Sunday, October 2, 2011

In Honour of Bapu, The Father of The Nation - Mahatma Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

Many years ago, a solitary figure clothed in a loin cloth, firmly holding on to his stick of principles and ideologies, set out on an expedition…

Mahatma Gandhi, Bapu the Father of the nation, Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad, Gujarat

He traversed the difficult pathways full of struggles and opposition, all this to unearth the greatest treasure for His people…

Inspirational Quote by Mahatma Gandhi, Bapu the Father of the nation, Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad, Gujarat

In the route, He gave out the definition of ‘Freedom’, before…

Wisdom quote by Mahatma Gandhi, Bapu the Father of the nation, Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad, Gujarat

… Ultimately discovering  His long cherished dream, the Priceless Gem,
My Country – ‘The Free India’...

Saying by Mahatma Gandhi, Bapu the Father of the nation, Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad, Gujarat

And leaving behind an inspirational legacy for generations to come...

Life quote by Mahatma Gandhi, Bapu the Father of the nation, Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad, Gujarat

...That great figure was none other than 'The Mahatma', Mahatma Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, a significant figure of the Indian Freedom Struggle
and an architect of Indian Independence
...

An Image of Mahatma Gandhi, Bapu the Father of the nation, Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Mahatma Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (2 October 1869 – 30 January 1948)

2nd October (Mahatma Gandhi's birthday - Gandhi Jayanti or Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti):

On the 142nd birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, also fondly known as Bapu and renowned world over as The Father of the Nation, just spare a few moments to ponder on His wisdom, teachings and invaluable contributions to the rich history of India…

Location of Images:  Sabarmati Ashram, Mahatma Gandhi's Home in Ahmedabad, Gujarat

57 comments:

  1. Great post!
    You did well by posting this Arti. :)

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  2. It was a great man!!
    I've seen many times in his biography video!
    many greetings

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  3. Very apt one for the occasion.Good work :).

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  4. Timely and a very well compiled post Arti..!

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  5. I learned about him when I was junior high school student.
    However, I didn't know his thought deeply.
    I could know the glimps of his thought through this post.
    Thank you for sharing. :)

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  6. He was a great man .......Thanks for sharing

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  7. nice post on the occasion of Birth Anniversary of Gandhiji

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  8. he changed the world....one step at a time....

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  9. Thanks for this beautiful post on Bapu:) Yes, his life is his message and hope our future generations learn and follow his ideals:)))

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  10. Very nice... that would be an overwhelming place to visit.

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  11. It is the greatest need of the hour in this moment of history where there is turmoil and unrest all over the world these words of mahatma gandhi teach us that we are world and we create it with our thoughts and actions. The is a supreme peace in his words ... thank you for sharing such a timely post

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  12. He was indeed a great man! Marvelous post, Arti! Hope you've enjoyed a great weekend!

    Sylvia

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  13. What an interesting topic for a blog! I have a cousin who lives 1/2 in US, 1/2 in India on various spiritual...or meditative journeys. I can't wait until the day I get to visit India - I'll have to come back to your blog for some ideas and advice!

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  14. I saw the Hollywood movie, Gandhi, years ago. It was very inspiring.

    Thanks for visiting my blog, Arti. I'll visit yours on a daily basis and have added it to my blogroll.

    BTW, blogger won't allow me to post on OPEN ID or by clicking on Wordpress. The only way I can comment on blogspot today is via NAME URL.

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  15. Yes, he needs to be remembered. Do you have a national holiday for him?

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  16. Gandhi is an icon, a genius. Your post was very enlightening. Thank you.

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  17. Thank you for the remembrance. Beautiful.

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  18. Mahatma Gandhi was indeed a wonderful person and great freedom fighter, thanks for sharing some wonderful pics out here, overall a very beautiful post.

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  19. @ gigihawaii
    I will check why it does not allow it to post comment via wordpress. Many others do comment who have wordpress blogs.

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  20. @ Ginny
    Yes, 2nd of October is a national holiday.

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  21. I learned about Gandhi as a father of independence when I was a student. But I didn't know his birthday is 2nd of October.It's the same of my birthday. I'm glad of it.
    Have a lovely week.

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  22. Gandhi is one of the people I admire most! Thanks for this lovely post.

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  23. Thanks for reminding us, Arti. One can never ponder too much on his wise words...

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  24. Wonderful tribute to great person.

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  25. Hello Arti:
    What a beautifully presented tribute this is to Gandhi. A wonderful celebration of his life and his inspirational teachings. India is richer for his having lived and the world is poorer that he is no longer alive.

    Thank you so much for your comment on our blog to which we have replied. We are delighted to have found you and have signed up as Followers to keep in touch.

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  26. Its good to see a blogger who shared this thing..and as always in the best manner...

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  27. Great post Arti, We need leaders like him even now as there is so much violence these days. I wish we follow some of his principles and make this world a better place.
    Saru

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  28. A man for all time. Nice post.

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  29. A very beautiful tribute to Bapu ~ a well compiled n very thoughtful post!
    USMasala

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  30. इस यात्रा का हिस्सा बना मैं खुद भी आज....बापू की यादों में डूबा,मैं खुद भी आज....मैनें भी उस मिटटी के दर्शन किये...जहां रहा था वो देवदूत कभी....कुछ पल को बापू बना,मैं खुद भी आज.....आभार बहुत-बहुत आपका.....वहां घूमा कर लाने के लिए....आपने भी क्या कभी सोचा होगा...कि आपकी तस्वीरों और शब्दों पर चल कर कोई एक भूत भी इस जगह घूम आयेगा....!!पुनः आभार आपका....

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  31. Wonderful post Arti, about a great man.

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  32. Hi Arti,

    A wonderful tribute to Gandhi - I remember going to watch a great movie of his life once and really enjoyed it.

    Hope you have a lovely week
    Hugs
    Carolyn

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  33. i loved the post. Atleast we have to remember on this auspicious day

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  34. Wonderful Post Arti.
    If we could follow what you have shown in the post we would definitely come out as improved human being.
    I try to follow what Mahatma preached during his life and follow Gandhian ideology.
    Thanks for such a post.

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  35. Beautiful. I'm so glad there's a national day to remember his work and sacrifice.

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  36. A really superb post and what a nice tribute...only u could do it Arti :)

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  37. Great post at the most appropriate time. His handwritten message is the best part of the post.

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  38. Thanks for the sneak peek into Bapu's Ashram! I am going to be visiting it next week (hopefully).

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  39. Thanks for such a fascinating post, I for one have come away having learnt a lot more about this inspirational man.

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  40. Gandhi continues to be such an inspiration - one of the many great people of india!

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  41. What a beautiful post on Ghandiji -- thank you for this.

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  42. This was such an interesting read, did enjoy all the information, he indeed was a great man.

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  43. nice collection!!! the greatest man world ever had... its sad that our people remember him only on October 2 and Independence day!!!

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  44. Very inspiring..pictures are worth 1000 words!!

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  45. A beautifully written tribute to Ghandi! He was a great leader advocating "non-violence". The light he warmed and lit up pople is sorely missed even long after his death. I long for a lerder like him.

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  46. Thank you for your concern. I am going to come back blogging soon.

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  47. the mahatma will always remain an inspiration to the world.

    have a great day, arti. :)

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  48. Gandhi ji, will remain an inspiration for generations to come, on how to live a simple life yet with high ethical and moral standards, which he not just believed but lived all through his life. Nice post and very nice blog.

    Nitin

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  49. I am touched by your tribute, Arti. HIs words and life are meaningful to me.

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  50. This is really inspiring Arti... People hardly write about him these days... Its a great post for educating our masses!
    Keep going!

    Love,
    Indie :)

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  51. His life and inspiration will always live in the hearts of many. Thanks for sharing a bit on a wonderful human being.

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  52. nice post. its very interesting.i will definetely visit

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  53. Gandhiji said God provides for all you need but not greed...good dedication Arti

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  54. a great post and information too

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