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Balamurali Balaji's Blog – August 2011 Archive (6)

Chapter 3: Vital need for research

The moral basis of Vegetarianism

by

M.K. Gandhi

Navjivan Publishing House, Ahmedabad

 

Excerpts from Chapter 3: Vital need for research

 

 

The unlimited capacity of the plant world to sustain man at his highest is a region yet unexplored by modern medical science which through force of habit that pins its faith on the shambles or at least milk and its by-products. It is a duty…

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Added by Balamurali Balaji on August 30, 2011 at 22:30 — No Comments

Chapter 2: Unfired Food

The moral basis of Vegetarianism

by

M.K. Gandhi

Navjivan Publishing House, Ahmedabad

 

Excerpts from Chapter 2: Unfired Food

 

A letter from Coonoor,dated 26-7-1929 addressed to Gandhiji in connection with his experiments in dietetics, was written by Dr.R. McCarrison and the wordings from that letter are as follows:

 

"One of the great faults in Indian diets at the present day is their…

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Added by Balamurali Balaji on August 30, 2011 at 18:30 — No Comments

Chapter 1: Food Values

The moral basis of Vegetarianism

by

M.K. Gandhi

Navjivan Publishing House, Ahmedabad

 

Excerpts from Chapter 1: Food Values

 

Whilst it is true that man cannot live without air and water, the thing that nourishes the body is food. Hence the saying, food is life.

 

Food can be divided in to three categories: vegetarian, flesh and mixed. Flesh foods include fowl and fish. Milk is an animal…

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Added by Balamurali Balaji on August 30, 2011 at 6:49 — 2 Comments

Anna Vs. Government's LokPal

Anna Vs. Government's LokPal

 

With the unsatisfied Anna roaring on the incomplete, unnerved LokPal Bill undergoing the legislative process, the government is keen on implementing its commitment during the winter session of the parliament and the people of India has got a spectacular show unfold before them raising two questions of what the Government would do with Anna and what Anna would do with his version of LokPal.

 

From 16th August, Anna is…

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Added by Balamurali Balaji on August 9, 2011 at 7:10 — 1 Comment

The subtle quality called "Forgiveness" - Concluding part

Forgiveness for building peace and trust

 

The above described 9 steps in Part I would help us in recovering from the grief caused by the other’s intervention in our actions. The essence of the above measures is that one has to refrain from the person who commits the damage and seek to work out the alternatives to maintain our veracity and peace in the surroundings. Our presence might shoot up the opponent’s power…

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Added by Balamurali Balaji on August 5, 2011 at 6:00 — No Comments

Article: The subtle quality called “Forgiveness”

The subtle quality called “Forgiveness”

 

Forgiveness is an essential component of healing, moving on and reclaiming one’s life, when we are hurt or feel wronged. It means the reconciliation with the person that upset you, or condoning their action. In addition to this, it is the peace and understanding setting aside the hurt and personal feelings by changing the whole grievance story and situation.

 

Not all of us are ready to forgive others…

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Added by Balamurali Balaji on August 3, 2011 at 6:30 — No Comments

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