Archive | November, 2010

The Gandhi Foundation Annual Lecture and Peace Award – 2010

      This year the Gandhi Foundation’s Annual Lecture and Peace Award took place on the 3rd November in the House of Lords, in a session chaired by Lord Bhikhu Parekh, Vice President of The Gandhi Foundation.  Lord Parekh welcomed the guests and introduced Omar Hayat, a Trustee of The Gandhi Foundation who then […]

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Signatures of a Saint – by Anil Chandra

It was a July evening in Jhansi in 1945. A strong wind was blowing. A vast throng of town people, the peasants, and their families were moving towards an open piece of land near a hill. The men were dressed simply in kurta, dhoti or pyjamas while the spare figures of women were wrapped in […]

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Liberating Choices

How can we distinguish between fatal and liberating choices? That was the question posed by Sheikh Aly N’Daw, head of the International Sufi School. He was speaking at his book launch in Westminster, hosted by Ian Stewart MP, chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Friends of Islam group. Aly N’Daw is from the Mouride school of […]

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