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Pls view the new site on the legendary Sarvodayam Kurian of Vypin Island, Narakkal, Kerala. Pls click the link...

Added by C. M. Paul on August 8, 2011 at 15:38 — No Comments

Gandhian Education Model Proposed for Andhra Pradesh Youth

Hyderabad, Jun. 8. ROME - A student from Andhra Pradesh studying at the Salesian University, Rome defended his Master`s thesis on : ``Education for Social Transformation: A Gandhian Model for the Youth of Andhra Pradesh, India.`` Fr Joji Reddy Yeruva of the Salesian Province of Hyderabad made the presentation in the presence of some 25 of his friends and well wishers, 8 June. He fielded the queries with dignified calm and gave clarifications to the panel of professors with ease and…


Added by C. M. Paul on June 8, 2011 at 12:40 — No Comments


Sarvodayam Kurian (11 January, 1920 to 15 July, 1999)

Kurian Parackal of Narakkal, Kerala, strictly a Gandhian (follower of Mohnadas K. Gandhi) was never a card holding member of the Sarvodaya movement which worked to promote the kind of society that Gandhiji envisioned.

Kurian’s social work among the needy, poor and helpless, and the common…


Added by C. M. Paul on May 27, 2011 at 9:26 — No Comments

National Youth march focuses on alcoholism

A national youth march is focusing on combating alcoholism and suicides among the younger generation during its visit to Kerala.

The Jago Yuva Bharat (awaken young India) campaign arrived Kerala at…


Added by C. M. Paul on January 17, 2011 at 6:46 — No Comments

Pope tells persecuted Christians to persevere in non-violence


"Yesterday morning we learned with sorrow the news of the serious attackagainst the Coptic Christian community in Alexandria, Egypt. This vile act ofdeath, such as planting bombs close to the homes of Christians in Iraq to forcethem to leave, offends God and all humanity, who only yesterday prayed forpeace and began the New Year with hope. Before this strategy of violence thathas targeted Christians, and has consequences for the whole population,…


Added by C. M. Paul on January 6, 2011 at 17:24 — No Comments

Docufilm on Gandhian SARVODAYAM KURIAN of Vypeen, Narakkal, Kerala

I am toying with the idea of making a documentary on the life and testimony of the late SARVODAYAM KURIAN - a true Gandhian in the southern Indian state of Kerala... who has been a great inspiration in my life.

He was a Gandhian activist who served as volunteer in Trincomalee (Ceylon, now Sri Lanka) during WWII.

After WWII he set up his own medical shop to aid the poor and marginalized in his native Vypeen Island, Narakkal in Kerala.

He was always there to serve the needy in…


Added by C. M. Paul on December 30, 2010 at 12:30 — No Comments

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