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, […]

The Relevance of Gandhi Today

Source: | 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 […]

Arun Gandhi in Port-Au-Prince Haiti

Port-Au-Prince, Haiti — Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson, Arun Gandhi, visited Haiti on a goodwill tour the last week of March 2012. He spent his five-day tour visiting a camp operated by Sean Penn’s J/P Haitian Relief Organization, leading a workshop with community leaders at Viva Rio, as well as talking with leaders from the United Nations […]

Anuradha Bhosale and the Untouchable Revolution

Guest post by: Missy Crutchfield and Melissa Turner Founding Editors | Be Magazine | India has the largest number in the world of children not in school. Like the carpetbaggers of John Steinbeck’s classic novel “The Grapes of Wrath,” migrant laborers travel with their families across the Indian countryside in search of work. They set up […]

Arun Gandhi Urges Nonviolence in Cornell Speech

GWEI founder, Arun Gandhi, grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, delivered the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture Monday night in Cornell University's Sage Chapel, linking his grandfather’s theory of nonviolence to King. “I changed the two words, ‘non-violence’ to one word, ‘nonviolence,’” Gandhi said during the speech. “It stands on its own [and] it is […]

In Palm Springs Arun Gandhi Spreads Message of Peace

Source: Catalyst House Blog | Photo Credit: Wade Nomura        P reaching the message of peace and nonviolence at the recent Peace Conference in Palm Spring, California, Mahatma Gandhi's grandson Arun Gandhi said, "Over the years we have been feeding the wrong wolf in us, and so we have seen this escalation of violence." The conference was […]

Arun Gandhi speaks to Hatboro-Horsham High School students

Peace activist Arun Gandhi, grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, came to Hatboro-Horsham High School to teach students about nonviolence and to talk about the two years he lived with his grandfather. He spoke to students in assemblies and small groups Tuesday. “I just hope it makes students a little more reflective,” high school enrichment teacher Kim […]

A Gandhi Peace Day Message from Arun

Way back before the 1942 Quit India movement in India that got Gandhi arrested and imprisoned some women from a Women's Center in Wardha, near Sevagram Ashram, in Central India, requested permission to come to the Ashram on October 2 to celebrate Gandhi's birthday in his presence.  Typically, Gandhi wrote back and said:  There will […]

Peace Week 2011

Tomorrow, Wednesday Sept 21, I'm pleased to be a featured speaker along with Dr. Jane Goodall, Deepak Chopra and others, for the PeaceWeek 2011, a free global peace telesummit with over 60 great peacebuilders. I'll be speaking from 9:00 – 9:30 a.m. Pacific Time. All calls are recorded and will be available for free indefinitely. […]

Arun Gandhi at University of District of Columbia

Here is Arun Gandhi's recent interview on campus at University of DC! HIGHER EDUCATION TODAY — Nonviolence and Gay Students — Your connection to contemporary issues, people, and institutions involved in the world of higher education. HIGHER EDUCATION TODAY is produced by the University of the District of Columbia; host is educational consultant and author […]

Gandhi’s probity should be an example for everyone

A recent article appeared in the Times of India that featured Arun Gandhi's grandchildren Kasturi and Vivan.  It speaks to the importance of MK Gandhi being a much-needed role-model to the people, especially the children, in our turbulent and uncertain times. Bapu's probity should be an example to all Source: Bella Jaisinghani | Times of […]

Mahatma’s grandson to attend Dalai Lama’s birthday celebrations

‘Dr. Arun Gandhi and Martin Luther King III will grace the occasion to mark the birthday of His Holiness in Washington on July 6,’ announced Tenzin Taklha, joint secretary at the Dalai Lama’s office on Monday. Over 100,000 people are expected to turn out for the Tuesday July 6th event being held at the Verizon […]

Transform Africa! Arun Gandhi Urges Graduates

Guest post by Sharai Nondo | Africa University The graduating class of 2011 — the 17th class of graduates for the United Methodist-related school — included 279 bachelor’s degree and 71 master’s degree recipients from 19 African countries. Gandhi, an author, journalist and social activist and the grandson of Mohandas “Mahatma” Gandhi, urged the graduates […]

We are proving Gandhi right

There certainly are many issues involved in the modern phenomenon of making fun over someone’s religion. The primary issue that concerns me is the lack of respect for someone’s faith. In the world we live in, respect is eroding just as rapidly as the environment and the ecology. When people make fun of other people’s […]

Arun Gandhi’s Talk in Aurora Colorado

As part of the Season for Nonviolence, this program presents the Dr. Arun Gandhi recent talk in Aurora Co. about alternatives to violent responses. Presented by the Aurora Police Department, Aurora Public Schools, and New Dawn Center for Spiritual Living.