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Day 08 (8th December): Gujarat Vidyapeeth

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

Day 08 (8th December): Gujarat Vidyapeeth

We start the day with a buffet breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast, we visit the Gujarat Vidyapeeth, tour the campus and then engage in student interaction. Gujarat Vidyapith was founded by MK Gandhi October 18, 1920.  The Institute provides a higher education with a blend of courses teaching nursery to doctorate classes. The main objective is to develop workers of character, skill, culture and dedication for the conduct of all movements connected with the regeneration of country in accordance with the ideals taught and lived by MK Gandhi. The guiding principles are: Adherence to truth and non-violence Participation in productive work with a sense of dignity of...

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Ahmedabad Visit Travel Notes – Day Two

Posted by on Jan 17, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Ahmedabad Visit Travel Notes – Day Two

[Editor’s note: Stephanie Brown was a participant of this year’s tour, she has been journaling at her ShutterFly photo blog where she has posted many more images that she and her father Jerry took] Ahmedabad Day 2 On our second day in Ahmedabad we visit Gujarat Vidyapeeth University.  A school founded by Gandhi in the 1920’s in keeping with his beliefs in experiential learning.  We were a little early for our visit so Arun started by showing us around the Gujarat Vidyapeeth Energy Park where they demonstrate the use of bicycle powered saws, lights, sprinklers, and fans and solar powered spinning machines, condensers and ovens.  It was not set up the...

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