Swaraj Peeth Trust

Swaraj Peeth Vision: Swaraj Peeth is a journey of self-inquiry reflecting general unease and helplessness coupled with an urge to do something about growing power, scope, and expediency of violence. It is easy to narrate the vices of violence and virtues of nonviolence; the troubling question before us is how to face violence through nonviolence. Unless experiments of nonviolence in critical areas of violence are conducted, neither a sustainable answer to violence could be found, nor can people's faith in nonviolence be restored. Therefore .Nonviolence too needs investment. Had we invested in nonviolence - the 'science of soul,' in the words of Mahatma Gandhi, in the similar w...
Schools in insurgency affect villages in India
Radicalized tribal youth leaders in Banka Tribal insurgency district of Bihar, turned Gandhi Peace Volunteers through sustained visits, compassionate relationship building and nonviolence dialogue are at a threshold of ushering in a new phase: undertaking community reforms, starting with education for tribal children deprived due to defunct primary schools by dispelling fear of Maoism, for the appointed teachers don't go to these villages out of fear, and raising volunteer teachers.
Reclaiming Radicalized Youth in India
Gandhian dialogue on radicalization, education and training in his vision and methods of nonviolence; visiting human suffering with love and compassion in the conflict zone of Jammu & Kashmir and in radicalized tribal belt of eastern India has built community peace-infrastructures in 16 districts; motivated youth away from ideologies of hate and violence; 100+ dedicated Gandhi Peace-Makers resolved this year 21 violent conflicts. Radicalization tended at its root can stop breeding extremism. project reportread updates from the field

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