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“A love story”–Daily Metta

June 14: “True happiness comes from health and true health is impossible without a rigid control of the palate.” –Gandhi (Guide to Health, 1930) Gandhi and his wife, Kasturba, were married as children, at 13 years old, in an arranged marriage. In many ways they grew up together, and as Gandhi grew in his understanding… read more

“An insight from Kasturba Gandhi”–Daily Metta

May 8: “The pursuit of Truth is true bhakti (devotion).” –Gandhi (Yeravda Mandir, p. 4) The night before morning prayer meetings, Kasturba Gandhi used to memorize the prayers shared from the various religious traditions. During prayer time, she would close her eyes as words were slowly, purposefully recited, and let them sink deep into her… read more