Articles by Ela Gandhi

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Resisting the Corrosive Power of Consumerism — A Conversation with Ela Gandhi (Podcast)
Ela Gandhi | Nonviolence Radio - TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 Sep 2021

16 Sep 2021 – The granddaughter of Mahatma Gandhi discusses growing up in her family’s intentional community and the importance of self-sufficiency.

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Mahatma Gandhi’s South African Experience – A Unique Model of Transformation
Ela Gandhi – TRANSCEND Media Service, 30 Oct 2017

Mahatma Gandhi was neither a philosopher nor an academic and although a prolific writer he was not an author and hence as he himself said “my life is my message”. His political strategy of Satyagraha has received much coverage, but the spiritual and personal changes have not been covered with the same degree of importance. Here I present those areas of his philosophy of life that in fact informed and developed his political thoughts.

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Humanity’s Principal Challenge
Howard Richards and Ela Gandhi – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 Oct 2017

20 Oct 2017 – This paper was written for a seminar in Santiago, Chile, with TRANSCEND member Ela Gandhi, a granddaughter of Mahatma Gandhi who continues his work. Each participant was asked to write three pages on the topic, “What is the principal challenge facing humanity today?”

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From the Roots to the Fruit: Nonviolence in Action Conference
TRANSCEND Member Ela Gandhi – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Mar 2012

In 1994 South African regime transformed from a racially based oppressive regime to a democratically elected inclusive regime. This happened through hard-nosed negotiations between the various interest groups. It was proclaimed to be a miracle. It was nonviolence in action largely driven by the African National Congress and its formidable leadership, led by Nelson Mandela.

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Ela Gandhi, 12 Mar 2009

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi arrived in South Africa at the age of 24 and left at the age of 45.  These 21 years, most of which he spent in South Africa, were the most crucial years in his life.  It was during this time that Gandhiji began to crystallise a unique philosophy of life.  A philosophy […]

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