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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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December 30: Mumbai / Pune / Kolhapur

Posted by on Feb 7, 2013 in Gandhi Legacy Tour 2017-18 | 0 comments

December 30: Mumbai / Pune / Kolhapur

Buffet breakfast at the Waterstone Hotel and then the group will check-out and board the bus for the Mani Bhavan.   Visit Mani Bhavan: Bapu’s transit home in Mumbai.  Mani Bhavan a simple old-style, two storied building on Laburnum Road, Mumbai. Whenever Gandhi was in Mumbai, between 1917 to 1934, he stayed at this home which is now converted into the museum and an adjacent research center. In   1955 Mani Bhavan was dedicated as a memorial to Gandhi and to the very important activities of great significance he initiated from that place.  Mani Bhavan is recognized as a Research Institute preparing students for Ph.D. degree in Gandhian Thought and Rural Development by...

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