Browsing all posts from August, 2011.

Servant of Peace

August 29th, 2011 | 1 Comment

Meet Gopaldada, a true mystic and servant of humanity. An 86-year-young teacher, singer, activist, and philosopher, he was born in a small village of Gujarat, India called Unjha. Although he was brought up within a large traditional Gujarati family, he was never interested in pursuing a profession in business. From the beginning, he was attuned […]

Be like a broom

August 27th, 2011 | No Comments

“Be like a sweeping broom” he would often say, who is always humble in the process of cleaning outside and helping us to be clean from within. On August 26th , we had a inspiring cleanliness evening in remembrance of Shri Ishwar dada, also fondly known as Toilet Man. From young children to elder community leaders, everyone […]

Ekatva (Oneness) Tour

August 20th, 2011 | No Comments

To spread the message of love, peace and compassion, sixteen children from some of the largest slums of Ahmedabad, Gujarat were selected. Through a nine month audition process they are being trained and developed, by two mentors from Manav Sadhna and teachers from Darpana Academy, to perform a 90-minute dance-drama production sharing Gandhiji’s message of […]

Smiling God

August 5th, 2011 | No Comments

One of our Lokmitra Raghu has been running a tiffin service for the poorest of the poor. Recently Rafa, a manav sadhna volunteer from Spain, went to distribute food with Raghu and shared the following experience: “After three hours of roaming in the Ahmedabad slums with Raghu, distributing food from house to house, I started […]