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Snapshots

  1. Bapu Kuti - बापू कुटी

    Snapshot Title: Bapu Kuti - बापू कुटी
    Taken by: Marielle

    Image: Sevagram Ashram
    Image Owner: Marielle



    Description:

    Bapu, a respectful term for father and Kuti means hut. The name Bapu Kuti translates to "Gandhi's hut" and was his primary residence within the Sevagram compund.



  2. Dairy Cows

    Snapshot Title: Dairy Cows
    Taken by: Marielle

    Image: Sevagram Ashram
    Image Owner: Marielle



    Description:

    Sevagram exercises the principle of self-reliance by growing their own produce, harvesting ayurvedic plant-based medicines, and maintaining a small herd of dairy cows.



  3. Spinning

    Snapshot Title: Spinning
    Taken by: Marielle

    Image: Sevagram Ashram
    Image Owner: Marielle



    Description:

    Each day, a demonstration is held on cotton-spinning using a charkha. Gandhi advocated self-reliance as an economic strategy for Indian autonomy, and independent cloth production was one method in whi...



  4. Gift Shop

    Snapshot Title: Gift Shop
    Taken by: Marielle

    Image: Sevagram Ashram
    Image Owner: Marielle



    Description:

    Here you can purchase books written by and about Mahatma Gandhi, as well as texts on other famous religious and social figures from India. There is even a small mailbox to send postcards home!



  5. Farm

    Snapshot Title: Farm
    Taken by: Marielle

    Image: Sevagram Ashram
    Image Owner: Marielle



    Description:

    Sevagram ashram grows its own produce and also raises dairy cattle.



  6. Daily prayers

    Snapshot Title: Daily prayers
    Taken by: Marielle

    Image: Sevagram Ashram
    Image Owner: Marielle



    Description:

    Visitors and residents of Sevagram ashram can attend nondenominational prayers at 4:00 am and 6:00 pm.