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The Gandhi Foundation Ashram Experience 2018 (formerly known as the Gandhi Summer Gathering)

For many years the Gandhi Foundation has run a Gathering/Ashram Experience in the UK, usually during the last week of July. It is designed to be a week of exploring community and creativity through sharing. We aim to provide a lively environment and provide for all ages. The Experience in 2018 will be held at […]

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Gandhi Foundation Multi-Faith Celebration 2018

The Gandhi Foundation and the Bhavan Indian cultural centre present: A Multi Faith Concert: Featuring performances and exhibitions by artists inspired by faith and interfaith harmony Saturday 3 February 2018, 6-8.30 pm At the Bhavan Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, 4a Castletown Road, West Kensington, London, W14 9HE. The current schedule is as follows: 18.00 – Welcome and intro 18.10-18.20- Syrian […]

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The Gandhi Foundation International Peace Award 2013

The Gandhi Foundation International Peace Award for 2013 was awarded to Jeremy Corbyn, MP Islington North on 26th November 2013 at Portcullis House. Thank you to all who attended You can read Jeremy Corbyn’s speech by clicking here You can also view photographs of the event by scrolling down the right hand column of our homepage to reach […]

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Gandhi and War by George Paxton

Gandhi and War By George Paxton Professor Anthony Parel in his Gandhi Foundation Annual Lecture 2011, Pax Gandhiana (which can be read by clicking the link at the end of this article), asks to what extent Gandhi’s nonviolence is compatible with the coercion which any state inevitably exercises. He claims that “coercion based on consent […]

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World Civilian Coalition Gathers for Global March to Jerusalem

World Civilian Coalition Gathers for Global March to Jerusalem Beirut -The International Executive Committee of the Global March to Jerusalem announces the completion of the preparations for the Second International Conference where the representatives of the International Committees involved in the organization of the Global March to Jerusalem will meet. The conference will be held in […]

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Who Was Fritz Schumacher? by Diana Schumacher

Who Was Fritz Schumacher? by Diana Schumacher E F Schumacher, the economist-philosopher, was born 100 years ago this year. The following article is edited from a longer paper written for the Schumacher Society in 2008. Ernst Friedrich (Fritz) Schumacher was an unlikely pioneer of the Green Movement. He was born in Bonn in 1911, studied at Oxford […]

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Book Review – Timeless Inspirator: Reliving Gandhi Edited by Raghunath Mashelkar

Timeless Inspirator: Reliving Gandhi Edited by Raghunath Mashelkar Sakal Publications 2010 HB pp369 ISBN 978 93 80571 48 5   This is a book on Gandhi that looks much more to the future than to the past. It takes the form of 45 short essays by ‘superachievers’ (almost all Indian). The idea came from the editor who […]

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