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13.02.2013

“Mahatma Gandhi – Great Soul of India” exhibition – a joint project of Consulate General of India in St. Petersburg and St. Petersburg Branch of the International Center of the Roerichs in “Yuzhno-Primorskaya” Library No.10, St. Petersburg, Russia


“Mahatma Gandhi – Great Soul of India” exhibition was opened on February, 13th in “Yuzhno-Primorskaya” Library No.10, St. Petersburg, Russia. The exhibition is a joint project of General Consulate of India in St. Petersburg and the Regional Non-Governmental Organization “St. Petersburg Branch of the International Non-Governmental Organization “The International Center of the Roerichs””. The exhibition shows rare photos and documents about Mahatma Gandhi’s life and depicts the most important events which made M.Gandhi a leader of the national Indian movement for independence. Helena V.Kucheryavenko, a lector of the St.Petersburg Branch of the Internationl Center of the Roerichs, has made a lecture with a video-presentation about M.Gandhi’s childhood, his studies in England, his solicitor work in Africa, his correspondence with Leo Tolstoy, which influenced greatly on his philosophy and  Satyāgraha movement.



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