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Mahatma Gandhi : Film : Homage to Prabhudasbhai Gandhi

This 10 min 57 sec piece gives an audio visual impression of one of Mahatma Gandhi's closest co-workers, his grand nephew Mr. Prabhudas Gandhi, who grew up in Gandhi's Phoenix Settlement in South Africa in the beginning of the 20th Century. He lateron lived and worked with Gandhi in his Sabarmati Ashram nr. Ahmedabad and Sevagram Ashram nr. Wardha. Shot list: Prabhudas Gandhi comes out of the main building of Kasturba Ashram nr. Rajkot/Gujarat, India, in 1988. Music: Vaishnava Janato. Stills of Prabhudasbhai's life; showing him with Mahatma Ghandi, family and friends, incl. Peter Rühe, Rajiv and Sonia Gandhi, visiting the Taj Mahal and the Gandhi Sangrahalaya at New Delhi. Talk with Peter Rühe during the drawing competititon Mahatma Gandhi - As I see him at Rajkot 1993, about the relevance of Gandhi's teachings for us today, especially the young generation. Prabhudas Gandhi spinning on an amber charkha (metal spinning-wheel) and reciting the Bhagavad Gita, 1988.

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Comment by viduur on March 22, 2009 at 5:40
Great presentation of great legacy by a great disciple(Peter).

Peter you are also destined to become one of the greatest disciple of Mahatama Gandhi.

My all best wishes & all prayers will be for you. You got the Gandhi's message in perfect spirit.

With best regards.


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