73rd Foundation Day of the Anuvrat Movement was celebrated by thousands of Anuvrat workers with a reaffirmed commitment to work ceaselessly towards a more peaceful, nonviolent and inclusive society. Anuvrat promotes a lifestyle of self-restraint and self-discipline through adopting small vows in one's day to day life. It suggests eleven basic vows and practical ways for self-transformation. In a press meet organized at the Constitution Club of India, New Delhi the union minister Mr Arjunram Meghwal said that his morality has helped him greatly in winning elections. Renowned journalist and scholar Mr Vedpratap Vaidik dwelt on his wast experience travelling [...]
The Member of Parliament from Rajsamand, Dia Kumari reached Balodaya camp being organized at the Children's Peace Palace of Anuvibha and interacted with the children. The MP asked the children to never let the mental tension dominate them. She emphasized that along with the regular studies, developing interest in sports, art, music is helpful in achieving success in life. Diya Kumari said that Anuvibha is doing a very good job and she would like to take time out soon and get involved with its activities. Activists including Anuvibha’s president Mr. Sanchay Jain, treasurer Mr. Jagjivan Chordia welcomed the MP. 85 [...]
This children’s camp was organized from 18th to 20th February 2020. Children's experiences give us new insight every time. The enthusiasm with which children participate in camp activities and open up during interactive sessions, raise a new hope. Children take away with them a new view point of life.
On the International Women's Day an event was held at Anuvibha's Children's Peace Palace in association with Ashapura Manav Kalyan Trust, Vapi, Gujrat. Around 400 girl students, teachers and parents participated. These were the girls who had been awarded Gargi Puraskar and Priyadarshini Puraskar for their excellent results in secondary and higher secondary Board exams. The girls were felicitated in the program. There was also a Career Counselling session in which experts from different fields presentation their talks. Additional Collector of Rajsamand Mr. Rakesh Gadhval, Sub Divisional Magistrate Mr. Sushil Kumar, Anuvibha President Mr Sanchay Jain, Founder of Ashapura Trust [...]
Everyone knows the central ontological question: “Why there is being, being rather than nothing? But there is another central philosophical question which the human race has been unable to answer: “Why is there violence, violence rather than non-violence?"When once asked if non-violent resistance was a form of “direct action", Gandhi replied: “...It is the only form." He said it was the “greatest force...more positive than electricity, and more powerful than even ether." Gandhi believed non-violence could be put into practice at every level of human experience. Nonviolence for him was not just a political tactic but spirituality and a way of [...]
If the goal of education is freedom from ignorance, freedom from dependence and freedom from prejudice, then it is time to ask ourselves whether our education has enabled us to acquire the necessary competence to understand the world in which we live, to develop the skills to live independently and also to live collectively. Harmonious coexistence of multiple identities is the core of human civilization. Sharing is the basis for civilised collective living in a civil society.Since the war begins in the minds of men, it is in the minds of men that the defence of peace must be constructed. ~ The [...]
A public philosophy of non-violence, a culture of peace – that’s the diplomacy the world needs todayFull text of former foreign secretary Nirupama Rao’s speech at the Gandhi Memorial Center’s ‘Fellowship of Peace Award’ ceremony.For almost all of my adult life, I have practised a profession that is diplomacy – that concerns the paths of peace rather than war. But diplomacy has also come to acquire other meanings – it covers strategy, geopolitics, competition and rivalry, maintenance of status quo, providing a velvet glove to narrow nationalism, and bypassing the common ground of mutual accommodation and mutual benefit. Perhaps the time [...]