Hind Swaraj is a both a critical reflection on the idea of civilizations and a civilizational document in itself, which needs to be re-read by every generation in order to get a grasp on the essential nature and indispensability of Indian civilization.
This book gives a more realistic assessment of Gandhi, quite different from the hagiographic accounts we grow up within India and surprisingly in South Africa too.
महात्मा गांधी से संबंधित हर स्मारक पर अक्सर पर्यटकों का तांता लगा रहता है और उसमें भी विदेश से आने वाले लोगों के लिए महात्मा सदैव ही आकर्षण का केन्द्र रहे हैं।
Gandhi, a devout Hindu, believed faith could nurture the civilizational harmony of India, a land where every religion had flourished. Jinnah, a political Muslim rather than a practicing believer, was determined to carve up a syncretic subcontinent in the name of Islam.
Savarkar’s contribution to all he touched is immense. The life of Veer Savarkar continues to inspire countless people even today. Self-sacrifice and devotion to duty are the outstanding qualities that stand out throughout his life.
Of Gandhi, discovering the self, and the profound psychological baggage of an Indian.