Posts Tagged "Bapu"

Bapu’s Favorite Raga

Posted by on May 15, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Bapu’s Favorite Raga

One of Bapu’s (MK Gandhi) favorite Raga’s “ ustad bismillah khan..raghu pati raghav raja ram..shenai”

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Day 03 (3rd December): Pune / Mumbai / Porbandar

Posted by on Feb 7, 2013 in Gandhi Lifescapes 2017 | 0 comments

Day 03 (3rd December): Pune / Mumbai / Porbandar

We begin day 3 of the tour with an early breakfast at the hotel, and drive back to Mumbai. From Mumbai’s domestic airport we will board a flight to Porbandar, a port city on India’s west coast, and the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi. On arrival, the group will be met and transferred to Hotel Harmony to freshen up following which we will visit Kirti Mandir, Gandhi’s ancestral home. On October 2, 1869, the Gandhi household was blessed with a baby born to Karamchand Gandhi and his wife Putli bai.  They named him Mohandas, and he went on to become the Father of the Nation. Therefore, the ancestral complex of the Gandhis was converted into a temple, to commemorate and reflect...

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Day 10 (10th December) : Surat / Dandi & Valsad

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Day 10 (10th December) : Surat / Dandi & Valsad

After a buffet breakfast at the hotel, the group will drive to Dandi and Valsad by bus. Stopping at Matvad the group will walk the last 5 kilometers (3 miles) to Dandi retracing the footsteps of Bapu and the 80 handpicked satygrahis who accompanied him from Sabarmati Ashram to Dandi on the epic 241 mile Salt March Satyagraha. Then from Dandi drive to Dharasana and visit the site of the raid on the Government Salt Depto. Dandi is a small village in the Jalalpore district, Gujarat, India. It is located on the coast of the Arabian Sea near the city of Navsari. It shot into worldwide prominence in 1930 when Mahatma Gandhi selected it to be the place for the Salt Satyagraha....

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The Relevance of Gandhi Today

Posted by on Apr 18, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

The Relevance of Gandhi Today

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 ago will be refreshed and the day will be as poignant as January 30, 1948. In 1969 when the world celebrated Gandhiji’s 100th birth anniversary many of us who had lived in Sewagram Ashram, Wardha, with Gandhiji were invited for a reunion. The person who organized this event was Shriman Narayanji who was then the Governor of Gujarat. He shared with us a story of his experience with...

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