ancient scriptures such as Srimad Baghavad Gita.

 

Q: What is the proper procedure for meditation?

A: The environment, the body setup and the meditation process is explained below:

  • It is important to find a relatively quiet location where one’s mind is not easily distracted. A platform that is neither too low nor too high is recommended for…
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Added by Balamurali Balaji on December 27, 2013 at 9:56 — No Comments

Making the Mahatma a Christ - Christmas special

Delhi High Court orders woman to pray at Rajghat for a week to repent



Indo-Asian News Service

Updated: December 21, 2013 20:43 IST

Source: http://www.ndtv.com/article/cities/delhi-high-court-orders-woman-to-pray-at-rajghat-for-a-week-to-repent-sin-461528



The Delhi High Court, declining to pardon a woman who kept lying under oath about… Continue

Added by Balamurali Balaji on December 22, 2013 at 5:34 — No Comments

Reminiscences of Gandhi (ppt)

Mahatma Gandhi

Reminiscences of Gandhi…

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on December 21, 2013 at 9:45 — No Comments

The practicality of nonviolence as told by Gandhi

The practicality of nonviolence as told by Gandhi

 

We must draw the distinction between living in the face of danger and living dangerously. A man who dares to live alone in a forest infested by wild beasts and wilder men without a gun and with God as his only help lives in the face of danger.

The people of a village near Bettia (now in the West Champaran district of Bihar), told me that they had…

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Added by Balamurali Balaji on December 20, 2013 at 4:30 — No Comments

Gandhiji's favourite hymn (Bhajan Song)

Gandhiji's favourite hymn (Bhajan Song)

“Hari Thum Haro” is the devotional song composed by Meera Bai, the poet saint. This song is one of the favourite of Mahatma Gandhi.

Gandhiji once expressed the wish to…

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Added by Balamurali Balaji on December 18, 2013 at 6:00 — No Comments

In the Mahatma’s image

In the Mahatma’s image

Mandela and Badshah Khan were two apostles of non-violence

who carried forward Gandhi’s legacy

By Ajit Ranade



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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on December 12, 2013 at 6:00 — No Comments

Mahatma Gandhi's call for prohibition ignored

                                           MAHATMA GANDHI'S CALL FOR PROHIBITION IGNORED

 

                                      Alarming increase in liquor consumption in Tamil Nadu, India

 

It is reported that so far in the financial year 2013-2014, the sale of liquor by government owned TASMAC  liquor shops in Tamil Nadu  upto end November 2013 is around Rs.21,600 crore. Based on the trend  in the recent past, it can be reasonably expected…

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Added by N.S.Venkataraman on December 10, 2013 at 15:46 — No Comments

Gandhi Journal Article - III

Gandhi's Debt: Family Obligation and the Greater Good

By Thomas Weber 

Abstract

There is often a dilemma is deciding where an obligation to assist others should be directed. Many insist that “charity begins at home”, while others may agree that it should be aimed at most needy. Gandhi was a member of a…

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on December 10, 2013 at 5:38 — No Comments

Lasting legacy: Nelson Mandela's evolution as a strategic leader

Lasting legacy: Nelson Mandela's evolution as a strategic leader

By Paul J. H. Schoemaker

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on December 7, 2013 at 7:00 — No Comments

Gandhi Journal Article - II

Gandhi's world of peace

By Balamurali Balaji

Over many centuries, world civilization has witnessed countless instances of warfare, battles, and conflicts duly capable of employing the power of transmuting the human kind into forms what the emperors and rulers had never thought of. There…

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on December 5, 2013 at 6:41 — No Comments

What is true follower-ship?

What is true follower-ship?

There are millions of followers for Mahatma Gandhi in the world. But, not all of them actually follow them. Some worship him as leader, while others see him as spiritual man. There has always been skepticism in understanding and following his footsteps. Actually, what is true followership? Is it all about…

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Added by Balamurali Balaji on December 3, 2013 at 7:10 — No Comments

Gandhi Journal Article - I

Management minus Jargon

Learning Management & Leadership from the Mahatma's "The Story of My Experiments with Truth"

 

Mahatma Gandhi is an…

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on December 2, 2013 at 9:27 — No Comments

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