An essay series by Citizens for Peace, in collaboration with the Times of India, to mark Gandhi Jayanti (also the International Day of Non Violence), in which leading thinkers, writers, artists and business persons share insights about how we can magnify and strengthen the countless actions of ordinary citizens who demonstrate a tenacious longing for freedom from violence. The essay series appeared in the Times of India for nine weeks starting from October 2nd 2008.
Read the essays:
Living in a MAD time by Rajni Bakshi
The value of compassion by Sudhir Kakar
Aman ki talaash mein by Dr. Syeda Hameed
Rule of law: the only sane way to live by Satish Sahney
Making the truth powerful by Aruna Roy
Politics of peace by Yogendra Yadav
The law, its enforcement and peace by Mihir Desai and Titoo Ahluwalia
Peace of (my) mind by Farhan Akhtar
The hard work of peace by Dilip D'souza
We all cherish tranquility by His Holiness, the Dalai Lama
Citizens for Peace is in the process of publishing the Peace Series as a booklet, with an Introduction by Pratap Bhanu Mehta. The booklet will be available online soon.