Gandhi and applied spirituality

by Koneru Ramakrishna Rao

Publisher: Indian Council of Philosophical Research, Publisher: Matrix Publishers in New Delhi

Written in English
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [339]-362) and index.

StatementK. Ramakrishna Rao ; foreword by His Holiness the Dalai Lama
LC ClassificationsDS481.G3 R36 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 377 p. :
Number of Pages377
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25157609M
ISBN 109381320004
ISBN 109789381320006
LC Control Number2011351702

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Gandhi was both a statesman who lived a spiritual life and a scientist who conducted experiments in applied spirituality. Sketching the person as a composite of body, mind and consciousness, the book provides a psychological model for understanding Gandhi s life and K.

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Feb 22,  · Gandhi is widely revered as one of the great moral prophets of the twentieth century. This book focuses on a less well-known area of his interest: his engagement with Jesus and Christianity. As a faithful HinduCited by: 5. Oct 18,  · Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (—) was a preeminent political and spiritual leader of India and the Indian Independence movement.

John Strohmeier has edited numerous books on Gandhi. Michael Nagler is Professor Emeritus of Classics and 4/5(18). Mahatma (Great Soul) Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi () stands as one of history’s greatest heroes of “engaged spirituality,” a spirituality that is active within the world to help heal injustice, hatred, pettiness, fear and violence with justice, loving-kindness, equanimity, courage and nonviolence.

Gandhi was following an ancient tradition of using spirituality as a basis of social change. The Buddha and Jesus Christ had used them effectively. Gandhi’s unique discourse on the subject was the result of his having discovered the East and the West at about the same time, the one through the other.

The Kingdom of God is Within You This book completely changed the life of Gandhi and helped him become a peaceful dissenter of British rule. The main theme of the book deals with the importance of non-violent resistance to evil and how only the Divine core within us our only real guide to world change.

The Spiritual Teachings of Ramana Maharshi. by Uma Majmudar, Ph.D. No other book or scripture influenced Gandhi, shaped his character, and transformed his life as profoundly and permanently as did the Bhagavad Gita. Among the many books he read, “Gita” alone became an unfailing source of strength and solace to him in the darkest hours of his life.

As a spiritual reference [ ]. Had Gandhi's advice in Hind Swaraj been taken into consideration the world would not have been what it is today with its exploitations, corruption, injustice and what not.

Even today it is possible to live a simple life with minimum wants if we all follow Gandhi's preaching about science and spirituality. Gandhi spoke in a low tone and was a hesitant public speaker.

Yet people of all classes were drawn to him and instinctively felt him to be a leader of deeply spiritual and moral perceptions, which he sought to realize through the pursuit of Truth.

Over 54 years of Gandhi’s public life were lived as an open book. Mahatma Gandhi inspired the world with his faith in truth and justice for all Mankind. He was a great soul who loved even those who fought against his ideals to bring about peace with non-violence.

Apr 17,  · Gandhi’s life provides an excellent case study of the ways of spiritual development. The techniques he crafted like satyagraha and the strategies he followed in his public life give us insights into how spirituality can be applied to improve human condition.

The applications Author: K. Ramakrishna Rao. Oct 02,  · Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, more fondly called Mahatma Gandhi, was a voracious reader. He had enough time, considering the amount of time he spent in jail (it's 11 years and 19 days in all).

He read books on everything - Islam, Christianity, health and hygiene, childbirth, Hinduism and Hindu philosophy, fasting, vegetarianism and even the. Oct 10,  · GANDHI The Years That Changed the World, By Ramachandra Guha Illustrated.

1, pp. Alfred A. Knopf. $ “The number of books that people write on this old man takes my breath away. He has written extensively in the areas of psychology, philosophy, education, and Indian culture.

His previously published books on Gandhi include Gandhi and Pragmatism () and Gandhi and Applied Spirituality (). He was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India in Mahatma Gandhi’s Ideas for Work, Career, and Life. our civilization’s foremost proponents of active and applied spirituality.

At the heart of He wrote this 30, word book while on a. The author of the book “Mahatma Gandhi” is probably one This is the first post I am writing on my blog where I want to write about the books that I have read and how they have changed my life or sometimes just given me moments of happiness in otherwise stressed life/5.

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Gandhi, like many great men and women before him, drew his strength from his spiritual life. But his path towards spirituality may not have been as smooth as you’d think His Spiritual Seeking.

In his early life, Gandhi was not necessarily inclined towards spirituality; in fact, quite the opposite. Jan 18,  · Gandhi's `An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth' covers his life from early childhood toand portions of it were written when he was imprisoned by the British government for his pro-freedom activities/5().

About The Book Consciousness, Gandhi and Yoga explores the cross-cultural and interdisciplinary Odyssey of K. Ramakrishna Rao spanning over a period of sixty years.

Rao’s journey is a voyage of discovery of hidden treasures of consciousness in both the East and the West; and this volume is an authoritative sourcebook detailing and discussing that voyage by scholars from around the world.

A new selection of Gandhi's writings, with an important Introduction by a leading scholar of Gandhi's life, designed to introduce his life and thought to readers. Drawn from the full range of Gandhi's published work--books, articles, broadcasts, interviews, letters--covering his thinking on religion and spirituality, on society and its problems.

A highly original, stirring book on Mahatma Gandhi that deepens our sense of his achievements and disappointments—his success in seizing India’s imagination and shaping its independence struggle as a mass movement, his recognition late in life that few of his followers paid more than lip service to his ambitious goals of social justice for the country’s minorities,/5.

This edifying and compelling collection of writings from Mohandas Gandhi ( - ) is part of the Modern Spiritual Masters Series published by Orbis Books. In the introduction, Jesuit priest and author John Dear (Living Peace) presents a succinct and salutary overview of his life and work. 5 books by Mahatma Gandhi every entrepreneur must read.

By Think Change It provides a deep social and spiritual perspective of how he developed his life’s principles and how he remained. The Story of My Experiments with Truth is the autobiography of Mohandas K.

Gandhi, covering his life from early childhood through to It was written in weekly installments and published in his journal Navjivan from to Its English translation also appeared in installments in his other journal Young India.

It was initiated at the insistence of Swami Anand and other close co Author: Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. Apr 09,  · To the world he was the spiritual leader of India's independence movement, a pioneer of non-violent resistance and father of the Indian nation.

A new book reveals Gandhi Author: Glenys Roberts. spirituality and mahatma gandhi Gandhi considered God as “an indefinable mysterious Power that pervades everything.

which makes itself felt and yet defies all proof ”[ 13 ] “ I may live without air and water but not without him blast my beliefs in God and I am dead.”[ 14 ] To him God is truth, love, ethics and morality; he is the Cited by: 2. He also wrote extensively on vegetarianism, diet and health, religion, social reforms, etc.

Gandhi usually wrote in Gujarati, though he also revised the Hindi and English translations of his books. Gandhi's complete works were published by the Indian government under the name The Collected Works of Mahatma Gandhi in the s.

The writings Born: Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, 2 October. Jan 20,  · This Gandhi biography is relatively short and easy to read. I picked this book up because I wanted to learn more about his philosophy of non-violence as he applied to life and politics. He was indeed a very spiritual man and saw politics as an extension of that spirituality/5.

Oct 02,  · His Holiness the Dalai Lama, monk and exiled leader of the Tibetan people, has always said he is a follower of Mahatma Gandhi.

Both the leaders were representatives of the idea that political change must be secondary to spiritual evolution. “I have the greatest admiration for Mahatma Gandhi.Sep 02,  · Gandhi, though belonged to India, was a saint for men and women of all religions and lands and his message today has universal relevance.

Therefore this book presenting in one volume the thoughts, sayings and messages of this spiritual giant on prayer, has limitless significance/5(4).In this scholarly book, he examines the life and work of Jesus and the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi on nonviolence.

The Indian leader never separated religion and politics. For Gandhi, working to relieve human suffering meant involvement in political action.