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“Taklis and the Art of Education”–Daily Metta

September 4: “The principle idea is to impart the whole education of the body and mind and the soul through the handicraft that is taught to the children.” –Gandhi (Harijan, June, 11, 1938)   The takli is a little handheld spindle that has ancient origins. It is not quite what is known as a ‘drop… read more

“I ask you to give up nothing.” –Daily Metta

August 24: ​”I don’t ask you to renounce any of your pet pursuits–poetry or music or literature. No, I ask you to give up nothing. All I want from you is to add to your occupation half an hour of spinning. Nobody has ever pleaded before me that he cannot spare even that half hour.”… read more