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Gandhi and Us: A Message from Michael Nagler

Today marks the 151st anniversary of Gandhi’s birth (Oct. 2, 1869) — and a crisis in American and world democracy such as I, for one, never dreamed I would witness in my by-now long lifetime.  For some time now, it has seemed that these two forces, the downward drive into chaos and violence and the… read more

My remarks at the UN

On October 2, 2018, I was invited by the Indian Mission to make some remarks at the United Nation’s International Day of Nonviolence meeting. It happened to be Gandhi’s 149th birthday. Here is my speech:  I am so pleased and honored to be sharing with you this opportunity to honor and celebrate this 149th charkha… read more

“Gandhi and Environmental Movement”

  After reading Gandhi’s Hind Swaraj (Indian Home Rule), Raghav Kaushik was inspired to reflect critically on Gandhi’s views for potential pitfalls and insights for enviornmental movements. He invites us to join him in his critical anaylsis of systemic transformation. Listen below or subscribe to us on iTunes.   https://archives.mettacenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/nonviolence-radio_2018-07-20.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |… read more

Cultural Narrative: Daily Metta

“I address this appeal to you in the hope that our movement may even lead you. . . in the right direction, and deflect you from the course which is bound to end in your moral ruin in the reduction of human beings to robots.” ~ Gandhi, London Tribune, October 23, 1942 In our age,… read more