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Spinning Wheel Birthday: An MP3 from the Metta Center


Also see last year’s offering from the Metta Center about Charkha Jayanti. October 2nd marks Gandhi’s birthday, which he wanted to be known as “‘Spinning Wheel’ (charkha) Birthday”. In the following, short 6 minute MP3 clip, Metta Center Director Stephanie … Continue reading

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Prefigurative Politics


Desirée Rumbaugh has sent a letter to Anusara teachers, invoking M. K. Gandhi’s oft-quoted aphorism uniting personal and social change, “We must be the change we wish to see in the world.” When we focus so much on shouting about … Continue reading

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Happy Charkha Jayanti!


Happy Charkha Jayanti! Sarvodaya! Toward the uplift of all. October 2nd, 2011 marks the 142nd birthday of Mohandas Karamachand Gandhi. Instead of celebrating his image as a Mahatma or a great nonviolence leader, Gandhi insisted that his birthday be called … Continue reading

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What is Grounded Spirituality? | elephant journal


I love this post on EJ by Ben Ralston, advanced Sivananda Yoga teacher, and Reference Point Therapist/Healer. Here is my reply. How are we to “be the change” we wish to see in the world? How are we to build … Continue reading

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“Great Soul”: A Gandhi biography that will break your heart – Nonfiction – Salon.com


Apparently, there’s room for one more biography of Gandhi. This review is a pleasure to read. Gandhi is, to my mind, the gold standard of 20th-century political greatness. He produced tremendous effects, overwhelmingly good, and he achieved them not by … Continue reading

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  Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.— Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) via Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy quotes. Ayurveda Heals posted this to Facebook today. This reminds me that Tolstoy would be a good source to … Continue reading

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