The first part of this volume is made up of the transcripts of two interviews, held in 1978 and 1995. The next part contains excerpts of the author's memories of Gandhi, and of his childhood and adolescence in one of Gandhi's ashrams. The last two sections contain material from Narayan's writings that reveal his thoughts, actions as a nonviolent trainer, and contain accounts of his adventures.
Part 1 Three themes: nonviolence; revolution; education; notes on important events; 1979 through 1995. Part 2 Gandhi through a child's eyes: some memorable childhood events. Part 3 Activities in the 1970s: youth against famine; people's committees; people's committees for relief and rehabilitation; the ISSI; a look at the future. Part 4 Notes and papers: a note on training in nonviolence; the role of the Shanti Sena in conflict resolution; impediments to peace; the making and bearing of the Youth Peace Corps; peace marchers in unpeaceful Bengal; unarmed peace-keeping; encounter with a wild elephant; after Gujarat - Bihar; peace education through a movement of dissent; JP's role in second liberation; with the PM in the air-crash; total revolution and nonviolence; questions supplementary; a peep within.
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