Why Hind Swaraj

(*Written as an Introduction to Hind Swaraj Conclave of selected Hind-Swarajists with Ven Samdhong Rinpoche in Lonawala, June 6-10, 2013) Within the realm of modern civilization, modernity, we cannot understand, much less resolve, the phenomena of injustice, exploitation of the … Read more

Gandhi’s new spinning wheel: A Review Article

The author’s assumption that the Internet can be likened to Gandhi’s spinning wheel as an agent of change seems premature. The Mahatma would have waited for some more time to reach any such conclusion, writes RAJIV VORA Book: MUSIC of the … Read more

HIND SWARAJ : a critical edition

After the land mark scholarly work on Hind Swaraj by Prof Anthony Parel, Prof Suresh Sharma and Prof Tridip Suhrud’s Critical Edition with annotations and an alternative Hindi Translation is a significant and very valuable edition to the unfolding of … Read more

Civil Society, Governance and Nonviolence

Insurgencies amounting to terrorist use of means and organization of violence are signs of state’s inability to mediate justice and fair play.  When state’s capacity to be non-partisan and truly representative of the national culture of its people is reduced, … Read more

Exploring Nonviolence: Experiment with Hind Swaraj

When India is leaderless and its institutions rotting and decadent, what is there to inspire our people across all differences and diversities to rise above narrow self interests so that polarization, often violent, of Indian society on the lines of … Read more

Hind Swaraj Discourses and Study Camps: Story of Experiences

We have conducted more than a dozen three to five day discourse among variety of participants. It is an ongoing campaign. Whoever is interested or inspired is most welcome to contact Swaraj Peeth. Only a few random experiences are given … Read more