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TRIBUTE OF KASTURBAI TO MAHATMA GANDHI

The Mahatma’s remarkable wife, Kasturbai, did not object when he failed to set aside any part of his wealth for the use of her and their children. Married in early youth, Gandhi and his wife took a vow of celibacy after the birth of four sons. A tranquil heroine in the intense drama that has been their life together, Kasturbai has followed her husband to prison, shared his three-week fasts, and fully borne her share of his endless responsibilities. She has paid Gandhi the following tribute:
          I thank you for having had the privilege of being your life-long companion and helpmate. I thank you for the most perfect marriage in the world, based on brahmacharya( self-control) and not on sex. I thank you for having considered me your equal in your life work for India. I thank you for not being one of those husbands who spend their time in gambling, racing, women, wine, and song, tiring of their wives and children as the little boy quickly tires of his childhood toys. How thankful I…

MAHATMA GANDHI – A SYMBOL OF MORAL BEAUTY AND DIGNITY (A TRIBUTE TO GANDHI JAYANTI, OCTOBER 2)

MAHATMA GANDHI – A SYMBOL OF MORAL BEAUTY AND DIGNITY (A TRIBUTE TO GANDHI JAYANTI, OCTOBER 2)
Moral beauty is an exceptional and very striking phenomenon. He who has contemplated it but once never forgets its aspect. This form of beauty is far more impressive than the beauty of nature and of science. It gives to those who possess its divine gifts, a strange, an inexplicable power. It increases the strength of intellect. It establishes peace among men. Much more than science, art, and religious rites, moral beauty is the basis of civilization.  – Nobel Laureate Dr. Alexis Carrel
Mahatma Gandhi was an embodiment and perfect example of the above philosophy of Dr. Carrel. It is mainly his moral ladder that raised him to such an incredible height.
Lin Yutsang, the Chinese philosopher, said: “The People of India listen to Nehru. Nehru listens to Gandhiji and Gandhiji only listens to God.” Truly soothing and thought-provoking words about our beloved Bapuji.
The unparalleled greatness of the ‘…