Posts Tagged "Gandhi Legacy Tour"

Mani Bhavan History
MK Gandhi and ML King Connection

Posted by on Jan 23, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Mani Bhavan History  MK Gandhi and ML King Connection

On the Gandhi Legacy Tour of India we are given a tour through the Mani Bhavan.  Important historical meetings, arrests, and events relative to Mahatma Gandhi (“Bapuji”) are explained in the video.  Bapuji learned how to spin the wheel at the Mani Bhavan. During the Gandhi Legacy Tour, while touring the Mani Bhavan in Mumbai, Arun Gandhi explained the relationship between his grandfather M.K. Gandhi (aka “Bapuji”) and Dr. Martin Luther King. In Arun’s soft and humble voice, he begins to tell this precious leela. Arun said, “It was in the late 50’s that the Indian government invited Martin Luther King to visit the India. He...

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MarketPlace | SHARE Handwork of India

Posted by on Oct 23, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

MarketPlace | SHARE Handwork of India

Pushpika in her own words shares with the Gandhi Legacy Tour of India group how MarketPlace|SHARE came to life. During the 2009-2010 Legacy Tour of India, the delegation visited Marketplace|SHARE after a devastating monsoon rips through their offices and the slum communities they serve.  They lost everything and it was shortly before the big earthquake in Haiti.  When Marketplace|SHARE community heard the news of what happened in Haiti and how it affected the people, they agreed as a community that everything they made and sold for one month would be donated to the Haitians affected by the earthquake.   MarketPlace: Handwork of India grew out of a very small-scale...

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New Gandhi Tour Grants for Youth!

Posted by on Apr 10, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

New Gandhi Tour Grants for Youth!

Originally Posted at GWEI Gandhi Worldwide Education Institute (“GWEI”) Board of Directors has established the “Essay of Excellence”, a youth “Gandhi Legacy Tour Travel Grant” program.   Two travel grants will be awarded annually – one for the Gandhi Legacy Tour of India (Dec 29 – Jan 12, 2015-2016) and the other for the Satyagraha Tour of South Africa (May 31 – June 15, 2015.)  Both tours will be led by Arun Gandhi and his son Tushar.  Aligning with with United Nations Economic and Social Council’s (ECOSOC)  Youth Forum, admonition “Giving young people a voice in development”, GWEI partnered with the Rochester, NY-based MK Gandhi Institute of...

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First Visit to Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Game Reserve

Posted by on Feb 7, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

First Visit to Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Game Reserve

The slideshow above features photos taken on the first Gandhi Satyagraha Tour of South Africa one day optional excursion from Umhlanga Rocks, Durban to Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Game Reserve. The Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Game Reserve is situated on the east coast of South Africa; it’s the oldest game and nature reserve in KwaZulu Natal, in central Zululand.  The game reserve features the Big 5, it’s where King Shaka used to hunt and known as his royal hunting grounds. It has the largest population of the white rhino in the world. Most of the rhino’s in zoos and other safari reserves come from the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Game Reserve.  This reserve was established as a safari...

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Gandhi Tour in Progress Cited by Times of India

Posted by on Jan 5, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Gandhi Tour in Progress Cited by Times of India

Times of India caught up with the Gandhi Tour legacy travelers as they toured parts of Gujarat, visiting institutions that were set up by the Mahatma or were inspired by his philosophy, during the annual pilgrimage. AHMEDABAD JAN 5, 2015: Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson Arun Gandhi, 80, and his son Tushar, 54, visited Sabarmati Ashram on Sunday. The two were leading the annual Gandhi Tour that Arun and his group of select students from University of Rochester’s MK Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence, have been undertaking for the past 16 years. Arun is the son of Manilal Gandhi, Mahatma’s second son. Speaking to Times of India about the Gandhi Tour visit to...

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