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September 2010 Blog Posts (3)

Fought in Vain

My heart is aching; dear Lord, it’s breaking

For all of your children there for the taking

Hopeless and helpless, caught in despair

Looking for shelter, bowing in prayer

They have been bitten by the dark wind

They lash out in anger refusing to bend



For fear there is no one willing to care

Trembling in silence, no one is there

To nurture the wounds suffered in war

Or feed the hungry needs of the poor

To aid in rebuilding homes broken… Continue

Added by Kay Salady on September 18, 2010 at 8:10am — No Comments

NON-VIOLENT ACTION IS POSSIBLE IN ALL SITUATION?

I was speaking at the Catholic Worker, New York, it was 2nd October 2007 and the topics was Relevance of Gandhi in Present Times. I must tell you the day was not good, weather wise. I was not sure if some people will be able to come. To my surprise, it was a jampacked, people were standing soaked in rains. After I spoke about half an hour, there were a row of questions. One of the main questions was, Is nonviolent action is possible in a situation like Hitler Rule? I humbly said, yes it is… Continue

Added by Arya Bhushan Bhardwaj on September 12, 2010 at 11:09am — 1 Comment

HOW AND WHERE DID I FIRST LEARN NONVIOLENCE -IN- ACTION IN MY LIFE ?

It was the month of June 1984, and I was at the University town of North California, named Arceta. Its name was Humbold State University. The program here, was organised by my young friend and a scholar Ben Sasway, who was the Coordinator of my program in North California. I must say a sentence more about Ben. It was he how was the first Draft- Resister after the Vietnam War, in United States. There were about 100 students and faculty members attending the meeting in the hall. The subject was… Continue

Added by Arya Bhushan Bhardwaj on September 7, 2010 at 2:30pm — 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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  FROM Arthur Bogomil BurtonPEACE, LOVE AND BLESSINGS ALWAYS25 November 2010UNITED STATES OF THE INFINITE ONENESSOF THE INFINITE CONSCIOUSNESS OF THE INFINITEContinue

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

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