Swaraj Peeth Trust, a Gandhian center for nonviolence and peace, works for Mahatma Gandhi’s vision of Swaraj – Home-Rule or Self Rule based on culture of nonviolence or cultural democracy- through building a community based nonviolent social force called Gandhi Shanti Sena; organising public dialogues, training in nonviolence and ducation programmes for creating swaraj awareness in various areas of life. Read More

Take Me to That Heaven of Freedom

“Why do you come here; what do you want; and what is the purpose of your meeting us?” He hurled at me, though in a polite manner, I could not miss the defiance and the message. The questioner was a … Read more

Why Hind Swaraj

(*Written as an Introduction to Hind Swaraj Conclave of selected Hind-Swarajists with Ven Samdhong Rinpoche in Lonawala, June 6-10, 2013) Within the realm of modern civilization, modernity, we cannot understand, much less resolve, the phenomena of injustice, exploitation of the … Read more

Five coordinates of Hind Swaraj

(At the Lonawala Hind Swaraj Conclave, 6th to 10th  June 2013 Moderator Niru Vora requested Ven Samdhong Rinpoche to respond to the presentations on the first day and enlighten them by explaining how he looks at Hind Swaraj.) Ven. Rinpoche … Read more

Five coordinates of Hind Swaraj

Five coordinates of Hind Swaraj Prof. Samdong Rinpoche  (At the Lonawala Hind Swaraj Conclave, 6th to 10th  June 2013 Moderator Niru Vora requested Ven Samdhong Rinpoche to respond to the presentations on the first day and enlighten them by explaining … Read more

Why Hind Swaraj

(*Written as an Introduction to Hind Swaraj Conclave of selected Hind-Swarajists with Ven Samdhong Rinpoche in Lonawala, June 6-10, 2013) Within the realm of modern civilization, modernity, we cannot understand, much less resolve, the phenomena of injustice, exploitation of the … Read more

Gandhi’s new spinning wheel: A Review Article

The author’s assumption that the Internet can be likened to Gandhi’s spinning wheel as an agent of change seems premature. The Mahatma would have waited for some more time to reach any such conclusion, writes RAJIV VORA Book: MUSIC of the … Read more

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