Virchand Gandhi Wallpapers 19-22

Posted: 15.01.2013
Updated on: 06.03.2013

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150th Birth Anniversary Celebration of Virchand Gandhi

Virchand Raghavji Gandhi (1864-1901), 19th Century Benevolent Indian

A dauntless patriot who defended Hinduism, Indian Culture, had represented Jainism in 1893’s Parliament of World Religions in Chicago on 11th, 25th & 27th September,1893 . Audience applauded on his patriotic speech & Closing Day Speech. As per Henry Steel Olcott’s Old Diary Leaves, Virchand Gandhi had also captivated in this event.

An early Indian Real Estate Expert who participated and delivered interesting speech on 25th Oct. 1893 in WORLD REAL ESTATE CONGRESS in Chicago, on Land System of India & existing LAWS & CONDITIONS affecting the ownership & transfer of land in India.

An early Indian Trade & Commerce Economist who as sole Indian delegate participated in world’s 3rd historic conference International Congress of Commerce by Philadelphia Commercial Museum and lectured on ‘TRADE RELATIONS BETWEEN UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND INDIA’, Parcel Post & Commercial Education’ on 19th & 20th Oct.1899.

A Reformer who established in Chicago ‘Society for the Education of Women in India’.

A philanthropist who collected and sent Rs 40,000 and a shipload of grains from USA to India during the worst famine of 1896-97

A virtuous person who played instrumental role in settling Shree Palitana Pilgrim Tax Dispute & winning Shree Sammet Shikhar’s Piggery case.

Delivered 535 speeches in USA and Europe on Yoga, Occult Science, World Religions, Concentration, Science of Eating, Astral Vision, Astral Body, etc.

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150th Birth Anniversary of three heroes who captivated in 1893's Parliament of World Religions. Virchand Raghavji Gandhi: Jainism - 2014: (25th August, 1864 - 07th August, 1901) Anagarika H. Dharampala: Buddhism - 2014: (17th September , 1864 - 29th April, 1933) Swami Vivekananda: Hinduism - 2013 : (12th January, 1863 - 4th July, 1902) Henry S. Olcott's Old Diary Leaves (1893-1896) states, “...Besides those who represented our society and religions, especially Vivekananda, VR Gandhi, Dharmapala, captivated the public, who had only heard of Indian people through the malicious reports of interested missionaries, and were now astounded to see before them and hear men who represented the ideal of spirituality and human perfectibility as taught in their respective sacred writings."

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VIRCHAND GANDHI & MAHATMA GANDHI "...Virchand Gandhi was reading for the Solicitors Examination and would tell me all sorts of stories about barristers and vakils...." GANDHI, AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY, In Story of My Experiments with Truth, (Mohandas K. Gandhi) The First Case, Part2, Chapter III, Page 93. Beacon Press -Boston

 

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150TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF TWO INDIAN HEROES: Vivekananda (2013), VR Gandhi (2014) Besides those who represented our society and religions,especially Vivekananda, VR Gandhi, Dhannapala, captivated the public, who had only heard of Indian people through the malicious reports of interested missionaries, and were now astounded to see before them and hear men who represented the ideal of spirituality and human perfectibility as taught in their respective sacred writings" Henry Steel Olcott's OLD DIARY LEAVES 1893-1896 (The Parliament of Religions, Page 37)

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