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March 2012 Blog Posts (10)

Utilization of Available Power

Power is a very necessary means of life. These days we cannot imagine our comfortless in life without it so it is very necessary to best use of power. Mahatma Gandhi spoke at Poona on 1 March 1946 that I regard the existence of power wheels for the grinding of corn in thousands of villages as the limit of our helplessness. I suppose India does not produce all the engines or grinding machines. I fondly hope that the number of wheels and engines does not run into thousands even for the…

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Added by Prof. Dr. Yogendra Yadav on March 20, 2012 at 5:39am — No Comments

Most popular speech of Mahatma Gandhi

Gandhiji delivered his most popular speech on the occasion of Banaras Hindu University inauguration programme at 6 February 1916. In this speech you can find the actual mind set up of Mahatma Gandhi. You know how much he brave? I have merely removed some of the verbiage which in cold print would make the speech bad reading: Friends, I wish to tender my humble apology for the long delay that took place before I was able to reach this place. And you will readily accept the apology when I tell…

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Added by Prof. Dr. Yogendra Yadav on March 19, 2012 at 5:22am — No Comments

Religion and peace

Religion and peace are inter related. We can get true peace through religion. But you know religion must be in true sense. No human being or religious institution is perfect in this imperfect world. Religious institutions are an answer to the challenge of the age and the particular circumstances prevailing at the time. Today we worship Christ but the Christ in the flesh we crucified.

In theory, a perfect religion is possible. But mankind has not known any so far just as no man…

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Added by Prof. Dr. Yogendra Yadav on March 13, 2012 at 11:13pm — No Comments

Food habits

 

There are various castes and creeds in India. The very common belief among the foreigner that all Indians are born vegetarians. This is true only in part. Indian people are divided into three main divisions- Hindus, Muslims, and the Parsis. The Hindus are again divided into four main castes-Brahmins, Kshatriyas, Vaisyas, and Sudras; there is theory only Brahmins and Vaisyas are pure vegetarians. But in practice almost all the Indians are vegetarians. Some are so…

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Added by Prof. Dr. Yogendra Yadav on March 12, 2012 at 11:34pm — 1 Comment

Swadeshi is need of today

 

India is second populated country in the world. So It have a big problem of employment. It is the duty of government fo give work of every hand. But it it is not duty of government only; It is duty of every Indians to search job nearer place to his native place. It will happen only by swadeshi concept given by Mahatma Gandhi. Gandhi wrote an article in 1924. That will be very precious for us.

The real reform that India needs is swadeshi in its true sense. The immediate…

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Added by Prof. Dr. Yogendra Yadav on March 9, 2012 at 9:42pm — No Comments

SELF-SUPPORTING EDUCATION

 

We are progressing very fast in all field of our life. We want to have calculations of every moment. In Indian education system we have a lot of time for spending. We can utilize of it by learning of usable things which will be means of our livelihood. The education system given by Mahatma Gandhi to world that was a such type education.

In his meeting he always addressed which narrated the story of how it educated the children under its charge, and it’s very laudable…

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Added by Prof. Dr. Yogendra Yadav on March 8, 2012 at 9:01pm — No Comments

Rowlett Act & Satyagraha

 

Mahatma Gandhi opposed all those activity which was not fare for Indains. Rowlett Act was one of them. It was the first Satyagraha which spread all over India in the guidance of Mahatma Gandhi. Mahatma Gandhi wrote an article in the name of Satyagraha for knew about Satyagraha. Which was totally done by followed satya and ahimsa?

It was in order to combat the Rowlett Act which had raised a storm of unprecedented opposition inside the Council Chamber from the Indian…

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Added by Prof. Dr. Yogendra Yadav on March 8, 2012 at 3:48am — No Comments

Food Habits In India in last 19th centuary



 

Mohan Das Karma Chand Gandhi went England for study of law. He wrote a article on the demand of vegetarian society. This article showed the food habit of Indian in 19th century second half. It is beneficial for students who want to know about concerning subject.

India is a vast peninsula populated by two hundred and eighty-five million souls. It is as large as Europe less Russia. In such a country, the customs and manners in…

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Added by Prof. Dr. Yogendra Yadav on March 5, 2012 at 12:55am — No Comments

Possibilities of reform in jail

 

Mahatma Gandhi spent his valuable time in Jail. He thought on it regularly, How can it reformed in us. Gandhi wrote on his experiane. Show the way reform. It has been my invariable experience that good evokes good, evil—evil; and that therefore, if the evil does not receive the corresponding response, it ceases to act, dies of want of nutrition. Evil can only live upon itself. Sages of old, knowing this law, instead of returning evil for evil, deliberately returned good for evil and…

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Added by Prof. Dr. Yogendra Yadav on March 4, 2012 at 7:21pm — No Comments

Mahatma Gadndhi's ethics of fasting

Jail was like for Mahatma Gandhi. He had read a lot of books in jail. He wrote his maximum books in jail. He wrote maximum articles for his periodicals. He had done maximum experience on diet in the jail. He made many experiments on the fasts also. Then he found its ethicks. So I think, there are great contributions of jail to make him Mahatma. He wrote that my cell was situated in a triangular block containing eleven tells. They were also part of the separate division, but the block…

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Added by Prof. Dr. Yogendra Yadav on March 3, 2012 at 8:08pm — No Comments

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How to Learn Nonviolent Resistance As King Did

Created by Shara Lili Esbenshade Feb 14, 2012 at 11:48am. Last updated by Shara Lili Esbenshade Feb 14, 2012.

Two Types of Demands?

Created by Shara Lili Esbenshade Jan 9, 2012 at 10:16pm. Last updated by Shara Lili Esbenshade Jan 11, 2012.

Why gender matters for building peace

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Gene Sharp & the History of Nonviolent Action

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