Gandhi: Where Do His Values Stand Today?

October 02, 2013

In modern India, Gandhian values must be replaced with those of other influential people. Being born in India, when first starting to make sense of academia, the first of the names that are heard amongst the plethora of freedom fighters and national heroes is that of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi...

Gandhi and the Paradox of Personal Desire

October 02, 2013

The liberation that Gandhi sought required the renunciation of personal desires. Over the past century, many have accused Gandhi of being the ultimate altruist. On the contrary, however, Gandhi went on to claim that he was doing the work that took over his life for a very selfish reason: that he...

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Gandhi: Bapu, Fakir, and Statesman

October 01, 2013

Despite his blunders, Gandhi continues to be more relevant than ever. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi had wide-ranging interests and lived in three continents before exploding to prominence on the national and global stage. He started communes, ran newspapers, walked a lot, wrote innumerable letters,...

Gandhi: Perspectives on Greatness

October 01, 2013

Can Gandhi's values be used in today's India? Background Sixty-five years after his death, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, also known as Mahatma Gandhi, is still honored and remembered as one of the most influential leaders in history. His ideologies of peace and nonviolence have transcended...

Two Steps Towards A Great Life, According to M. Gandhi

September 30, 2013

In the 21st Century, Gandhi Matters More Than Ever We are at an interesting crossroads in human history where more and more people are waking up in their work and their marriages and are finding themselves deeply dissatisfied.  What was once enough is no longer. Once upon a time the American...