Friday, January 30, 2009

Remembering Mahatma


[Above: Mahatma Gandhi sharing a light moment with his granddaughters. source: Enc. Britannica]

[Gandhi's] words struck me so forcibly that there and then I committed myself to attempt to make a film about Mahatma Gandhi - a commitment that changed the subsequent twenty years of my life.
-- Richard Attenborough, in his introduction to the book - The Words of Gandhi
Today, Jan 30, 2009 is the 61st anniversary of Bapu's demise.

Update: Added Mahatma's speech on spirituality recorded by BBC at Kingsley Hall, London in Oct 1931 (~5:20 min.).



  • See also:
  • Go here for works of Gandhi at Project Gutenberg.
  • Go here for Gandhi's speech at BBC.co.uk.

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