Charkha (Spinning Wheel)

Charkha is an instrument of service. T-2-253 The Charkha in the hands of a poor widow brings a paltry price to her, in the hands of Jawaharl [...]

A Tribute

Outline of the Eventful life of Mahatma Gandhi …   Year Month Date Event 1933 February 11 Founds the weekly paper Harijan, publis [...]

Civilisation and Progress

A Chinese author writes: ‘The terribly tragic aspect of the situation in China is that, while the Chinese nation is called upon to throw a [...]


Gandhi’s body was borne to the pyre on a weapons carrier. There were tanks and armoured cars in the funeral procession, and detachments of [...]

Hind Swaraj

WHAT IS SWARAJ? Reader: I have now learned what the Congress has done to make India one nation, how the Partition has caused an awakening an [...]

Tagore to Mahatma

Dear Mahatmaji, Power in all its forms is irrational; it is like the horse that drags the carriage blindfolded. The moral element in it is o [...]

Political Unrest

  Year Month Date Event 1912 March 16 Commends Gokhale’s attempts for abolition of indenture system. September 12 Phoenix Trust is se [...]

Lifeline of Mahatma

an outline representation of events from the life of Mahatma Gandhi 2 October, 1869 Birth at Porbunder in Gujarat (Sudamapuri, Kathiawad) 18 [...]

Mahatma and Einstein

Satyagraha excludes the use of violence in any shape or form, whether in thought, speech, or deed. Given a just cause, capacity for endless [...]

Life of Mahatma

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi “Father of the nation” -Mahatma Gandhi Born October 2, 1869 Porbandar, Gujarat, India Died January 30 [...]


I had been wedded to a monogamous ideal ever since my marriage, faithfulness to my wife being part of the love of truth. But it was in South [...]

The Bombay Meeting

On the very day after my brother-in-law’s death I had to go to Bombay for the public meeting. There had hardly been time for me to thi [...]

Comparative Study of Religions

I found myself entirely absorbed in the service of the community, the reason behind it was my desire for self-realization. I had made the re [...]


The train reached Charlestown in the morning. There was no railway, in those days, between Charlestown and Johannesburg, but only a stage-co [...]

Way to Pretoria

I soon came in contact with the Christian Indians living in Durban. The Court Interpreter, Mr. Paul, was a Roman Catholic. I made his acquai [...]


My brother had been secretary and adviser to the late Ranasaheb of Porbandar before he was installed on his gadi1, and hanging over his hea [...]

Experiment with Truth

Gandhi’s autobiography, which he had titled ‘My experiments with Truth’ can be rated as one of the most popular and the mo [...]

Simple Present Tense

Simple present tense(1)   We use the simple present tense to talk about: (1)   things that are true now,  e.g. My name is Susie.  I am [...]

Basic Web Design

This hands-on workshop introduces you to the basic principles of Web site design and authoring using HTML. You will then use FrontPage to cr [...]

Ascribing a High Purpose of Life

Chandan Sukumar Sengupta Background We all may aware of the fact that Learning is a kind of socialization1 as well as skill acquisition proc [...]

On Hinduism

Three religions now stand in the world which have come down to us from time prehistoric — Hinduism,  Zoroastrianism and Judaism. They hav [...]


15th September, 1893 I will tell you a little story. You have heard the eloquent speaker who has just finished say, “Let us cease from [...]

The Voice of Truth

Literary education should follow the education of the hand – the one gift that visibly distinguishes man from beast. It is a superstit [...]

Basic Education

The ancient aphorism “Education is that which liberates”, is as true today as it was before. Education here does not mean mere s [...]

Mahatma on Basic Education

An education which does not teach us to discriminate between good and bad, to assimilate the one and eschew the other, is a misnomer. Educat [...]

The Stoics

At the close of the fourth century before Christ there arose the schools of the Stoics, the Epicureans, and the Skeptics. In them we seem to [...]

Renaissance in Italy

The fifth century before Christ was, in Greece, a time of intense intellectual ferment. One is reminded, in reading of it, of the splendid y [...]

Initiation of Philosophy ..

The Greek historian Herodotus (484-424 B.C.) appears to have been the first to use the verb “to philosophize.” He makes Croesus [...]

The Mazic of Oz …

1. Mount Munch On the east edge of the Land of Oz, in the Munchkin Country, is a big, tall hill called Mount Munch. One one side, the bottom [...]

Class Days …

KITTY’S CLASS DAY “A stitch in time saves nine.” “O Pris, Pris, I’m really going! Here’s the invitation [...]

Stories I Like …

MAY FLOWERS Being Boston girls, of course they got up a club for mental improvement, and, as they were all descendants of the Pilgrim Fathe [...]