Urgency Amid Tragedy:
Embracing Nonviolence Education for a Safer Future

We are deeply saddened to learn about the recent tragic events at UNLV. Our hearts go out to all those affected by this senseless act of violence. In moments like these, it becomes increasingly clear why the principles of nonviolence education are more crucial than ever. The recent incident underscores the urgency to cultivate a […]

International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

Today, on the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, let’s reaffirm our commitment to peace. As we witness the gradual release of hostages amidst the conflict between Hamas and Israel, it’s a reminder that every life matters. MC Abdul, the young Palestinian rapper, echoes this sentiment, reminding us that our lives matter too. […]

Reflecting on a Night of Ahimsa:
UNLV Screening Unites Hearts for Peace and Change

Ahimsa Sanskrit word for Nonviolence.  The ancient Indian principle of nonviolence which applies to actions towards all living beings. Ahimsa Peace Institute enjoyed the privilege of organizing a special debut screening of the award winning “Ahimsa-Gandhi: The Power of the Powerless” a film by Ramesh Sharma, hosted by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) […]

UNLV Screening Host Of Ahimsa-Gandhi One Oct Panelist Include

Rajmohan Gandhi (prerecorded One Oct Opening Address for the Las Vegas community) Rajmohan Gandhi is a distinguished Indian biographer, historian, and research professor at the Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, in the United States. His illustrious lineage includes being the grandson of Mahatma Gandhi and Chakravarthi Rajagopalachari. […]

UNLV Paves the Way: Presenting Nevada’s
Premiere Ahimsa Gandhi Screening Event

 Ahimsa: Gandhi – The Power of the Powerless (Official Trailer) from Emerging from the Earth on Vimeo.           Location and Venue  | UNLV Film Department Screening Host UNLV’s FDH-109, a 254-seat theatre in the Flora Dungan Humanities Building 4505 S Maryland Parkway Las Vegas, NV 89154 Date – One October […]

Sunanda Gandhi Girls School and Eco-Dome Evolution

GWEI Grant Supported Projects | Sunanda Gandhi Residential Girls School and Washi Gandhi Center for Learning | We are excited to unveil Sunanda Gandhi Residential Girls School, built on an acre of land, a beautiful example of cross culture cooperation. Next, the Sunanda and Arun Gandhi Memorial School* will be developed by the Mahatma Gandhi […]

From Darkness to Triumph

 AVANI “Sunanda Gandhi Residential Girls School” is the location where our founder entered into his eternal sleep as his daughter Archana Prasad puts it.  He left his body one month ago, we all miss him dearly.  Gandhi Worldwide Education Institute will continue to partner with and support the work of AVANI-Sunanda Gandhi Residential Girls […]

Arun Manilal Gandhi, 5th Grandson of Mahatma Gandhi Passes

Very sad news to announce. Photo of Arun Gandhi at the Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad, India. April 14, 1934 Durban, South Africa – May 2, 2023 5:04 a.m. Kolhapur, India Arun Gandhi, 5th grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, son of Gandhi’s second child Manilal and Sushila Gandhi, brother to Sita and Ela, and father of Tushar […]

9 Wonderful Quotes from MK Gandhi

9 Wonderful Quotes from Mahatma Gandhi – 1) “If we are to teach real peace in this world…we shall have to begin with the children.” 2) “By education I mean an all-round drawing out of the best in the child and man; body, mind and spirit.” 3) “Character alone will have real effect on the […]

Was Gandhi Racist?

Was Gandhi Racist? Selective research and reporting have sometimes distorted the image of Gandhiji.  As a result, Ela Gandhi (Arun Gandhi’s sister and granddaughter of Mahatma Gandhi) felt compelled to compile a message included below.  Satish Dhupelia, great grandson of Mahatma Gandhi and who lives in Durban South Africa, was interviewed on the South African Radio on the matter […]

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 […]

October 2nd Worldwide Message of Peace
Happy Birthday Bapuji!

October 2nd Worldwide Message of Peace The Gandhi Legacy Tour family supports the efforts of Peace and of the Gandhi Development Trust in Durban, South Africa.  This week Gandhi Development Trust leadership reached out to friends to help spread the message of peace to youth.  October 2, 1869 is Mahatma Gandhi’s birth date.  Jai Jai Jayanthi Bapuji! Satish […]

Gandhi’s Teachers

Recently I hosted Tushar Gandhi and his lovely wife Sonal during their brief visit to Las Vegas, and as we dined on fine Indian cuisine at the wonderful Gandhi Cuisine restaurant the discussion turned to the subject of Gandhi’s teachers. For our memorable evening we were joined by the eminent UNLV Gandhi scholar, Satish Sharma, […]

Arun Gandhi Addresses the UN General Assembly
A New Culture of Peace

Arun Gandhi is often asked during his speaking engagements and legacy tours what he says in “high-level” meetings to political leaders and he responds, “the same things I’m saying to you.”  The following webtv video provides a perfect example of this during his recent address at a high-level United Nations forum in New York. In Arun […]

GWEI Accepted by UN Economic and Social Council

“United Nations Economic and Social Council chamber New York City 2” by MusikAnimal – Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0 via Commons.  Gandhi Worldwide Accepted by United Nations Economic and Social Council Special Consultative Status Bestowed on  Gandhi Children’s NGO by UN   WACAUNDA, Ill., Aug. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — “The UN Consultative Status for […]