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June 2012 Blog Posts (25)

Protection Of Trees and Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi loved tree very much. We know it by seeing his all ashrams in India and abroad. He planted many tree in his ashrams and recommended for it to who lived in ashrams. In his speeches and letters, He always spoke and wrote.  

All religion is presumably in response to the human aspiration or need. Religion is some irresistible binding force. The cow was a peremptory need and we had cow-protection in India. Digging of wells where water is scarce is a religion. It would be…

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Added by Prof. Dr. Yogendra Yadav on June 7, 2012 at 5:43am — No Comments

Gandhi and Environment

Mahatma Gandhi loved nature very much. He knew the important of environment. So he always said to the people of India that he did not destroy nature for their greed. He wrote many times about it. He spoke in his prayer and other meetings about it.

Gandhi mentioned about environment in Indian Opinion, which published on dated 9 February 1907 that we ought to know the direction in which our Environment disposes our instincts. We know that we are not in every way masters of our own life;…

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Added by Prof. Dr. Yogendra Yadav on June 6, 2012 at 7:46am — No Comments

Contributions of Prof. Gokhale in South Africa Satyagraha

 Gopal Krishna Gokhale was born on 13 May 1866 in Banaras. He was the founder of Servant of India and one of the senior leaders of Congress. He was the mentor of Mahatma Gandhi. He played a great role in South African movement. He was the advisor and supporter both. He went to South Africa and delivered many speeches among Indians.

Gandhi wrote a letter to G. K. Gokhale on dated 4 July 1903 that I have been sending you the papers in connection with the Indian situation in South Africa…

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Added by Prof. Dr. Yogendra Yadav on June 5, 2012 at 8:25am — No Comments

Mahatma Gandhi and Gokhale-I

Mr. G.K. Gokhale was a political Guru of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. He took help in his every problem. Ha gave solutions and show the path. Here are some examples of it. I am writing a series under this heading. It is first part of it. Mahatma Gandhi wrote a letter to G. K. Gokhale on dated 18 October 1896 that I promised to leave with Mr. Sohoni some further papers in connection with the Indian question in South Africa. I am sorry I forgot all about it. I beg now to send them per book post…

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Added by Prof. Dr. Yogendra Yadav on June 3, 2012 at 9:01am — No Comments

Mahatma Gandhi and Motilal Nehru

Motilal Nehru (1861-1931); lawyer and politician; co-founder of Swaraj Party; elected to Central Legislative Assembly in 1923 and 1926; presided over Committee which drafted Nehru Report, 1928; President of the Indian National Congress, 1919 and 1928. Motilal Nehru was a prominent freedom fighter. He was much closed to Mahatma Gandhi. A several times Gandhi directed him. Sometimes he took his advice also.

Mahatma Gandhi wrote to Motilal Nehru on dated 20 February 1920 that On…

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Added by Prof. Dr. Yogendra Yadav on June 1, 2012 at 3:55pm — No Comments

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Ahimsa. 5 Replies

My own finding is that first and foremost action in nonviolence (Ahimsa) is the personal aspect of turning to become a vegetarian. It is kind-of easy if not other-intentional to be non violent with…Continue

Started by JP Cusick in Ahimsa (non-violence). Last reply by Prof. Dr. Yogendra Yadav Mar 15, 2012.

THE END AND THE MEANS / AHIMSA OR "BY ALL MEANS NECESSARY" 2 Replies

    The statement in Gandhitopia News Digest of Nelson Mandela saying that his hero was not M.K.Gandhi but J.Nehru sounded to me almost as strange as if M.K.Gandhi had said "...my teacher was not…Continue

Started by Arthur Bogomil Burton in Gandhi and Vinoba Bhave. Last reply by Prof. Dr. Yogendra Yadav Mar 14, 2012.

NOT FROM THE THREE MONKEYS WHO COVER THEIR EYES, EARS AND MOUTH... 1 Reply

 SEVENTEEN SOCIAL SINS:wealth without WORKpolitics without PRINCIPLEScommerce without MORALITYeducation without CHARACTERpleasure without CONSCIENCEscience without HUMANITYworship without…Continue

Started by Arthur Bogomil Burton in Gandhi and Vinoba Bhave. Last reply by Prof. Dr. Yogendra Yadav Mar 14, 2012.

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Started by Arthur Bogomil Burton in Gandhi and Vinoba Bhave Nov 25, 2010.

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