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SEVENTY THIRD DAY REPORT GANDHI SWARAJ PADYATRA by Jeff Knaebel

SEVENTY THIRD DAY REPORT

GANDHI SWARAJ PADYATRA

by Jeff Knaebel on the 133rd day of his sojourner stateless freedom

30 October 2009



“I have not the slightest doubt that, but for the pair, truth and non-violence, mankind will be doomed. We can have the vision of that truth and non-violence only in the simplicity of the villages” ~ Mahatma Gandhi



MAHATMA GANDHI ON MODERN CITIES v/s. VILLAGES

Compiled by Sri V.K. Desai, Rajkot







I am… Continue

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SEVENTY SECOND DAY REPORT GANDHI SWARAJ PADYATRA by Jeff Knaebel

SEVENTY SECOND DAY REPORT

GANDHI SWARAJ PADYATRA

by Jeff Knaebel, sojourner stateless freedom

29 October 2009



“I have not the slightest doubt that, but for the pair, truth and non-violence, mankind will be doomed. We can have the vision of that truth and non-violence only in the simplicity of the villages” ~ Mahatma Gandhi

MAHATMA GANDHI ON INDUSTRIALIZATION

Compiled by Sri V.k. Desai, Rajkot

Industrialization on a mass scale will necessarily lead to… Continue

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SEVENTY FIRST DAY REPORT GANDHI SWARAJ PADYATRA by Jeff Knaebel

SEVENTY FIRST DAY REPORT

GANDHI SWARAJ PADYATRA

by Jeff Knaebel, sojourner stateless freedom

28 October 2009



“I have not the slightest doubt that, but for the pair, truth and non-violence, mankind will be doomed. We can have the vision of that truth and non-violence only in the simplicity of the villages” ~ Mahatma Gandhi

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Gandhi’s internationalism was a sociological and political application of the great norm of Ahimsa, which means universal non-hatred… Continue

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SEVENTYTH DAY REPORT GANDHI SWARAJ PADYATRA by Jeff Knaebel

SEVENTYTH DAY REPORT

GANDHI SWARAJ PADYATRA

by Jeff Knaebel, sojourner stateless freedom

27 October 2009



“I have not the slightest doubt that, but for the pair, truth and non-violence, mankind will be doomed. We can have the vision of that truth and non-violence only in the simplicity of the villages” ~ Mahatma Gandhi



MAHATMA GANDHI ON PEACE AND NON-VIOLENCE

By Ashu Passricha, Journal of Gandhian Studies, 2006



Gandhi believed in the thorough… Continue

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SIXTY NINTH DAY REPORT GANDHI SWARAJ PADYATRA by Jeff Knaebel

SIXTY NINTH DAY REPORT

GANDHI SWARAJ PADYATRA

by Jeff Knaebel, sojourner stateless freedom

26 October 2009



“I have not the slightest doubt that, but for the pair, truth and non-violence, mankind will be doomed. We can have the vision of that truth and non-violence only in the simplicity of the villages” ~ Mahatma Gandhi



MAHATMA GANDHI ON PEACE AND NON-VIOLENCE

By Ashu Passricha, Journal of Gandhian Studies, 2006.

Gandhi was of the firm conviction… Continue

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SIXTY EIGTH DAY REPORT GANDHI SWARAJ PADYATRA by Jeff Knaebel

SIXTY EIGTH DAY REPORT

GANDHI SWARAJ PADYATRA

by Jeff Knaebel, sojourner stateless freedom

25 October 2009



“I have not the slightest doubt that, but for the pair, truth and non-violence, mankind will be doomed. We can have the vision of that truth and non-violence only in the simplicity of the villages”



LETTER TO H.S.L.POLAK, [LONDON], October 14, 1909

• They saw that kings and their swords were inferior to the sword of ethics, and they, therefore, held… Continue

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SIXTY SEVENTH DAY REPORT GANDHI SWARAJ PADYATRA by Jeff Knaebel

SIXTY SEVENTH DAY REPORT

GANDHI SWARAJ PADYATRA

by Jeff Knaebel on the 127th day of his stateless freedom

24 October 2009



“I have not the slightest doubt that, but for the pair, truth and non-violence, mankind will be doomed. We can have the vision of that truth and non-violence only in the simplicity of the villages”



LETTER TO H.S.L.POLAK, [LONDON], October 14, 1909

• “My main purpose was, in all the questions that were addressed to me, forgotten, and… Continue

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SIXTY FIFTH DAY REPORT GANDHI SWARAJ PADYATRA by Jeff Knaebe

SIXTY FIFTH DAY REPORT

GANDHI SWARAJ PADYATRA

by Jeff Knaebel on the 125th day of his statelessness

22 October 2009

“I have not the slightest doubt that, but for the pair, truth and non-violence, mankind will be doomed. We can have the vision of that truth and non-violence only in the simplicity of the villages”



• EXCERPTS FROM HIND SWARAJ

by Mahatma Gandhi, November 1909



• “Good travels at a snail’s pace – it can, therefore, have little to do with… Continue

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REPORTS FIFTY EIGHTH DAY THROUGH SIXTY FOURTH DAY GANDHI SWARAJ PADYATRA by Jeff Knaebel

REPORTS FIFTY EIGHTH DAY THROUGH SIXTY FOURTH DAY

GANDHI SWARAJ PADYATRA

by Jeff Knaebel from the 118th day through the 124th day of his stateless freedom

15 October 2009 – 21 October 2009



EXCERPTS FROM HIND SWARAJ

by Mahatma Gandhi, November 1909



• “Good travels at a snail’s pace – it can, therefore, have little to do with the railways. Those who want to do good are not selfish, they are not in a hurry, they know that to impregnate people with good… Continue

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FORTY THIRD DAY REPORT GANDHI SWARAJ PADYATRA by Jeff Knaebel

FORTY THIRD DAY REPORT

GANDHI SWARAJ PADYATRA

by Jeff Knaebel, sojourner free

30 September 2009

For a non-violent person, the whole world is one family. He will thus fear none, nor will others fear him. (Mahatma Gandhi in Tendulkar 1960)…



Obedience to the law of bread labor will bring about a silent revolution in the structure of society. (Tendular 1960)…



Oppression thrives only when the oppressed submit to it. (Tendulkar 1960)...



Peace… Continue

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FORTY FIRST DAY REPORT GANDHI SWARAJ PADYATRA by Jeff Knaebel,

FORTY FIRST DAY REPORT

GANDHI SWARAJ PADYATRA

by Jeff Knaebel, sojourner free

28 September 2009

To me Truth is God & there is no way to find Truth except the way of non-violence. (Mahatma Gandhi in Tendulkar 1960)…



For a non-violent person, the whole world is one family. He will thus fear none, nor will others fear him. (Tendulkar 1960)…



Obedience to the law of bread labor will bring about a silent revolution in the structure of society. (Tendular… Continue

Added by JK on October 9, 2009 at 23:50 — No Comments

THIRTIETH DAY REPORT GANDHI SWARAJ PADYATRA by Jeff Knaebel

THIRTIETH DAY REPORT

GANDHI SWARAJ PADYATRA

by Jeff Knaebel on the 90th day of his paperless stateless freedom

17 September 2009

Through the deliverance of India, I seek to deliver the races of earth from the crushing heels of Western exploitation (Mahatma Gandhi in Tendulkar, 1960)…



Let us learn from English rulers the fact that the oppressors are blind to the enormity of their own misdeeds (Collected Works of Mahatma Gandhi)…



The builders of the… Continue

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TWENTY SEVENTH DAY REPORT GANDHI SWARAJ PADYATRA by Jeff Knaebel

TWENTY SEVENTH DAY REPORT

GANDHI SWARAJ PADYATRA

by Jeff Knaebel, sojourner free

14 September 2009

Civilization is that mode of conduct which points the path of duty...

Economics that hurt the moral well being of an individual or a nation are immoral and sinful (Collected Works of Mahatma Gandhi).



Today we were awakened at 0330 hrs by a loudspeaker Hindi sermon, more or less simultaneous with the light switch thrown on for commencement of buffalo milking in… Continue

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TWENTY THIRD DAY REPORT GANDHI SWARAJ PADYATRA by Jeff Knaebel

TWENTY THIRD DAY REPORT

GANDHI SWARAJ PADYATRA

by Jeff Knaebel , sojourner free

10 September 2009

Democracy that depends on military and police is no democracy – democracy is not a state in which people act like sheep (Collected Works of Mahatma Gandhi).



Last night we slept in the motorcycle garage of our Rai host. Jeff was next to the TVS Apache; Hoshar by the Eterno 150 – like this we arranged ourselves among the machines.

One wonders what “Apache” is doing… Continue

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TWENTY SECOND DAY REPORT GANDHI SWARAJ PADYATRA by Jeff Knaebel

TWENTY SECOND DAY REPORT

GANDHI SWARAJ PADYATRA

by Jeff Knaebel on the 82nd day of his paperless stateless freedom

9 September 2009

Corruption & hypocrisy are the inevitable products of modern democracy. (Mahatma Gandhi in Tendulkar, 1960).



Last night at Rohat we went to our charpoys to sleep under the stars in cool temperatures. At 0130 hrs a light rain forced us into a storage shed. We arose at 0350 hrs with blasts of rain on our terrace.

We got… Continue

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TWENTY FIRST DAY REPORT GANDHI SWARAJ PADYATRA by Jeff Knaebel

TWENTY FIRST DAY REPORT

GANDHI SWARAJ PADYATRA

by Jeff Knaebel on the eighty first day of his paperless stateless freedom.

8 September 2009

This civilization is such that one has only to be patient & it will self-destruct (Collected Works of Mahatma Gandhi).



Today we got underway from Hasangarh to Anandpur at 0421 hrs.

Even at this hour the heavy truck traffic which covers us with dust and envelops with noxious fumes rotates our walking meditation and… Continue

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TWENTIETH DAY REPORT GANDHI SWARAJ PADYATRA by Jeff Knaebel

TWENTIETH DAY REPORT

GANDHI SWARAJ PADYATRA

by Jeff Knaebel, sojourner free

7 September 2009

Real civilization consists not in the multiplication, but in the deliberate & voluntary reduction of wants (Collected Works of Mahatma Gandhi).



Today we got underway from Chhara toward Nayabas at 0416 hrs.

Wavy strands of morning mist sparkled in the beams of our flashlights as we walked through the pre-dawn darkness in an atmosphere heavy with moisture and… Continue

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SEVENTEENTH DAY REPORT GANDHI SWARAJ PADYATRA by Jeff Knaebel

SEVENTEENTH DAY REPORT

GANDHI SWARAJ PADYATRA

by Jeff Knaebel on his 77th day of paperless stateless freedom

4 September 2009

We got underway from Lukhi at 0422 hrs, heading for Kosli.

The approach to Kosli was through large ponds and mudholes from a night of rain on a section of road under construction.

Upon our arrival in Kosli at 0651 hrs we were greeted by our hosts Rajesh Kumar Sharma and Om Prakash. Our quarters comprised an unused first floor room of the… Continue

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SIXTEENTH DAY REPORT GANDHI SWARAJ PADYATRA by Jeff Knaebel

SIXTEENTH DAY REPORT

GANDHI SWARAJ PADYATRA

by Jeff Knaebel, sojourner free

3 September 2009

Today we got underway from Village Koka at 0431 hrs.

The night had been sleepless for Jeff, with his face swollen and seemingly on fire from insect bite.

We start out on a sandy dirt track under a full moon so bright that the stars could not be seen. After getting back onto the pavement, the heavy truck traffic seemed especially disconcerting. There was no thought of a… Continue

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FIFTEEENTH DAY REPORT GANDHI SWARAJ PADYATRA by Jeff Knaebel

FIFTEEENTH DAY REPORT

GANDHI SWARAJ PADYATRA

by Jeff Knaebel, sojourner free

2 September 2009

Today we got underway from Sihma at 0420 hrs.

The sky is heavily laden with moisture from rain last night and the stars are obscured.

We arrive Bewal at 0653 hrs. Our host is Sri Bhagwan, son of Sri Banwari Lal.

After introductions by Principal Sri Kirsan Singh, we speak to about 260 students and staff at the Government Senior Secondary School, Bewar. Our 45 minute… Continue

Added by JK on September 9, 2009 at 16:21 — No Comments

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