What would Gandhi do today?

by Arun Gandhi, 5th grandson of Mahatma Gandhi What would Gandhi do today? When the world is torn apart by violence and governments around the world commit war crimes to preserve their hold on power; when inhumanity of the average citizen has reached its nadir and when hopelessness tears civilization asunder, we pray for peace […]

Gandhi Day Message

    Artist Gary Manson from Gatlinburg, Tennessee   Gandhi Day Message Gandhi was born October 2, 1869  One hundred and forty-five years ago Mohandas K. Gandhi was born in an innocuous town in Western India and no one imagined he would become an Apostle of peace, love and humanity.  He was killed 66 years […]

When is Enough, Enough?

 When is Enough, Enough?  The senseless shooting at the Jewish Center in Kansas City yesterday, and the loss of three innocent lives, must not be brushed aside as yet another hate-monger gone mad. Hate is a sickness that is stoked by a society that continuously divides people by religion, nationality, economics, social standings, gender, philosophy, orientation, and every […]

Grandfather Gandhi’s Simple Life Style

Grandfather Gandhi’s Life Style By Arun Gandhi, 5th grandson of Mahatma Gandhi People often wonder why Grandfather Gandhi was mostly half-naked as the British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, once described him. He chose this garb because he found that a large number of people in India were so poor that they could not afford to […]

GRANDFATHER GANDHI by Arun Gandhi

GRANDFATHER GANDHI’S INDIA I first came to the United States in 1984 and when people found out my antecedents invitations poured in to come and share whatever I could of Grandfather.  At the time they did not know that I belonged to the last generation who saw him in flesh and blood.  My personal stories […]

Farewell, Madiba

Arun’s Farewell, Madiba blog was originally posted here: Farewell, Madiba Farewell, Madiba! By Arun Gandhi As the world mourns the death of President Nelson Mandela of South Africa, affectionately known as Madiba, it is important that we don’t get too embroiled  in sentiments and, in our grief, make the mistake of consecrating his message with his physical […]

Happy Birthday Bapu, Remember This!

Original Post Source: Gandhi Legacy Tour Blog  Today, October 2nd, is Gandhi’s Birthday… To all my personal friends and friends of my late grandfather Mohandas ‘Mahatma’ Gandhi I send warm regards and best wishes from my home in Rochester, New York.  I have been encouraged by many to continue writing an annual message on the day […]

GWEI and AVANI: A New Revelation

As it appears right now, people may get the impression that we are still planning a Sunanda Memorial School and that is not right because the Board of Directors has taken a decision to call it “Gandhi Center for Learning.” I think this write up will put everything in perspective. GWEI and AVANI Partnership After […]

What is it about our obsession with terrorism?

[Editor’s note: Originally posted to my blog @ What’s with our obession with terrorism?] Our obsession with terrorism has driven many of us into such a frenzy of fear that it often borders on the ridiculous.*  I recently met a middle-aged gentleman from the upper middle class economic.  He was very curious about my frequent travels […]

Just Imagine: Is this too much to ask?

“Imagine what we can do if 100,000 people decide to donate a month (just 10 cents per day) for 12 months?  It could transform the lives of thousands of children and their families.  Is this too much to ask?” It is a sad commentary on our civilization that millions of children all over the world are denied […]

Quest for Peace: Documentary by Matthew J. Evans

Here is an outstanding film by a teenager I met in San Luis Obispo, CA.  Matthew J. Evans takes a look at one of the most pressing issues in our modern society: violence among religions. Through discussions with myself, and local religious leaders from the Central Coast of California, Matthew learns powerful lessons about nonviolence, […]

My Two Cents on the Aurora Batman Violence

My heart goes out today to the people of Aurora who have suffered this immense and mindless tragedy. To those who have lost their loved ones and to those who escaped with injuries this incident will never make any sense. The question WHY? will always haunt them. Already the nation is screaming for more protection, […]

Remembering Mothers’ Day

It almost seems inadequate for there to only be one day we celebrate for all that these amazing women do. I truly hope each and every Mother can enjoy even a small portion of the love they give to all of us. Thank you for all your love and kindness. In my blog post Sunanda […]

The Relevance of Gandhi Today

Source: www.ArunGandhi.org | Jan 21, 2010 Sixty years after his death a portion of Gandhiji’s ashes, stashed away by Madalsa and Shriman Narayan, the daughter and son-in-law of Jamnalal Bajaj, will be immersed at Chowpati Beach in Mumbai. Although I will be thousands of miles away in the United States the memories of sixty years […]

Gandhi Legacy & Development Tour

GANDHI LEGACY TOUR OF INDIA 2017 – 2018 Travel Dates : From December 29, 2017 to January 13, 2018  Dr. Arun Gandhi and GWEI are proud to offer “The Gandhi Legacy Travel Tour through India”. For the past sixteen years Mahatma Gandhi Foundation and Dr. Arun Gandhi have partnered to bring M.K. Gandhi’s philosophy of […]