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December 2014 Blog Posts (12)

PREPARE FOR WAR TO LIVE IN PEACE

MAHARSHI DAYANAND ON NATIONAL DEFENCE

By Brigadier Chitranjan Sawant, VSM



Maharshi Swami Dayanand Saraswati, who brought in a religious renaissance in the 19th century India, in his principal work Satyarth Prakash (Light of Truth) has dwelt at length on the question of national defence in the sixth chapter. The sixth chapter is basically about good governance and, of course, national defence is an integral part of good governance. The bottom line of…

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Added by Brigadier Chitranjan Sawant,VSM on December 31, 2014 at 19:14 — 3 Comments

Spirituality: A Panacea for the Growth of the Nation

Spirituality, a term for the journey from being to becoming has been derived from the word spiritual, which in turn, is derived from the word spirit. In Indian terms it is the Adhyatmikta from Adhyatmic and basically from the Atmik. It signifies in general to remain active as per the call of the soul [Atman]. The soul represents the existence of the Supreme in each and every living being. Therefore, it is a clarion call for righteous acts, which is…

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Added by Dr. Ravindra Kumar on December 25, 2014 at 13:41 — No Comments

Citizens' views on how to make clean India campaign successful

Prime Minister’s call for a clean India campaign has caught the mood of the country.Several citizen’s initiatives have been launched  all over India to take the campaign to its logical end. On his part, the Prime Minister has also directed the government departments  to take the necessary steps  with vision and dynamism  to take the campaign forward.

Nandini Voice for The Deprived , a Chennai based NGO organised an All India Essay Competition for the citizens…

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Added by N.S.Venkataraman on December 23, 2014 at 15:00 — No Comments

A unique way of donation - An Extraordinary Example of Application of Trusteeship Principles

An Extraordinary Example of Application of Trusteeship Principles

By Rajnikumar Pandya

A unique way of donation…

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on December 23, 2014 at 8:30 — No Comments

Mahatma Gandhi and Christianity

Mahatma Gandhi and Christianity

“Is Mr. Gandhi a Christian?” a visitor to her first home in Johannesburg once asked Mrs. Milie Graham Polak, wife of Mr. Henry Polak, Gandhi’s closest advisor and a Jewish radical lawyer.

“Do you mean one who is converted to Christianity,” she replied, “or one who believes in the teaching of Christ?”

“One who has been what we call converted,” the…

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Added by Balamurali Balaji on December 20, 2014 at 7:30 — No Comments

SHOULD INDIA ALLOW FREEDOM TO DECRY MAHATMA GANDHI AND PRAISE GODSE ?

                        

It is extremely sad   and disquieting that some hot heads in India have now become so bold to decry Mahatma Gandhi  and hail Godse and appreciate his  act of  shooting down Mahatma Gandhi.

While our Prime Minister Mr. Narendra  Modi  has repeatedly admired Mahatma Gandhi  in his public speeches…

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Added by N.S.Venkataraman on December 19, 2014 at 16:00 — No Comments

Press Note

PRESS NOTICE

On behalf of the Techno-Gandhian Forum, members and I strongly condemn the terror attack in a Pakistan school, carried out by the Taliban militants killing hundreds of students.  We also condemn the Australian café siege by the Iranian cleric in which two people have died.

We strongly believe in the principles of Mahatma Gandhi and the means of Ahimsa, negotiations and non-violent protests to resolve any conflicts or issues existing locally or…

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Added by Balamurali Balaji on December 17, 2014 at 7:00 — No Comments

Gandhi Journal Article-III : Revolutionary Gandhi, Marx and Mao

Gandhi Journal Article-III (December 2014)

Revolutionary Gandhi, Marx and Mao

By Vimla Thakar

Of the learned emancipators and revolutionary visionaries of the twentieth century whose only concern was the welfare and prosperity of the humanity and who put forth their views on science and essence of revolution, we…

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on December 9, 2014 at 7:49 — No Comments

Gandhi Journal Article-I : Gandhi and Globalisation

Gandhi Journal Article-II (December 2014)

Gandhi and Globalisation

By Dr. Tabassum Sheikh

In dealing with the subject of Globalization and Gandhi I would like to first bring out Globalization, it’s negative, disruptive, exploitative and marginalized aspect and the…

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on December 5, 2014 at 8:00 — No Comments

Technology for All

Technology for All

“Right to Technology Act (RTA)” has been here around for debate on giving complete access and right to use technology and scientific products by everyone in the country. Even the last of the citizen in our country can have the right to buy, sell, avail and if possible, create technological products irrespective of his caste, creed, religion, race, gender or place of…

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Added by Balamurali Balaji on December 5, 2014 at 7:00 — No Comments

Gandhi Journal Article-I : Towards a Gandhian Educational System

Gandhi Journal Article-I (December 2014)

Towards a Gandhian Educational System

Though India became politically independent, the impact of British colonialism continued in all facets of Indian life. Literally independent India followed all institutions and systems of the colonial period with slight modifications. Everybody thought that after independence, the system of…

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on December 3, 2014 at 8:29 — No Comments

RAJAJI - GANDHIJI PRAISED HIM AS HIS CONSCIENCE KEEPER

                                      RAJAJI  -   GANDHIJI PRAISED HIM AS HIS CONSCIENCE KEEPER

Mr. C.Rajagopalachari (Rajaji), the first Governor General of independent India was a great patriot and an intellectual who could think beyond his time and express his views…

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Added by N.S.Venkataraman on December 1, 2014 at 14:59 — No Comments

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