Mohandas K. Gandhi at the Indian National Congress annual meeting 1938 when Bose was President of Congress party.

Unofficial declaration of Gandhi as ‘Father of India’

No record has found of Mahatma Gandhi ever formally being named “Father of the Nation”. That’s possibly because the title was never formally conferred. He was addressed as “Bapu” by ardent followers in the freedom movement, including Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, who wasn’t much younger than him, Jawaharlal Nehru and Netaji Subash Chandra Bose, who addressed…

Alan Jacobs

Gandhi: Radical Wisdom for a Changing World

Book Release  Gandhi: Radical Wisdom for a Changing World (Watkins Masters of Wisdom) (Paperback) Once again Alan Jacobs, President of the Ramana Maharshi Foundation UK, has compiled a masterly anthology, skilfully drawing on the 100 volumes of the Mahatma’s Collected Works, to provide us with a comprehensive life portrait from his auspicious birth to his…

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Aung San Suu Kyi

“Many of the challenges faced by Gandhi and Nehru along the path to India’s independence were the ones her movement had been facing over the course of its struggle which will mark its quarter century next year.” “I think he (Gandhi) would have stood by us…He would have insisted that India stand by us because…

Gandhi ji on currency

Recession and unemployment

मंदी व गांधी का चिंतन by Shiv Kumar Mishra, Historian संपूर्ण विश्व में आर्थिक संकट है, अमेरिका और जापान जैसी आर्थिक शक्तियां इसके चपेट में हैं | वैश्विक अर्थव्यवस्था का भाग होने के कारण भारत सहित सम्पूर्ण दक्षिण एशिया पर इसका प्रभाव पड़ना स्वाभाविक है | अमेरिका की वित्तीय संस्थानों पर वैश्विक मंदी का प्रभाव…

Sarvodaya

गाँधी दर्शन में सर्वोदय – Shiv Kumar Mishra , Historian सर्वोदय गाँधी दर्शन का मर्म है | सर्वोदय का शाब्दिक अर्थ है उसका उदय | गाँधी के लिए सर्वोदय का अर्थ समाज के प्रत्येक व्यक्ति का सर्वांगीण उत्थान | गाँधी के सर्वोदय में नैतिकता का प्रमुख स्थान है | नैतिकता मानव जीवन का आधार है…

Jairam Ramesh on Mahatma Gandhi

 “As I have traveled intensively across the country, I got to appreciate Mahatma Gandhi much more than I did earlier” “I had this instinctive image of Gandhi being anti-modern, anti-science, anti-West. But as I’ve grown older and begun to read Gandhi more and situate him in the political and historical context in which he operated,…

Gandhigiri by Dr Narinder Kapur

Dr Narinder Kapur, 62, a world authority on brain behaviour, lost his job at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, in 2010. The former president of the British Neuropsychological Society claimed he was kicked out for blowing the whistle over underqualified and unsupervised staff treating patients at the hospital – a practice he claimed was endangering patients. “I…

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MY EARLY LIFE: An Illustrated Story

One of the earliest books developed by the Press in India, My Early Life (1932) is a concise version of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi’s autobiography. The charming little book took shape while Gandhi was in prison, guiding the expert hand of Mahadev Desai, his secretary, at every step of its making. My Early Life: An Illustrated…